There are so many different types of cat foods out there that it can be so confusing which is best for your cat or dog.
While checking out different types of foods, the link below will help you understand the ingredients better.http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/Spri...ngredients.htm
I feed my cat Solid Gold Katz-n-Flocken kibble and the Solid Gold canned cat food.
My Pug and Toy Poodle have been on Solid Gold for years. They have alot of great supplements that I give to my old Pug and I've been very happy with the quality of their products.
I see that you also live in WA State. If you are in the Seattle/Tacoma area there are some really good pet stores around that carry only the higher quality pet foods. They also have really cool toys.
I free feed with kibble and feed 1/2 a can twice a day.
I've learned that canned food is better for a cat since it has alot of liquid and cats don't really drink that much water. Not enough liquid in the diet can cause problems like urinary infections and crystals .
If I am incorrect I'm sure someone here will correct me.
Good luck in your research on pet foods.