Iams ProActive Health Hairball Care Cat Food

Sat, Jul 11, 2009

Iams

The Good

First ingredient is a named meat ingredient

The Bad

Use of By-Products

Use of Dried Beet Pulp

Lower Quality Ingredients

Minimal Meat Content

Full Review

Iams ProActive Health Hairball Care Cat Food

Iams ProActive Health Hairball Care – Designed for cats who are prone to getting hairballs, usually long-haired breeds. Guaranteed Analysis: 32% protein, 21% fat.
 

Iams ProActive Health Hairball Care Cat Food Review

We are going to take a look at the first five ingredients of Iams ProActive Health Hairball 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, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Powdered Cellulose, Animal Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Natural Flavor, Corn Grits, Dried Egg Product, Sodium Bisulfate, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Brewers Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, 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
    2. Chicken By-Product
    3. Corn meal
    4. Dried Beet Pulp
    5. Powdered Cellulose
    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 By-Product - 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 - ground corn germ which consists of corn germ with other parts of the corn kernel from which part of the oil has been removed and is the product obtained in the dry milling process of manufacture of corn meal, corn grits, hominy feed and other corn products.

    Dried Beet Pulp - the dried residue from sugar beets.

    Powdered Cellulose - purified, mechanically disintegrated cellulose prepared by processing alpha cellulose obtained as a pulp from fibrous plant materials.

    Crude Protein minimum 32.0

    Crude Fat minimum 21.0

    Crude Fiber maximum 6.5

    Moisture maximum 10.0

    Ash maximum 7.0

    Magnesium maximum 0.1

    Taurine minimum 0.15

    Omega-6 Fatty Acids minimum 2.3*

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids minimum 0.23*

Iams ProActive Health Hairball Care Cat Food Consumer Ratings

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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
4

Grain Content

More Grains = Lower score and No Grains= 10
5

Total

3.25
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