Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee Review

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Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 87 cal/100g

Price: $$$

Overall, Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee is a significantly above average cat food, earning 8 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list. For more information on our cat food analysis techniques, please click here.


Ingredient Analysis

When evaluating a cat food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.

Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • chicken heart
  • chicken liver
  • chicken gizzards

Questionable Ingredients

None

Potential Allergens

  • dried eggs
  • salmon oil
  • dried green lipped mussels

Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.

In this case, Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee's most plentiful ingredient listed is chicken, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken heart and chicken liver as additional quality protein sources.

Additionally, it's worth noting that this product does not list either by-products nor bulk-adding fillers within its top ingredients. By-products are considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients. Common fillers typically used to add bulk to the product are not required in your cat's diet. Together, their combined absence may be indicative of a higher quality product.

Allergen alert: This product contains salmon oil, dried green lipped mussels and dried eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3126 cat foods in our database, Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee has:

  • more protein than average
  • significantly fewer carbohydrates than average
  • significantly more fat than average
  • an average amount of fiber
In general, cats have been shown to do better with a higher protein, medium fat, lower carb diet with sufficient moisture. However, specialty diets as recommended by your veterinarian may prioritize a different nutritional breakdown.

Calorie Breakdown

Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Bravo Feline Cafe Chicken Fricassee has approximately 87 calories per 100g (25 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories compared to the average of the other wet cat foods in the CatFoodDB.


All the product information on this page is based on data collected from the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on September 21, 2020.

The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.

Important Note: This product may have been discontinued by the manufacturer, as the above linked product website was no longer functioning when last checked.


Ingredients

Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:

Chicken, chicken broth, chicken heart, chicken liver, dried eggs, natural flavor, chicken gizzards, agar-agar, cranberries, salmon oil, dried green lipped mussels, dandelion greens, parsley, salt, calcium carbonate, choline chloride, taurine, turmeric, potassium chloride, iron amino acid chelate, magnesium amino acid chelate, zinc amino acid chelate, manganese amino acid chelate, copper amino acid chelate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, thiamine mononitrate, niacin supplement, vitamin E supplement, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
9.5%
Fat: (min)
5.5%
Fiber: (max)
1.0%
Carbs: (est)
2.0%
Ash: (est)
0.0%
Moisture: (max)
82.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.

Protein: (min)
53%
Fat: (min)
31%
Fiber: (max)
6%
Carbs: (est)
11%
Ash: (est)
0%
Calories: (est)
87/100g

*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each cat food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.

Although a high score may be indicative of a higher-quality product it is not a guarantee. Similarly, a low score may or may not indicate an inferior product. The best food for your cat is the one that meets their individual needs.


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