This product may have been discontinued, as it is no longer listed on the manufacturer's website. This analysis will remain available for historical purposes, but please note that this product may be difficult if not impossible to find for purchase going forward.
Overall, Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor 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.
Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor 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, Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor's most plentiful ingredient listed is chicken meal, which is considered a quality protein source.
Additionally, Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor also contains as top ingredients brewers rice, wheat flour and corn gluten meal. 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 salmon meal, menhaden fish oil, salmon protein concentrate, corn gluten meal and soybean oil which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood, corn or soy food allergies.
Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Nutro Indoor Adult Salmon Flavor has approximately 376 calories per 100g (106 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
September 27, 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, Brewers Rice, Wheat Flour, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Salmon Meal, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Oat Fiber, Tomato Pomace, Yeast Culture, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Salmon Protein Concentrate, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Dried Cranberry, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Magnesium Stearate, Iron Proteinate, L-Carnitine, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Calcium Pantothenate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Dried Blueberry, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract
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.