Cat Food Nutrition Examples

Based on product labels and The Cornell Book of Cats Nutrition Info

Siegal, Mordecdai, Ed. (1989). The Cornell Book of Cats.  New York:  Villard Books.  Page 81.

   To calculate the carbohydrates and calories on other brands of cat foods, see:   http://www.scheyderweb.com/cats/catfood.html

DRY FOODS:
Prescription Foods are in brown;  Kitten foods are in blue.
Science Diet Light Purina DM (diabetic) Eukanuba Kitten Chicken & Rice
Calories per gram % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g
Protein 3.5 35 122.5 51 178.5 36 126
Fat 8.7 9.5 82.7 15 130.5 22 191.4
Fiber 0 10 0 3 0 2.5 0
Moisture 0 11 0 12 0 10 0
Ash 0 6.2 0   0 7 0
Carbohydrates 3.5 28.3 99.1 19 66.5 22.5 78.8
           
Calories per 100 grams of food:   304.2   375.5   396.2
           
Calories per ounce:   86.3   106.5   112.4
CANNED FOODS:
Science Diet Savory Cuts Ocean Fish Purina DM (diabetic) Sci Diet Kitten Savory Cuts Ocean Fish
Calories per gram % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g
Protein 3.5 8.5 29.8 13.5 47.3 9.5 33.3
Fat 8.7 4.5 39.2 5.5 47.9 6 52.2
Fiber 0 1.5 0 2 0 1 0
Moisture 0 80 0 76 0 80 0
Ash 0 2.5 0   0 2.8 0
Carbohydrates 3.5 3 10.6 3 10.5 0.7 2.3
           
Calories per 100 grams of food:   79.5   105.6   87.8
           
Calories per ounce:   22.6   30   24.9
SOFT-MOIST AND POUCH FOODS:
Purina EN (digestive)   Soft-Moist Eukanuba Adult Shrimp Pouch Eukanuba Kitten Chicken Pouch
Calories per gram % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g % of Food Calories per 100g
Protein 3.5 24 84 9 31.5 10 35
Fat 8.7 8.5 74 5.5 47.9 5.5 47.9
Fiber 0 2 0 1.5 0 1 0
Moisture 0 39 0 82 0 82 0
Ash 0   0 2.5 0 2.5 0
Carbohydrates 3.5 26.5 92.8 -0.5 -1.8 -1 -3.5
           
Calories per 100 grams of food:   250.7   77.6   79.4
           
Calories per ounce:   71.1   22   22.5


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