Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food

Mon, Apr 13, 2009

Fancy Feast

Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food

Fancy Feast is a brand of cat food that is produced by Nestle Purina Petcare. Nestle Purina PetCare was formed by a merger between the Swiss-based company Nestle, Nestle's Friskies PetCare Company, and Ralston Purina Company in the USA. The Purina company was originally founded in 1894, when a livestock feed company called Purina Mills was created by William H. Danforth. In 1902, this company was merged with a cereal company to produce the “Ralston-Purina Company”. Fancy Feast cat food is only one of the many brands produced by Nestle Purina PetCare. Though the Fancy Feast brand of cat food has not been involved in any recalls, many Alpo dog food brands (that are also produced by Nestle Purina PetCare) were involved in the 2007 pet food recall.

Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food Review

Fancy Feast cat food is available in 72 different flavor variations as a canned food, and three different formulas as a dry cat food. All three of these dry cat food formulas are in the “Gourmet Gold” line of cat food. Fancy Feast dry cat food is available in a 16oz (1lb) pouch, a 3lb bag, and a 7lb bag. This is not a grain-free cat food, though is low in price compared to Premium dry cat food brands.

Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food comes in the following 3 different recipe's:

  1. Fancy Feast Fillet Mignon Flavor with Real Seafood and Shrimp Cat Food
  2. - Fancy Feast's Filet Mignon Flavor with Seafood & Shrimp dry cat food formula contains poultry by-product meal as its second ingredient. The first and third ingredient are grain-based, listed as Brewers rice and Corn Gluten Meal. The Guaranteed Analysis contains 32% fat, and 16% fiber.

  3. Fancy Feast with Ocean Fish and Salmon Cat Food
  4. - Ocean Fish & Salmon Fancy Feast dry cat food formula contains Brewer's Rice as its first ingredient. Two of the first five ingredients are corn-based. The guaranteed analysis of this formula contains 32% protein and 16% fat.

  5. Fancy Feast with Savory Chicken and Turkey Cat Food
  6. - Fancy Feast's Savory Chicken and Turkey formula also contains Brewer's rice as its first ingredient. Other ingredients include animal liver flavor, corn gluten meal and potassium chloride. The Guaranteed Analysis includes 32% protein and 16% fat.

Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food Final Thoughts

Though many consumers choose to feed Fancy Feast brand cat food to their cats (largely due to the low price and widespread availability), there have been some reports of pieces of bone contained in some types of food. However, by most customer accounts, this is only suspected to have occurred in wet canned Fancy Feast formulas that contain fish, fish by-products, or fish meal. Some cats may be able to properly digest Fancy Feast dry cat food, since it does contain a higher amount of carbohydrates and filler ingredients than some other dry cat food formulas.

Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food Consumer Ratings

Have you ever bought and fed your cat Fancy Feast Cat Food? If so, please take the time and let others know what you thought of Fancy Feast Cat Food. Below is a ranking based on the price, ingredients and availability of Fancy Feast Cat Food.

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4 Responses to “Fancy Feast Dry Cat Food”
  1. Ginette Cyr Says:

    Actually my vet recommended some Fancy Feast canned cat food (NOT ALL OF THEM AND NOT THE DRY KIND) for my cat who is diabetic and doesn’t want to eat the vet special cat food that has liver as the main ingredient, he doesn’t like liver.

    The one she recommended are high in protein and low in CHO (whatever that is) and he has been doing well for 3 years now with daily injection of insulin.

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  2. Arturo Sanhueza Says:

    Actually my vet recommended some Fancy Feast canned cat food (not all of them and not the dry kind) for my cat who is diabetic and doesn’t want to eat the vet special cat food that has liver as the main ingredient. He doesn’t like liver.

    The one she recommended is high in protein and low in CHO (whatever that is), and he has been doing well for 3 years now with a daily injection of insulin.

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  3. j courtney Says:

    I bought cry fancy feast for the first and last time. Both of my poor cats vomited.

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  4. richie Says:

    My girlfriend is convinced she sent her cats to a premature death by feeding them fancy feast. After extensive research, our two cats now eat many of the foods on this list. They are currently eating California Natural.

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