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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned Cat Food

Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned 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: $1.52
Primary proteins
  • Salmon
  • Chicken

Ingredients

Water sufficient for processing, salmon, liver, wheat gluten, chicken, corn starch-modified, artificial and natural flavors, soy flour, added color, sodium bisulfate, potassium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, salt, fish oil, choline chloride, taurine, Vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate, mono and dicalcium phosophate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, calcium pantothenate, Vitamin A supplement, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), copper sulfate, manganese sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, biotin, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, potassium iodide.

Overall Score

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74%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 90%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 59%
? 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 43%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 86%
? 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%

Fat: 2%

Fiber: 1.5%

Moisture: 80%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 5.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 55%

Fat: 10%

Fiber: 7.5%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 27.5%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 51.51%

Fat: 22.74%

Carb: 25.75%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • To our knowledge, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets has never had a product recall
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Contains artificial food dyes
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Water Sufficient. In pet food, the term water sufficient typically refers to the amount of water that is needed to process the rest of the ingredients.

The second ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

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 Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.54

Market Price avg.

$0.53

% From the Avg

+2%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$2.54

Market Price avg.

$2.15

% From the Avg

+18%

Price per day

Product Price

$1.52

Market Price avg.

$1.29

% From the Avg

+18%

Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned Cat Food is priced 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 Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets UR (ST/OX) Salmon in Sauce Urinary Canned Cat Food to the other 1538 wet cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

55%

All Products avg.

52.97%

% From the Avg

+4%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

10%

All Products avg.

17.71%

% From the Avg

-44%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

7.5%

All Products avg.

6.38%

% From the Avg

+18%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

27.5%

All Products avg.

14%

% From the Avg

+96%

Analysis Overview

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

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