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Overall, Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages 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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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.
Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages 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, Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages's most plentiful ingredient listed is chicken meal, which is considered a quality protein source.
Additionally, Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages also contains as top ingredients whole brown rice. 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 fish meal and dried eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Muenster Natural Classic Chicken All Life Stages has approximately 357 calories per 100g (101 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
January 4, 2020.
The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.
Important Note: This product may have been discontinued by the manufacturer, as the above linked product website was no longer functioning when last checked.
Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:
Chicken meal, whole ground grain sorghum, whole brown rice, fish meal, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), barley, dried eggs, dried beet pulp, carrots, peas, sweet potatoes, blueberries, cranberries, spinach, pumpkin, flax seed, diatomaceous earth, yeast culture, potassium sulfate, salt, liver, phosphoric acid, dried eggs, mixed tocopherols, ascorbic acid, citric acid, algae meal rosemary extract, yucca shidigera extract, biotin, zinc amino acid complex, vitamin A supplement, D-activated animal sterol (a source of vitamin D), vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, choline chloride, manganese amino acid complex, iron amino acid complex, copper sulfate, niacin, d-calcium, pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride, taurine, vitamin B-12 supplement, folic acid, ethylenediamine dihydriode, colbalt carbonate, lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, lactobacillus lactis fermentation product, lactobacillus pantarum fermentation product, bacillus subillis fermentation product, and aspergillus oryzae fermentation product
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.