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Overall, Purina Beyond Grain Free Tuna & Lentil Recipe is an above average cat food, earning 7 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.
Purina Beyond Grain Free Tuna & Lentil Recipe 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, Purina Beyond Grain Free Tuna & Lentil Recipe's most plentiful ingredient listed is tuna, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken 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 beef fat naturally preserved with vitamin e, tuna and dried egg product which may be problematic for cats who suffer from beef, seafood or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 3111 cat foods in our database, Purina Beyond Grain Free Tuna & Lentil Recipe has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Purina Beyond Grain Free Tuna & Lentil Recipe has approximately 361 calories per 100g (102 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 22, 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:
Tuna, chicken meal, whole lentils, pea protein, beef fat naturally preserved with Vitamin E, canola meal, cassava root flour, dried egg product, pea starch, dried yeast, potato protein, natural liver flavor, phosphoric acid, calcium carbonate, salt, sodium bisulfate, potassium chloride, mono and dicalcium phosphate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, pea fiber, sunflower oil, taurine, choline, Vitamin E, Vitamin B-3, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-5, Vitamin B-1, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin B-2, Vitamin B-6, folic acid, Vitamin K, Vitamin D-3
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.