Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices Review

Whiskas Canned Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: beef, seafood and meat by-products

Est. Calories: 68 cal/100g

Price: n/a

Overall, Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices 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.

Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • beef liver
  • ocean whitefish
  • tuna

Questionable Ingredients

  • meat by-products
  • starch

Potential Allergens

  • beef liver
  • meat by-products
  • ocean whitefish
  • tuna

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), Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices does contain with its top ingredients chicken, beef liver and ocean whitefish which are considered quality protein sources.

However, this product also lists meat by-products within its top ingredients. By-products are typically considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients.

Allergen alert: This product contains beef liver, ocean whitefish, tuna and meat by-products which may be problematic for cats who suffer from beef, seafood or meat by-products food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2761 cat foods in our database, Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices has:

  • an average amount of protein
  • an average amount of carbohydrates
  • an average amount of fat
  • an average amount of fiber
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, Whiskas Tender Bites Ocean Whitefish And Tuna Dinner In Juices has approximately 68 calories per 100g (19 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 April 28, 2016.

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:

Sufficient Water For Processing, Chicken, Beef Liver, Meat By-products, Ocean Whitefish, Tuna, Starch, Natural Flavor, Tetera Potassium Pyrophospate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Added Color, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Taurine, Dl-methionine, Choline Chloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supllement, Folic Acid, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Compex (source Of Vitamin K Activity)


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
8.0%
Fat: (min)
3.0%
Fiber: (max)
1.0%
Carbs: (est)
4.0%
Ash: (est)
0.0%
Moisture: (max)
84.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
50%
Fat: (min)
19%
Fiber: (max)
6%
Carbs: (est)
25%
Ash: (est)
0%
Calories: (est)
68/100g

*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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