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Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food

Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
New York City, New York
Parent company
Hound & Gatos Pet Foods Corp
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.45
Cost per day: $0.80
Primary proteins
  • Pork

Ingredients

Pork, Pork Broth, Calcium Carbonate, Salmon Oil, Agar-Agar, Tricalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Salt, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid

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Overall Score

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70%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 55%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 81%
? 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 70%
? 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: 11.5%

Fat: 8%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 77%

Ash: 2.5%

Carb: 0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 50%

Fat: 34.78%

Fiber: 4.35%

Ash: 10.87%

Carb: 0%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 37.18%

Fat: 62.82%

Carb: 0%

Our Review

Pros
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
Cons
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Hound & Gatos has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Pork. Pork is a general term for meat from a domestic pig. In pet food, pork can be an important source of protein, along with other essential nutrients.

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

The third ingredient is Calcium Carbonate. Calcium carbonate is a source of supplemental calcium. Calcium carbonate is added to pet food to help keep your pet’s bones, teeth, joints, and muscles healthy.

The fourth ingredient is Salmon Oil. Salmon oil can be a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids. In pet food, salmon oil may help support your companion’s joint health while contributing to healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat.

The fifth ingredient is Agar-Agar. Agar-agar is a flavorless gelling agent made from algae. In pet food, agar-agar is used to improve texture or as a replacement for gelatin.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.45$0.43+5%
Price per 100 kcal$1.33$1.76-24%
Price per day$0.80$1.05-24%

Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food is priced below 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 Hound & Gatos 98% Pork Formula Grain-Free Canned Cat Food to the other 1447 wet cat food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein50%52.8%-5%
DM Fat34.78%17.7%+96%
DM Fiber4.35%6.35%-31%
DM Carb0%13.93%-100%
Caloric Content1199 kcal/kg957 kcal/kg+25%

Analysis Overview

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

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