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Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food

Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
London, United Kingdom
Parent company
Making Pet Food Matters (MPM)
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Cat Food
Cost per day: $1.64
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Duck
View Feeding Instruction

Feeding Instruction

A single morning serving will allow your cat to nibble freely throughout the day. The serving size should be adjusted based on your cat's age and activity level. Water is essential to your cat's good health. Always provide your cat with a bowl of fresh water.

Kittens (Under 1 Year): Feed 2 times the Adult requirement.

Pregnant and Nursing Cats: Feed 2 - 4 times the Adult requirement.

GOT IT

Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Broth, Duck, Rice.

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Overall Score

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74%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 80%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 90%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 32%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 46%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 13%

Fat: 0.05%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 81.95%

Ash: 4%

Carb: 0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 72.02%

Fat: 0.28%

Fiber: 5.54%

Ash: 22.16%

Carb: 0%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 99.07%

Fat: 0.93%

Carb: 0%

Our Review

Pros
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • To our knowledge, Applaws has never had a product recall
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
Cons
  • Due to a low Dry Matter Fat %, this recipe does not meet AAFCO nutritional guidelines
  • Receives some negative customer reviews

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Applaws since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 Applaws has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

The second ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The third ingredient is Duck. Duck is meat from any member of the Anatidae waterfowl. In pet food, duck can serve as a primary protein source as well as a source of animal fat, minerals, and amino acids. It is sometimes used as a novel protein, and is often an ingredient in diets formulated specifically for pets with allergies.

The fourth ingredient is Rice. Rice is a gluten-free cereal grain. In pet food, rice is a source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product info

$0.47

Market Price avg.

$0.43

% From the Avg

+9%

Price per 100 kcal

Product info

$2.74

Market Price avg.

$1.76

% From the Avg

+56%

Price per day

Product info

$1.64

Market Price avg.

$1.05

% From the Avg

+56%

Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food is priced above the average market price for wet cat food.

Nutritional Analysis

Adult cat foods can have a lot of variability in calorie density but generally meet requirements for the average active cat. With formulations addressing a wide variety of needs, including weight loss or gain, indoor or outdoor living, or hairball problems, individual recipes may vary greatly in calorie, fiber, and nutritional content.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Applaws Chicken Breast with Duck in Broth Wet Cat Food to the other 1447 wet cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

Product info

72.02%

All Products avg.

52.84%

% From the Avg

+36%

DM Fat

Product info

0.28%

All Products avg.

17.7%

% From the Avg

-98%

DM Fiber

Product info

5.54%

All Products avg.

6.35%

% From the Avg

-13%

DM Carb

Product info

0%

All Products avg.

13.87%

% From the Avg

-100%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s high in protein with low fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other Wet Cat Foods.

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