Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken Review

Holistic Blend Dry Cat Food Review

Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken

Quick Analysis



Potential Allergens: seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 367 cal/100g

Overall, Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken is an above average cat food, earning 7 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.

Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • fresh turkey meat
  • chicken meal

Questionable Ingredients


Potential Allergens

  • dehydrated whole egg
  • fresh ocean fish
  • salmon oil

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, Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken's most plentiful ingredient listed is fresh turkey meat, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken meal 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 fresh ocean fish, salmon oil and dehydrated whole egg which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.

Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3174 cat foods in our database, Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken has:

  • an average amount of protein
  • an average amount of carbohydrates
  • an average amount of fat
  • an average amount of fiber
  • significantly less moisture than an equivalent wet food
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, Holistic Blend Grain Free Turkey & Chicken has approximately 367 calories per 100g (104 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories compared to the average of the other dry 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 January 3, 2020.

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


Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:

Fresh Turkey meat, chicken meal, sweet potato, dehydrated peas, chicken fat, (preserved with mixed tocopherols form of vitamin E), dehydrated whole egg, fresh ocean fish (Atlantic Cod), dehydrated chicken flavor (liver), salmon oil, lecithin, rosemary extract, taurine, Dried kelp, chickory root & yeast extract (FOS & MOS) yucca schidigera extract, dehydrated vegetables & fruit: pumpkin, cranberries, spinach, broccoli, green apples, blueberries, pears, bananas, turmeric, dandelion, paprika. Vitamins: choline chloride, vitamin E, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin A, vitamin B12, vitamin K1, riboflavin, biotin, vitamin D3, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochlorid. Chelated minerals and minerals: potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, sodium chloride, zinc proteinate, iron sulfate, sodium selenite, manganese sulfate, calcium iodate, calcium pantothenate, cobalt carbonate, whey protein

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

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Dry Matter Analysis

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

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*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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