Overall, Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley is a below average cat food, earning 5 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.
Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley 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, Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley's most plentiful ingredient listed is lamb, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains chicken meal as additional quality protein sources.
Additionally, Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley also contains as top ingredients brown rice. 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 lamb, ocean fish meal, salmon oil and dried eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from lamb, seafood or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 3124 cat foods in our database, Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Solid Gold NutrientBoost Katz-N-Flocken Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe With Pearled Barley has approximately 365 calories per 100g (103 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
May 9, 2021.
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:
Lamb, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Ocean Fish Meal, Pearled Barley, Peas, Pea Protein, Animal Plasma, Canola Oil (preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Spray Dried Animal Blood Cells, Ground Flaxseed, Dried Eggs, Calcium Sulfate, Carrots, Pumpkin, Salmon Oil (preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Dl-methionine, Taurine, Blueberries, Cranberries, Vitamins (vitamin E Supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source Of Vitamin C), Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid), Minerals (zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Dried Chicory Root, Rosemary Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product
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.