PureLuxe Kitten Review

PureLuxe Dry Cat Food Review

PureLuxe Kitten

Quick Analysis



Potential Allergens: seafood

Est. Calories: 278 cal/100g

Price: n/a

Overall, PureLuxe Kitten 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.

PureLuxe Kitten includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • deboned chicken
  • chicken meal
  • salmon meal
  • deboned salmon

Questionable Ingredients


Potential Allergens

  • salmon meal
  • deboned salmon

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, PureLuxe Kitten's most plentiful ingredient listed is deboned chicken, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken meal and salmon 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 and deboned salmon which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood food allergies.

Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2701 cat foods in our database, PureLuxe Kitten has:

  • less protein than average
  • significantly more carbohydrates than average
  • significantly less fat than average
  • an average amount of fiber
  • 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, PureLuxe Kitten has approximately 278 calories per 100g (78 calories/ounce), which is considerably fewer 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 June 30, 2017.

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:

deboned chicken, chicken meal, dried chickpeas, dried peas, salmon meal, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), flaxseed, deboned salmon, natural flavor, pea protein, tomato pomace, dried cranberries, coconut oil, dried kelp, salt, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid), dried apples, dried carrots, pumpkin seeds, yucca schidigera extract, calcium chloride, minerals (ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, calcium carbonate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, iron amino acid chelate, manganese amino acid chelate, zinc amino acid chelate, copper amino acid chelate, sodium selenite, cobalt carbonate, ethylenediamine dihydriodide), mixed tocopherols, taurine, turmeric, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product and dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, rosemary extract.

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

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Dry Matter Analysis

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

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*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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