Heavy Grain Content Minimal Meat Content Lower Quality Ingredients
9Lives Growing Years Cat Food
9Lives Growing Years cat food formula is designed for growing kittens, though can also be fed to adult cats. The first five ingredients of this formula are corn gluten meal, soybean meal, whole ground corn, poultry by-product meal and wheat. Other ingredients include turkey, animal digest, salmon meal, caramel color, alfalfa and potassium sorbate. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula contains 34% Protein and 14% Fat.
9Lives Growing Years Cat Food Review
We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of 9Lives Growing Years Cat Food. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of cat food. The ingredients before the first fat source usually make up the vast majority of the cat food.
Corn gluten meal, soybean meal, whole ground corn, poultry by-product meal, whole wheat, animal fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), meat & bone meal, turkey, ocean whitefish, animal digest, salmon meal, caramel color, titanium dioxide, alfalfa, salt, phosphoric acid, choline chloride, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, niacin supplement, vitamin A supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), taurine, minerals (ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), yellow 5, red 40, yellow 6, BHA (used as a preservative), potassium sorbate (used as a preservative), blue 1, blue 2, rosemary extract.
First Five Ingredients Analysis:
- Corn Gluten Meal
- Soybean Meal
- Whole Ground Corn
- Poultry By-Product Meal
- Whole Wheat
Crude Protein Min 34.00 %
Crude Fat Min 14.00 %
Crude Fiber Max 3.00 %
Moisture Max 12.00 %
Calcium Min 1.00 %
Phosphorus Min 0.80 %
Selenium Min 0.475 mg/kg
Vitamin E Min 100 IU/kg
Taurine Min 0.10 %
Docosahexaenoic Acid* (DHA) Min 0.01 %
Omega 3 Fatty Acids * Min 0.15 %
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.
9Lives Growing Years Cat Food Consumer Ratings
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Rating (out of 10)
This score is based on ALL ingredients
First Five Ingredients
This score is based on the first five ingredients
This score is based on the total meat protein content
More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10