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Purina Pro Plan Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationSt. Louis, Missouri

Parent company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dry Kitten Food, Dry Cat Food, Wet Cat Food, Wet Kitten Food, Dry Senior Cat Food, Wet Senior Cat Food

Ratings

66%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 77%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 56%
? 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 69%
? 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 61%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 83%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 48%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Purina Pro Plan makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average
  • Some recipes list unnamed meat by-products

Brand Overview

Purina Pro Plan is based on advanced nutritional knowledge. The brand offers food for dogs and cats, as well as formulations for puppies and kittens, large breeds dogs, small breed dogs, and pets with sensitivities. Purina Pro Plan pet food is available in wet and dry options, and in a variety of flavors.

How Much Does Purina Pro Plan Cat Food Cost

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

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $4.50 $4.54 -1%
Price per 100 kcal $0.23 $0.26 -12%
Price per day $0.14 $0.16 -13%

Purina Pro Plan Dry Kitten Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $4.76 $4.27 +11%
Price per 100 kcal $0.25 $0.26 -5%
Price per day $0.15 $0.16 -6%

Purina Pro Plan Dry Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Wet Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.44 $0.51 -14%
Price per 100 kcal $1.70 $2.10 -19%
Price per day $1.02 $1.26 -19%

Purina Pro Plan Wet Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Wet Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.51 $0.49 +4%
Price per 100 kcal $1.44 $1.65 -12%
Price per day $0.87 $0.99 -12%

Purina Pro Plan Wet Kitten Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Dry Senior Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $5.51 $4.47 +23%
Price per 100 kcal $0.28 $0.36 -22%
Price per day $0.17 $0.22 -23%

Purina Pro Plan Dry Senior Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Wet Senior Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.51 $0.46 +11%
Price per 100 kcal $1.50 $1.69 -11%
Price per day $0.90 $1.02 -12%

Purina Pro Plan Wet Senior Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Purina Pro Plan Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 46.59% 40.93% +14%
DM Fat 20.83% 20.41% +2%
DM Fiber 3.03% 4.05% -25%
DM Carb 29.55% 32.98% -10%

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 44.33% 38.82% +14%
DM Fat 17.36% 16.74% +4%
DM Fiber 4.06% 5.11% -21%
DM Carb 33.58% 38.00% -12%

Wet Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 51.34% 52.92% -3%
DM Fat 16.29% 17.74% -8%
DM Fiber 6.60% 6.38% +3%
DM Carb 10.95% 13.98% -22%

Wet Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 51.67% 50.77% +2%
DM Fat 24.92% 24.53% +2%
DM Fiber 6.38% 6.79% -6%
DM Carb 2.13% 10.56% -80%

Dry Senior Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 43.18% 35.40% +22%
DM Fat 19.32% 15.92% +21%
DM Fiber 2.84% 6.55% -57%
DM Carb 34.66% 40.66% -15%

Wet Senior Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 44.32% 44.39% -0%
DM Fat 30.68% 19.25% +59%
DM Fiber 6.82% 9.30% -27%
DM Carb 2.28% 20.67% -89%

All of Purina Pro Plan cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Purina Pro Plan - Wet dog food (03/09/2016) -+
Date: 03/09/2016
Company Name: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Product Description: Wet dog food
Recall Reason: Inadequate vitamins and minerals
Purina Pro Plan - Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials Tuna Entree, Net Wt. 3 oz, UPC 38100-11197 (07/14/2021) -+
Date: 07/14/2021
Company Name: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Product Description: Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials Tuna Entree, Net Wt. 3 oz, UPC 38100-11197
Recall Reason: Canned cat food may contain foreign black rubber material

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Overall Score
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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Purina Pro Plan cat food?

Purina Pro Plan is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

faq-item-image Where is Purina Pro Plan cat food made?

Purina Pro Plan is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Purina Pro Plan AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Purina Pro Plan recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Purina Pro Plan cat food been recalled?

Purina Pro Plan has been recalled 2 times in the years 2016, and 2021.

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