Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver Review

Grreat Choice Canned Cat Food Review


Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: beef, seafood and meat by-products

Est. Calories: 88 cal/100g

Overall, Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver is a significantly below average cat food, earning 4 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.

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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.

Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • beef

Questionable Ingredients

  • meat by-products
  • poultry by-products
  • guar gum
  • carrageenan and taurine

Potential Allergens

  • meat by-products
  • beef
  • fish

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

Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver does contain with its top ingredients beef which are considered quality protein sources. In this case, Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver's first ingredient listed (and hence the most plentiful) is meat by-products which is considered an inferior ingredient. It also contains poultry by-products within its first five ingredients.

Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum and carrageenan and taurine, which are additives that some experts claim may be possible contributors to certain medical conditions in cats.

Allergen alert: This product contains beef, fish and meat by-products which may be problematic for cats who suffer from beef, seafood or meat by-products food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3134 cat foods in our database, Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver 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, Grreat Choice Pate Adult - Beef & Liver has approximately 88 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 August 12, 2018.

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:

Meat By-products, Poultry By-products, Sufficient WaterFor Processing, Beef, Animal Liver, Fish, Guar Gum, Salt, Potassium Chloride,Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, D-calcium Pantothenate, PyridoxineHydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Added Color, FerrousSulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Sulfate, Sodium Selenite,Potassium Iodide, Choline Chloride, Carrageenan And Taurine


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
10.0%
Fat: (min)
5.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.5%
Carbs: (est)
3.0%
Ash: (est)
2.5%
Moisture: (max)
78.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
45%
Fat: (min)
23%
Fiber: (max)
7%
Carbs: (est)
14%
Ash: (est)
11%
Calories: (est)
88/100g

*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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