Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck Review

Petcurean Dry Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood, dairy and eggs

Est. Calories: 368 cal/100g

Price: $$$

Overall, Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck is a significantly above average cat food, earning 9 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.

Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken meal
  • de-boned chicken
  • de-boned turkey
  • duck meal
  • turkey meal
  • salmon meal
  • de-boned trout
  • de-boned salmon
  • de-boned duck

Questionable Ingredients

  • potato flour

Potential Allergens

  • salmon meal
  • de-boned trout
  • natural fish flavour
  • whole dried egg
  • de-boned salmon
  • salmon oil
  • cottage cheese

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, Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck's most plentiful ingredient listed is chicken meal, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains de-boned chicken, de-boned turkey, duck meal and turkey meal as additional quality protein sources.

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.

Allergen alert: This product contains salmon meal, de-boned trout, natural fish flavour, de-boned salmon, salmon oil, cottage cheese and whole dried egg which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood, dairy or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2977 cat foods in our database, Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • fewer carbohydrates than average
  • an average amount of fat
  • significantly less fiber than average
  • significantly less moisture than an equivalent wet food
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, Petcurean GO! Fit + Free Grain Free Chicken, Turkey + Duck has approximately 368 calories per 100g (104 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories 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 February 2, 2017.

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:

Chicken Meal, De-boned Chicken, De-boned Turkey, Duck Meal, Turkey Meal, Salmon Meal, De-boned Trout, Chicken Fat (preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Fish Flavour, Peas, Potatoes, Whole Dried Egg, Potato Flour, Tapioca, De-boned Salmon, De-boned Duck, Salmon Oil, Pumpkin, Apples, Carrots, Bananas, Blueberries, Cranberries, Lentil Beans, Broccoli, Spinach, Cottage Cheese, Alfalfa, Sweet Potatoes, Blackberries, Papayas, Pineapple, Phosphoric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, DL-methionine, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Vitamins (vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Inositol, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (a Source Of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, D-calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-carotene, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals (zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulphate, Calcium Iodate, Ferrous Sulphate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Yeast Extract, Dried Rosemary


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
46.0%
Fat: (min)
18.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.5%
Carbs: (est)
15.5%
Ash: (est)
9.0%
Moisture: (max)
10.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
51%
Fat: (min)
20%
Fiber: (max)
2%
Carbs: (est)
17%
Ash: (est)
10%
Calories: (est)
368/100g

*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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