Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel Review

Mio9 Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood

Est. Calories: 78 cal/100g

Overall, Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel is an average cat food, earning 6 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.

Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • tuna
  • mussel

Questionable Ingredients

  • potato starch

Potential Allergens

  • tuna
  • mussel

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, Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel's most plentiful ingredient listed is tuna, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains mussel as additional quality protein sources.

Additionally, Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel also contains as top ingredients potato starch. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your cat's diet.

Allergen alert: This product contains tuna and mussel which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • significantly fewer carbohydrates than average
  • significantly less 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, Mio9 Ahi Tuna With Mussel has approximately 78 calories per 100g (22 calories/ounce), which is fewer 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 December 30, 2019.

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:

Tuna, Water Sufficient for Processing, Mussel, Sunflower Oil, Potato Starch, Tricalcium Phosphate, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity),Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
16.0%
Fat: (min)
2.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.5%
Carbs: (est)
1.5%
Ash: (est)
3.0%
Moisture: (max)
76.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
67%
Fat: (min)
8%
Fiber: (max)
6%
Carbs: (est)
6%
Ash: (est)
13%
Calories: (est)
78/100g

*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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