Overall, James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey is a significantly below average cat food, earning 3 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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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.
James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey includes the following:
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, James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey's most plentiful ingredient listed is turkey meal, which is considered a quality protein source.
Additionally, James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey also contains as top ingredients brown rice, white rice and maize gluten. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your cat's diet. However, they are sometimes used to help maintain the kibble shape in dry foods.
Allergen alert: This product contains omega oil supplement from fish oil which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood food allergies.
Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, James Wellbeloved Senior Turkey has approximately 385 calories per 100g (109 calories/ounce), which is 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
March 27, 2017.
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:
Turkey meal, Brown rice, White rice, Turkey fat, Maize gluten, Pea protein, Potato protein, Turkey gravy, Tomato pomace, Carrot, Dried meat-free stock, Potassium chloride, Chicory pulp, Omega oil supplement from fish oil, Chicory extract, Calcium carbonate, Sodium chloride, Cranberry extract, Glucosamine, Nettles, Yucca extract, Rosemary extract, Chondroitin
Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*
The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.
*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.