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FirstMate Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationBritish Columbia, Canada

Parent company

FirstMate Pet Foods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationCanada

Type of food

Dry Cat Food, Wet Cat Food

Ratings

67%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 49%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 71%
? 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 67%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 65%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 47%
Pros
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
Cons
  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

FirstMate pet foods are made with natural ingredients, without GMOs, binders, or artificial colors. The company offers a complete line of wet and dry foods for dogs and cats of all life stages. Many FirstMate pet foods are grain-free. Limited ingredient recipes are available.

How Much Does FirstMate Cat Food Cost

We’ve compared FirstMate cat food price to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$3.09$3.25-5%
Price per 100 kcal$0.19$0.20-5%
Price per day$0.12$0.120%

FirstMate Dry Cat Food is priced within the average market price for cat food.

Wet Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.34$0.43-21%
Price per 100 kcal$1.27$1.76-28%
Price per day$0.76$1.05-28%

FirstMate Wet Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

FirstMate Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared FirstMate cat food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 41.85% 38.97% +7%
Fat 17.04% 16.72% +2%
Fiber 4.07% 5.07% -20%

Wet Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 46.80% 52.80% -11%
Fat 21.40% 17.70% +21%
Fiber 2.12% 6.35% -67%

All of FirstMate cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2011 FirstMate has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns FirstMate cat food?

FirstMate is owned by FirstMate Pet Foods.

faq-item-image Where is FirstMate cat food made?

FirstMate is manufactured in Canada .

faq-item-image Is FirstMate AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of FirstMate recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has FirstMate cat food been recalled?

No FirstMate has never been recalled.

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