Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens Review

Fancy Feast Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood, artifical colors and meat by-products

Est. Calories: 80 cal/100g

Price: $$

Overall, Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens is an average cat food, earning 6 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list.


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.

Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • salmon
  • turkey

Questionable Ingredients

  • meat by-products
  • guar gum

Potential Allergens

  • salmon
  • meat by-products
  • red 3

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, Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens's most plentiful ingredient listed is salmon, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains turkey as additional quality protein sources.

However, this product also lists meat by-products within its top ingredients. By-products are typically considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients.

Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in cats.

Allergen alert: This product contains salmon, red 3 and meat by-products which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood, artifical colors or meat by-products food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2473 cat foods in our database, Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens has:

  • an average amount of protein
  • fewer carbohydrates than average
  • an average amount of fat
  • more fiber than average
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, Fancy Feast Wild Salmon Primavera Paté With Garden Veggies & Greens has approximately 80 calories per 100g (22 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 May 13, 2017.

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


Ingredients

Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:

salmon, liver, meat by-products, fish broth, turkey, ocean fish, tomatoes, carrots, spinach, artificial and natural flavors, tricalcium phosophate, guar gum, added color, potassium chloride, salt, magnesium sulfate, taurine, red 3, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin e supplement, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, sodium nitrite (to promote color retention), calcium pantothenate, vitamin a supplement, copper sulfate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin k activity), manganese sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, vitamin B-12 supplement, biotin, folic acid, vitamin D-3 supplement, potassium iodide


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
10.0%
Fat: (min)
4.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.5%
Carbs: (est)
3.0%
Ash: (est)
3.5%
Moisture: (max)
78.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
45%
Fat: (min)
18%
Fiber: (max)
7%
Carbs: (est)
14%
Ash: (est)
16%
Calories: (est)
80/100g

*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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