Have you checked out the new Felidae grain free? Yay or nay? Mine are all on TOTW right now, and I'm happy with it, so I'm not really sure why I'm checking, but I always like to keep my options open.
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9/30/09 at 8:40am
Crude Protein (min.) 39.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 20.00% most grain frees have more protein
Crude Fiber (max.) 1.50% very low ave is 3-5
Moisture (max.) 9.00%
Linoleic Acid (an Omega 6 Fatty Acid) (min.) 3.75%
Vitamin E (min.) 200.00 IU/kg
Zinc (min.) 135.00 mg/kg
Iron (min.) 150.00 mg/kg
Taurine (min.) 0.25%
Alpha Linolenic Acid (an Omega 3 fatty acid)* (min.) 0.75%
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)* (min.) 50.00 mg/kg
Lactobacillus Acidophilus* (min.) 100 million CFU/lb.
Cellulase* (a) (min.) 100 CMCU/kg this helps digest fiber
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.
(a) One Carboxymethyl Cellulose Unit (CMCU) liberates one micromole of reducing sugar (expressed as glucose equivalents) in one minute under the conditions of the assay.
Calculated Caloric Content
ME (kcal/kg) 3906
ME (kcal/g) 3.91
ME (kcal/lb) 1772
ME (kcal/cup) 498Very high in calories , which in some cases is a GOOD thing
FELIDAE All Natural Ingredients
Chicken meal, turkey meal, lamb, potatoes, potato protein, peasLamb is a Hot meat thus some do poorly with it , potatos and potato protein this high does not make me , peas also do not thrill me matched with that amount of potato, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), natural flavor, fish meal, choline chloride, methionine, taurine, sun cured alfalfa meal, inulin (from chicory root), lecithin, sage extract, cranberries, beta carotene, rosemary extract, sunflower oil, yucca schidigera extract, Dried Enterococcus faecieum fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, vitamin E supplement, niacin, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, potassium iodide, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, cobalt proteinate, papaya, pineapple.