Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth Review

Tiki Cat Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 73 cal/100g

Price: $$$$$

Overall, Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth is a significantly above average cat food, earning 8 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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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.

Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • turkey

Questionable Ingredients

None

Potential Allergens

  • dried egg
  • tuna oil

Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.

Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth does contain with its top ingredients chicken and turkey which are considered 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 tuna oil and dried egg which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3126 cat foods in our database, Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • significantly fewer carbohydrates than average
  • more fat than average
  • significantly more fiber than average
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, Tiki Cat Special LIGHT Chicken, Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe In Broth has approximately 73 calories per 100g (20 calories/ounce), which is fewer calories compared to the average of the other wet 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 29, 2021.

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 Broth, Chicken, Turkey, Pumpkin, Dried Egg, Sunflower Seed Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Xanthan Gum, Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Ginger Powder, Tuna Oil, Taurine, Flaxseed, L-carnitine, Green Tea Extract, Thiamine Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (vitamin B3), Zinc Oxide, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (vitamin B2), Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement.


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
10.0%
Fat: (min)
4.0%
Fiber: (max)
2.0%
Carbs: (est)
1.0%
Ash: (est)
0.0%
Moisture: (max)
83.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
59%
Fat: (min)
24%
Fiber: (max)
12%
Carbs: (est)
6%
Ash: (est)
0%
Calories: (est)
73/100g

*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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