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Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food

Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Meta, Missouri
Parent company
Schell & Kampeter, Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult, Kitten
Price per oz $0.18
Cost per day: $0.42
Primary proteins
  • Whitefish
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver
  • Ocean Fish

Overall Score



? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 47%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 68%
? 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 96%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 78%
? 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

Guaranteed Analysis


Protein: 9.5%

Fat: 3.5%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 8%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 43.18%

Fat: 15.91%

Fiber: 4.55%

Carb: 36.36%

Calorie Weighted Basis


Protein: 36.54%

Fat: 32.69%

Carb: 30.77%

What We Like

  • High moisture content
  • Affordable
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Has all the nutrients your kitten or mother cat needs

What We Did Not Like

  • High in carbohydrates

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Diamond since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Diamond has never been recalled.


Whitefish, Chicken, Fish Broth, Chicken Liver, Ocean Fish, Brown Rice Flour, Carrots, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Agar-Agar, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Pumpkin, Quinoa, Cranberries, Blueberries, Dried Kelp, Inulin, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Sodium Carbonate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid. Caloric Content 1,101 kcal/kg, 172 kcal/can

Ingredient Review

Our review of Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Whitefish. Whitefish is a general term that refers to mostly freshwater and saltwater fish species with light-colored flesh. In pet food, whitefish is a source of protein and essential nutrients including Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids.

The second 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 third 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.

The fourth ingredient is Chicken Liver. Chicken liver is one of a few organ meats that come from a chicken. In pet food, chicken liver serves as a source of protein, iron, and amino acids.

The fifth ingredient is Ocean Fish. Ocean fish is a general term for the meat from saltwater fish. In pet food, ocean fish can serve as a source of dietary protein and many other nutrients including Omega-3 fatty acids.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food to the other 1557 Cat Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 43.18% 51.83%
DM Fat 15.91% 17.86%
DM Fiber 4.55% 6.41%

This recipe has:

  • 8.65% less protein
  • 1.95% less fat
  • 1.86% less fiber

Cats typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Analysis Overview

Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food is priced below the average market price for Cat Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Diamond Naturals Whitefish Dinner Adult & Kitten Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from whitefish based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are low-quality and controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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