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Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food

Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Parent company
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $0.62
Cost per day: $0.02
Primary proteins
  • Corn Gluten Meal
  • Soybean Meal
  • Meat
  • Chicken By-Product Meal

Overall Score

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71%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 35%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 48%
? 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 100%
? 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 40%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 83%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 28%

Fat: 10%

Fiber: 3%

Moisture: 12%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 47%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 31.82%

Fat: 11.36%

Fiber: 3.41%

Carb: 53.41%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 28.2%

Fat: 24.46%

Carb: 47.34%

What We Like

  • Affordable
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives

What We Did Not Like

  • Low in protein
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Kit & Kaboodle has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Ground Yellow Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal, Meat And Bone Meal, Animal Fat Preserved With Mixed-Tocopherols, Chicken By-Product Meal, Animal Liver Flavor, Phosphoric Acid, Salt, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], Choline Chloride, Turkey By-Product Meal, Fish Meal, Taurine, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B-2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Biotin (Vitamin B-7)], Dl-Methionine, Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 2. I451318 Caloric Content 3559 kcal/kg, 404 kcal/cup

Ingredient Review

Our review of Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Ground Yellow Corn. Ground yellow corn is made with cooked kernels from yellow corn species. In pet food, ground yellow corn can be a filler as well as source of inexpensive protein, carbohydrates, and fiber.

The second ingredient is Corn Gluten Meal. Corn gluten meal is produced as a byproduct from the manufacture of corn syrup and other sweeteners made with corn. It contains no wheat gluten. The corn gluten meal in pet food is a source of inexpensive protein, but it has high levels of cysteine, which have been linked to the formation of urinary stones.

The third ingredient is Soybean Meal. Soybean meal is the pulverized, ground remnants of soybeans after soy oil has been extracted. In pet food, soybean meal serves as an inexpensive source of plant-based protein, along with some carbohydrates.

The fourth ingredient is Meat. Meat is a general term for muscle tissue or flesh from an animal that has been slaughtered for consumption. In pet food, meat is a source of protein as well as amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and trace nutrients.

The fifth ingredient is Bone Meal. Bone meal is cooked, dried, finely ground animal bones from species that have been slaughtered for consumption. When added to pet food, bone meal can be a good source of trace elements and minerals including calcium and phosphorus to support your companions musculoskeletal system.

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 Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food to the other 577 Cat Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 31.82% 38.33%
DM Fat 11.36% 16.74%
DM Fiber 3.41% 4.98%

This recipe has:

  • 6.51% less protein
  • 5.38% less fat
  • 1.57% 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

Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food is priced below the average market price for Cat Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Kit & Kaboodle Dry Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 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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