Iams Digestive Care Cat Food

Sat, Jul 11, 2009

Iams

The Good

Fifth ingredient is a named meat ingredient

The Bad

Use of By-Products

Use of Corn Meal and Corn Grits

Minimal Meat Content

Full Review

Iams Digestive Care Cat Food

Iams Digestive Care – Designed for cats one year of age or older, who have special digestive needs. Guaranteed Analysis: 33% protein, 15% fat.
 

Iams Digestive Care Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Iams Digestive Care 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 By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Corn Grits, Animal Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Chicken, Brewers Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Sodium Bisulfate, Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, DL-Methionine, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Fructooligosaccharides, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Rosemary Extract.

    First Five Ingredients Analysis:

    1. Chicken By-Product Meal
    2. Corn Meal
    3. Corn Grits
    4. Animal Fat
    5. Chicken
    Chicken By-Product Meal - consists of the ground, rendered, clean parts of the carcass of slaughtered chicken, such as necks, feet, undeveloped eggs and intestines, exclusive of feathers, except in such amounts as might occur unavoidable in good processing practice.

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

    Corn Grits - No AAFCO definition available.

    Animal Fat - Unspecific Fat Source.

    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.

    Crude Protein minimum 33.0

    Crude Fat minimum 15.0

    Crude Fiber maximum 3.0

    Moisture maximum 10.0

    Ash maximum 7.0

    Magnesium maximum 0.1

    Taurine minimum 0.15

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids minimum 2.0*

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids minimum 0.2*

Iams Digestive Care Cat Food Consumer Ratings

Are you a consumer of Iams Digestive Care Cat Food? If so please take the time to rate Iams Digestive Care Cat Food. This will make it easier for people who are looking to purchase Iams Digestive Care Cat Food.

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Rating (out of 10)

Overall Ingredients

This score is based on ALL ingredients
2

First Five Ingredients

This score is based on the first five ingredients
2

Protein Content

This score is based on the total meat protein content
2

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
3

Total

2.25
2 Responses to “Iams Digestive Care Cat Food”
  1. Mary Says:

    I was really surprised at the low score on this and will switch to a better quality food. I’m worried that my little girl Pookie will be upset as she really likes this food and she is sooooo hard to please.

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