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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
HAs anyone tried this food. I am looking inot it and wondering if anyone has used it or heard of it.
post #2 of 14
heard of it ... Let me run a quick search

Crude Protein \t39 % \t

Methionine-cystine \t1.43 % \t

Crude Fat \t18.1 % \t
Linoleic acid - Omega 6 \t4.63 % \t
Minerals \t \t
Calcium \t2.123 % \tWOW that is HIGH as in out of the norm high
Phosphorus \t1.3 % \t not as out of the norm but still high
Chloride \t0.36 % \t
Magnesium \t0.16 % \t YIKES ... Uti health formulas .085 and under all others normally .1 and under in a dry

Vitamins & Other \t \t

Omega 6 Fatty Acids* (minimum) \t4.05 % \t
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* (minimum) \t0.99 % \t
nice but a touch out of balence ... typically accepted 10 to 1 down to 5 to 1 ratio
Taurine \t0.16 % \t lower than many premiums but in the okay range
Calories: \t555 kcal/cup \t this is with GRAIN free s with calories yet it is not thus HIGH in carbs

INGREDIENTS: Chicken Meal, Millet,not the most digestible grain Chicken Fat, MontmorilloniteTHIS IS CLAY it is fine in small amount but too high for my taste , Brewer's Yeastvery good but a common allergen , Flaxseed grain like if a meal or oil would be better digested, Dried Egg Product, Spray Dried Chicken LiverYUKKK this is mearly a flavor cover up , Pumpkin Seedfiber source but ?? , Animal Plasmathis is a blood component and thus a true BY product , Kelp, Natural Flavoring, Cottage CheeseDAIRY many cant handle , Suncured Alfalfa Mealthis was removed from many foods since it can cause tummy upset, Egg Shell Mealthis is not needed in a dry food and is a filler, Avocado, Chicory Rootgreat pre biotic, Tomato Powder, Almonds, Spray Dried Cod Liver Oilanother flavor aid , Apple Powder, Blueberry Powder, Apricot Powder, Carrot Powder, Pumpkin Powder, Cranberry Powder, Broccoli Powder, Spinach Powder, Parsley, Artichoke,If a grain free I would understand why veggies ... even a veggie fiber but fruits too >>?? cept the cranberry it has a real purpose Rosemarycan cause tummy upset , Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Bifidium Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Productprobiotic great if freeze dried or protected from the cooking process, Dried Pineapple Extract.. I ?? why in a human it is a anti inflamatory, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachtium Fermentation Extract, Mixed Tocopherols.
Direct Fed Microbials*:minimum 6,500,000,000 CFU per pound (in descending amounts, L. acidophilus, L. casei, B. bifidium, E. faecium, B. coagulans)
Enzymes: Protease* (Aspergillus Niger, var) 1559 Tyrosine units liberated/min/kg, Alpha-amylase* (Aspergillus oryzae) 3.98 dextrinized starch units liberated/min/kg, Lipase* (Aspergillus Niger, var) 19.2 µmol fatty acid liberated/min/kg, Cellulase* (Trichoderma Longibrachtium) 82.5 µg Tyrosine liberated/min/kg.

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog or Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

It looks like a good food but better can be had at most pet stores
post #3 of 14
I tried it this spring. My cats loved it (all three flavors) and did beautifully well on it, despite the unusual ingredient list. The one with chronic bad breath really improved while she was eating that brand. I couldn't feed it for very long, though, it's so expensive. I was only able to try it once because of a really good sale.
post #4 of 14
Thread Starter 
Sharky, thanks so much for your response. I really appreciate allt he detail you put into. Please let me know what you feel is a good dry food on the natural side. I am looking for a ver good dry diet. My cats eat royal canin, it trust thsi company but want to go more natural and not too high in protein. Thanks bunches!
post #5 of 14
If you don't mind some your kitties have any health issues(history of UTI, diabetes, food allergies,etc)?

I personally do not like RC. I think whatever food you choose depends on your kitties & your opinion. I like:
Eagle Pack
Nutro/Nutro MAX
California Natural
Natural Balance
Felidae(although my kitties do not like it)
Premium Edge
Solid Gold

Do you feed any wet or dry only? Do you prefer grain free?

OK, done yapping until you reply again. And I do not mean to talk to you like you know nothing, sorry if I did, I sorta typed all that stuff on auto-pilot!
post #6 of 14
Thread Starter 
No, they do not have any ailments. I like royal canin as they are a trusted company. I have problems with new companies and no history on their food. I have tried solid gold, innova and wellness. Their grain free diets are very high in protein though. I might look back into solid gold
post #7 of 14
Thread Starter 
What are your guys feeling on solid gold?
post #8 of 14
First THANK YOU Natalie you wrote alot so I dont have to

Solid gold is a GOOD food it is VERY grainy ..... in the same quality and price with out too much protein..

Natural balence
Healthwise ( this is another Natura brand)
Blu spa ( grainy too)

Age of cats??
post #9 of 14
I fed Solid Gold Katz-N-Flocken for 6 months or more to Ophelia, Dorian, & Damita. They all looked fantastic on it! I really like the food. I had to swtich as it is no longer UTI friendly & Ophelia/Dory have a history of UTIs.
post #10 of 14
Thread Starter 
I have 3 cats. Two are going on 4 and one is 6

Solid gold does not have the bad grains right?

YOu figure a vet tech would know this sutff, but hey I know alot about cat aliments. Food is not an area I am well versed on. Thanks!
post #11 of 14
lol.. I know they dont give you much in class on nutrition...

There are NO BAD grains... just cats are OBLIGATE carnivores and need only about 3-5% grains in there diet ... on ave grocery foods are 40-50 carbs premium 20-30 grain frees 7-20... Solid gold is about 33% carbs ... Natural choice is 27% see the difference in % from multi grains >???

In many cat s carbs are what causes wt issues not fat or overall calories ... I like to call it the some cats need Atkins( most) and some need Jenny craig
post #12 of 14
I thought about trying that food myself once but there is one thing I have noticed. The food has almonds in it. There are people who have allergies to nuts, sometimes it's fatal. It may be rare but it exists. How can we be sure that our pets won't develop an allergy to nuts?
post #13 of 14
Originally Posted by moggiegirl View Post
I thought about trying that food myself once but there is one thing I have noticed. The food has almonds in it. There are people who have allergies to nuts, sometimes it's fatal. It may be rare but it exists. How can we be sure that our pets won't develop an allergy to nuts?
Well that is a good thought ... but ANYTHING with protein can produce a fatal allergy ... But almonds are low on the nut allergy list in humans ... Peanuts which are a legume not a true nut are NUMBER 1 in humans and dogs
post #14 of 14
Can I just ask why a food with not too much protein?

ETA: Orijen is 75% protein - is that too much?
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