Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula Cat Food

Wed, Jul 1, 2009

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The Good

First and second ingredients are named meat ingredients.

The Bad

Lower quality ingredients

Corn used as a main ingredients

Heavy Grain Content

Full Review

Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula Cat Food

Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula Cat Food is designed for indoor cats that are prone to becoming overweight, and also may develop hairballs. Two of the first five ingredients are protein-based, and Beet Pulp provides the primary source of fiber. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula includes 34% protein and 8% (min) to 11.5% (max) fat.

 

Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula 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.

 

    Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Ground Corn, Beet Pulp (a source of natural vegetable fiber), Natural Flavor, Dried Cellulose, Dried Egg Product, Animal Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Canola Oil, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2 Polyphosphate, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamin Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Corn Oil, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    1. Chicken
    2. Chicken Meal
    3. Brewers Rice
    4. Corn Gluten Meal
    5. Ground Corn
    Chicken - the clean combination of flesh and skin with or without accompanying bone, derived from the parts or whole carcasses of chicken or a combination thereof, exclusive of feathers, heads, feet and entrails.

    Chicken Meal - chicken which has been ground or otherwise reduced in particle size.

    Brewers Rice - the dried extracted residue of rice resulting from the manufacture of wort (liquid portion of malted grain) or beer and may contain pulverized dried spent hops in an amount not to exceed 3 percent.

    Corn Gluten Meal - the dried residue from corn after the removal of the larger part of the starch and germ, and the separation of the bran by the process employed in the wet milling manufacture of corn starch or syrup, or by enzymatic treatment of the endosperm.

    Ground Corn - the entire ear of corn ground, without husks, with no greater portion of cob than occurs in the ear corn in its natural state.

    Crude Protein (min) 34.0%

    Crude Fat (min) 8.0%; (max) 11.5%

    Crude Fiber (max) 8.0%

    Moisture (max) 10.0%

    Ash (max) 6.5%

    Calcium (min) 1.0%

    Phosphorus (min) 0.9%

    Magnesium (max) 0.1%

    Zinc (min) 150 mg/kg

    Vitamin E (min) 300 IU/kg

    Taurine (min) 0.15%

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min) 2.5%

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min) 0.25%

    L-Carnitine* (min) 100 mg/kg

    Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profile.

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Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
3

First Five Ingredients

This score is based on the first five ingredients
3

Protein Content

This score is based on the total meat protein content
3

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
3

Total

3
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