Party Animal Darling Duck Review

Party Animal Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: eggs

Est. Calories: 100 cal/100g

Price: n/a

Overall, Party Animal Darling Duck is an average cat food, earning 6 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list.


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.

Party Animal Darling Duck includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • duck

Questionable Ingredients

  • organic guar gum

Potential Allergens

  • organic eggs

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, Party Animal Darling Duck's most plentiful ingredient listed is duck, which is considered a quality protein source.

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.

Please also be aware that this product contains organic guar gum, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in cats.

Allergen alert: This product contains organic eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2977 cat foods in our database, Party Animal Darling Duck has:

  • an average amount of protein
  • an average amount of carbohydrates
  • significantly more fat than average
  • more fiber than average
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, Party Animal Darling Duck has approximately 100 calories per 100g (28 calories/ounce), which is a few more 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 September 21, 2016.

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:

Duck, Duck Broth, Organic Squash, Organic Sweet Potatoes, Organic Eggs, Liver, Organic Cranberries, Organic Flaxseed, Organic Olive Oil, Organic Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Taurine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacinamide, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Calcium Pantot henate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Riboflavin, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Minerals (Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate)


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
10.0%
Fat: (min)
6.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.5%
Carbs: (est)
4.1%
Ash: (est)
0.5%
Moisture: (max)
78.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
45%
Fat: (min)
27%
Fiber: (max)
7%
Carbs: (est)
18%
Ash: (est)
2%
Calories: (est)
100/100g

*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.


Want CatFoodDB in your inbox?

Sign up to be notified when we publish new cat food reviews and other ways to help you feed your cat.