Overall, Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea 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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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.
Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea 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, Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea's most plentiful ingredient listed is salmon meal, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken meal as additional quality protein sources.
Additionally, Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea also contains as top ingredients spring yellow pea flour and spring yellow pea starch. 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 and dried egg product which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Precise Grain Free Salmon Meal & Spring Yellow Pea has approximately 373 calories per 100g (105 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
November 13, 2016.
The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.
Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:
Salmon Meal, Spring Yellow Pea Flour, Spring Yellow Pea Starch, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Ascorbyl Palmitate), Tomato Pomace, Dried Egg Product, Citrus Fiber, Natural Flavor, Menhaden Fish Oil, Sunflower Oil, Dried Kelp, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Chamomile, Dandelion, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Chicory Root (a source of Inulin), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Parsley Flakes, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Phosphoric Acid, Taurine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Cobalt Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin Supplement, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (B6), Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate
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.