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Essence Cat Food Reviews


According to their website, Essence® is committed to providing one of the highest protein levels in the market. That’s why their recipes feature a minimum of 85% animal protein ingredients, which is one of the highest available anywhere. This ensures your pets have healthy bodies, keen minds, and radiant spirits.


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Choosing the right food for your cat can be a daunting task. What makes a good cat food? Whose reviews can you trust? Here at CatFoodDB, we generate our brand reviews using our own custom algorithm from the data provided straight from the manufacturer - the product ingredient lists and its published guaranteed analysis. You can find more details about how we do this here: CatFoodDB's Review Process.

Essence Overall Impressions

Based on our analysis of 6 unique Essence cat food products, Essence is a significantly above average overall cat food brand when compared to other products in our database.

Of these 6 Essence products we reviewed:

  • 3 products (50%) contain significantly fewer carbs than average.
  • 3 products (50%) contain no questionable products or fillers.
  • 5 products (83.3%) list a high-quality protein as their first ingredient.

Essence Wet Cat Food Review

Based on our analysis of 3 unique Essence wet (canned) cat food products, Essence is a significantly above average wet cat food brand when compared to similar products in our database.

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CatFoodDB's Top 3 Essence Wet Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: turkey, guineafowl, quail & duck
Allergens: None
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: lamb, pork & boar
Allergens: lamb
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: trout, salmon, whitefish & herring
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Essence Dry Cat Food Review

Based on our analysis of 3 Essence dry (kibble) cat food products, Essence is a significantly above average dry cat food brand when compared to similar products in our database. Note that dry foods will almost always rank lower than their wet food counterparts due to the higher carbohydrate content found in most dry pet food.

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CatFoodDB's Top 3 Essence Dry Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: boar, goat, lamb & pork
Allergens: lamb
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
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Primary Proteins: salmon, herring, sardine, sardines, mackerel & cod
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
Ingredients:
Nutrition:

Primary Proteins: duck, turkey & chicken
Allergens: None
Ingredients:
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Essence Kitten Food Review

At our last check, Essence did not have any kitten foods available for review.



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