Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken Review

Weruva Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: None

Est. Calories: 58 cal/100g

Price: $$$$

Overall, Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken is a below average cat food, earning 5 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.

Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

None

Questionable Ingredients

  • potato starch

Potential Allergens

None

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

Additionally, Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken also contains as top ingredients potato starch. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your cat's diet.

This product does not appear to contain any of the common feline food allergens, however this is not a guarantee that cats who suffer from allergies will by symptom-free while eating this food.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2970 cat foods in our database, Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • an average amount of carbohydrates
  • significantly less fat than average
  • significantly less 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, Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken has approximately 58 calories per 100g (16 calories/ounce), which is considerably 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 October 7, 2018.

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 (boneless, Skinless Breast), Chicken Broth, Potato Starch, Sunflower Seed Oil, Calcium Lactate, Xanthan Gum, Tricalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Nicotinic Acid (vitamin B3), Thiamine Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement (vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
10.0%
Fat: (min)
1.4%
Fiber: (max)
0.5%
Carbs: (est)
3.1%
Ash: (est)
0.0%
Moisture: (max)
85.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
67%
Fat: (min)
9%
Fiber: (max)
3%
Carbs: (est)
21%
Ash: (est)
0%
Calories: (est)
58/100g

*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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