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Friskies Lil’ Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food

Friskies Lil' Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
St. Louis, Missouri
Parent company
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Cat Food
Cost per day: $2.11
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Ocean Fish
  • Soy Protein Concentrate

Ingredients

Water, Chicken, Liver, Wheat Gluten, Corn Starch-modified, Ocean Fish, Artificial And Natural Flavors, Soy Flour, Soy Protein Concentrate, Added Color, Taurine, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1). A625519

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Overall Score

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60%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 66%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 51%
? 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 63%
? 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 25%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 88%
? 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: 6%

Fat: 0.5%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 86%

Ash: 1.5%

Carb: 5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 42.86%

Fat: 3.57%

Fiber: 7.14%

Ash: 10.71%

Carb: 35.71%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 49.12%

Fat: 9.94%

Carb: 40.94%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Contains artificial food dyes
  • For supplemental feeding only: this food is not nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO guidelines
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Friskies - Dry Cat Food (06/27/2011) -+
Date: 06/27/2011
Company Name: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Product Description: Dry Cat Food
Recall Reason: Salmonella

Ingredient Review

Our review of Friskies Lil' Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Water. Water is added to pet food as a blending agent, or as a thinning agent. It is typically found in wet or moist foods rather than in dry kibble.

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 Liver. Liver is a general name for a protein-rich organ meat from any animal. The liver in pet food can be a source of important minerals including zinc, copper, iron, and selenium, but depending on its source, can be of low quality.

The fourth ingredient is Wheat Gluten. Wheat gluten is a good source of digestible protein. In pet food, wheat gluten is used as a binding agent and texturizer as well as a protein source.

The fifth ingredient is Corn Starch-Modified. Corn starch – modified is a type of corn starch that has been treated to improve consistency. The corn starch – modified in pet food is usually used as a thickening agent or binder.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Friskies Lil' Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.65

Market Price avg.

$0.52

% From the Avg

+25%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$3.52

Market Price avg.

$2.15

% From the Avg

+64%

Price per day

Product Price

$2.11

Market Price avg.

$1.29

% From the Avg

+64%

Friskies Lil' Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food is priced well 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 Friskies Lil' Grillers Seared Cuts With Ocean Fish In Gravy Wet Cat Food to the other 1538 wet cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

42.86%

All Products avg.

52.97%

% From the Avg

-19%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

3.57%

All Products avg.

17.71%

% From the Avg

-80%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

7.14%

All Products avg.

6.38%

% From the Avg

+12%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

35.71%

All Products avg.

14%

% From the Avg

+155%

Analysis Overview

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

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