Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry Review

Nutram Dry Cat Food Review


Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry

Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood and dairy

Est. Calories: 358 cal/100g


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Overall, Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry is an above average cat food, earning 7 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.

Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • deboned trout
  • salmon meal
  • menhaden fish meal
  • deboned salmon

Questionable Ingredients

None

Potential Allergens

  • deboned trout
  • salmon meal
  • menhaden fish meal
  • deboned salmon
  • salmon oil
  • dried whey protein concentrate

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, Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry's most plentiful ingredient listed is deboned trout, which is considered a quality protein source. It also contains salmon meal and menhaden fish 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 deboned trout, salmon meal, menhaden fish meal, deboned salmon, salmon oil and dried whey protein concentrate which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or dairy food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 2866 cat foods in our database, Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry has:

  • an average amount of protein
  • more carbohydrates than average
  • an average amount of fat
  • more fiber than average
  • 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, Nutram T24 Total Grain-Free Dry has approximately 358 calories per 100g (101 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 26, 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:

Deboned Trout, Salmon Meal, Menhaden Fish Meal, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Deboned Salmon, Salmon Oil, Natural Flavor, Carrots, Apples, Butternut Squash, Quinoa Seed, Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Choline Chloride, Cranberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Kale, Chicory Root Extract, Vitamins & Minerals (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (source of Vitamin B3), Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), d-Calcium Pantothenate (source of Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Riboflavin (source of Vitamin B2), Beta-Carotene, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Yucca schidigera Extract, Spinach, Celery Seeds, Peppermint, Chamomile, Turmeric, Ginger, Rosemary


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
36.0%
Fat: (min)
17.0%
Fiber: (max)
6.0%
Carbs: (est)
25.0%
Ash: (est)
6.0%
Moisture: (max)
10.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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

Protein: (min)
40%
Fat: (min)
19%
Fiber: (max)
7%
Carbs: (est)
28%
Ash: (est)
7%
Calories: (est)
358/100g

*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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