Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy Review

Zoe Canned Cat Food Review


Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 54 cal/100g

Overall, Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy 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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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.

Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • tuna
  • tilapia
  • chicken liver

Questionable Ingredients

  • potato starch
  • guar gum

Potential Allergens

  • tuna
  • tilapia
  • eggs

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), Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy does contain with its top ingredients chicken, tuna and tilapia 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.

Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in cats.

Allergen alert: This product contains tuna, tilapia and eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3136 cat foods in our database, Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy has:

  • significantly less protein than average
  • more carbohydrates than average
  • 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, Zoe Savory Pâté With Tilapia & Cuts Of Tuna In Gravy has approximately 54 calories per 100g (15 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 June 11, 2017.

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, Water Sufficient for Processing, Chicken, Tuna, Tilapia, Potato, Potato Starch, Chicken Liver, Eggs, Natural Flavors, Potassium Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Locust Bean Gum, Sodium Carbonate, Salt, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Magnesium Sulfate, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide.


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
4.2%
Fat: (min)
2.8%
Fiber: (max)
0.9%
Carbs: (est)
4.3%
Ash: (est)
2.8%
Moisture: (max)
85.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
28%
Fat: (min)
19%
Fiber: (max)
6%
Carbs: (est)
29%
Ash: (est)
19%
Calories: (est)
54/100g

*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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