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Applaws Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food

Applaws Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food
Company info
Company HQ
London, United Kingdom
Parent company
Making Pet Food Matters (MPM)
Product info
Age Range: Kitten
Food Form Wet Kitten Food
Cost per day: $3.01
Primary proteins
  • Tuna
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

Tuna, Rice, Rice Flour, Fish Broth.

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Overall Score

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69%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 95%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 60%
? 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 %
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 58%
? 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: 14%

Fat: 0.1%

Fiber: 0.2%

Moisture: 83.7%

Ash: 2%

Carb: 0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 85.89%

Fat: 0.61%

Fiber: 1.23%

Ash: 12.27%

Carb: 0%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 98.29%

Fat: 1.71%

Carb: 0%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • To our knowledge, Applaws has never had a product recall
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
  • Has all the nutrients your kitten or mother cat needs
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Low protein content
  • Not a Calorie-dense recipe
  • Due to a low Dry Matter Fat %, this recipe does not meet AAFCO nutritional guidelines
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

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 Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Tuna. Tuna is a general name for one of several saltwater fish species. In pet food, tuna is generally used as a protein source.

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

The third ingredient is Rice Flour. Rice flour is ground dried rice kernels. The rice flour in pet food is a source of carbohydrates. It can also be a thickening and texturizing agent.

The fourth ingredient is Fish Broth. Fish broth is a byproduct of the seafood cooking process, and can contain fish of any kind. In pet food, fish broth adds flavor and aroma, along with some nutrients.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Applaws Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product info

$0.81

Market Price avg.

$0.41

% From the Avg

+98%

Price per 100 kcal

Product info

$5.02

Market Price avg.

$1.34

% From the Avg

+276%

Price per day

Product info

$3.01

Market Price avg.

$0.80

% From the Avg

+277%

Applaws Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food is priced well above the average market price for wet kitten food.

Nutritional Analysis

Because kittens are rapidly growing and developing, they have higher requirements for calories, protein, and other nutrients. Kitten foods have a higher caloric density to provide for the energy needs for growth. It’s recommended that kittens consume a kitten diet until they reach 1 year of age.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Applaws Tuna Fillet in Broth Wet Kitten Food to the other 58 wet kitten food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

Product info

85.89%

All Products avg.

51.09%

% From the Avg

+68%

DM Fat

Product info

0.61%

All Products avg.

24.81%

% From the Avg

-98%

DM Fiber

Product info

1.23%

All Products avg.

6.68%

% From the Avg

-82%

DM Carb

Product info

0%

All Products avg.

9.74%

% From the Avg

-100%

Analysis Overview

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

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