Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat Review

Addiction Dry Cat Food Review


Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: beef, seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 352 cal/100g


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Overall, Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat 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.


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.

Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • venison
  • venison heart
  • venison tripe
  • chicken meal
  • beef meal

Questionable Ingredients

None

Potential Allergens

  • beef meal
  • eggs
  • green-lipped mussel
  • beef fat

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

In this case, Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat's most plentiful ingredient listed is venison, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains venison heart, venison tripe, chicken meal and beef meal as additional 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 beef meal, beef fat, green-lipped mussel and eggs which may be problematic for cats who suffer from beef, seafood or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2866 cat foods in our database, Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat has:

  • more protein than average
  • an average amount of carbohydrates
  • less fat than average
  • an average amount of fiber
  • significantly less moisture than an equivalent wet food
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, Addiction Wild Islands Forest Meat has approximately 352 calories per 100g (99 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories compared to the average of the other dry 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 February 27, 2022.

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:

Venison, Venison Heart, Venison Tripe, Chicken Meal, Beef Meal, Eggs, Peas, Brewers Dried Yeast, Pea Protein, Flaxseed, Green-lipped Mussel, Manuka Honey, Kiwifruit, Beef Fat, Tapioca, Natural Flavor, Fava Beans, Natural Buffered Vinegar, Choline Chloride, Taurine, DL-Methionine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Sodium Selenite, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin K1 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (for added freshness), Rosemary Extract, Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
42.0%
Fat: (min)
15.0%
Fiber: (max)
5.0%
Carbs: (est)
22.0%
Ash: (est)
6.0%
Moisture: (max)
10.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
47%
Fat: (min)
17%
Fiber: (max)
6%
Carbs: (est)
24%
Ash: (est)
7%
Calories: (est)
352/100g

*Note that 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 and moisture in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Optionally, manufacturers may also publish a product's ash content. When they are not published an average of 3% ash for wet food, and 6% ash for dry food, will be used. Because exact nutritional percentages are not available and 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. Any other manufacturer published values in a product's Guaranteed Analysis is done at the manufacture's discretion, and is not used in any of the calculations done by CatFoodDB.

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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