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Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food

Company info

Company HQ
Adelaide, Australia
Parent company
Snappy Tom Pet Supply

Primary proteins

  • Chicken

Age range


Cost per day


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Overall Score



? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 81%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 67%
? 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 59%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 50%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 50%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 73.33%

Fat: 3.33%

Fiber: 6.67%

Carbs: 10%

What We Like

  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives

What We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Snappy Tom has never been recalled.


Chicken, Pumpkin, Carrot, Modified Tapioca Starch, Gum, Taurine, Vitamin Supplements, Trace Minerals.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
11.00% 0.50% 1.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
73.33% 3.33% 10%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
80.21% 8.85% 10.94%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first 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 second ingredient is Pumpkin. Pumpkin is a type of winter squash. High in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, it is also a good source of fiber. In pet food, pumpkin promotes healthy digestion while enhancing flavor and providing added nutrition.

The third ingredient is Carrot. In pet food, carrot serves as a source of easily digested carbohydrate and fiber. Carrots contain many essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help support your pet’s health.

The fourth ingredient is Modified Tapioca Starch. Modified tapioca starch comes from the cassava root. During processing, it is modified to partially degrade the structure of the granules, rendering it more effective as a stabilizing agent. In pet food, modified tapioca starch is often used as a filler or binder, as well as a source of easily digested carbohydrates.

The fifth ingredient is Gum. In pet food, gum is a general term that refers to a binder that helps other ingredients in the recipe cling together. Gums are typically made with natural ingredients from plant-based sources, and are widely used in manufacturing food, medications, and dietary supplements for human consumption.

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 Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food to the other 1640 Cat Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 73.33% 52.74%
DM Fat 3.33% 17.18%
DM Fiber 6.67% 6.44%

This recipe has:

  • 20.59% more protein
  • 13.85% less fat
  • 0.23% more 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

Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food is priced within the average market price for Cat Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Snappy Tom Lites Chicken with Vegetables Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from plant based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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