TOP 10 Worst Cat Foods Ranked

TOP 10 Worst Cat Foods Ranked

Cats are obligate carnivores, this means they only need meat in their diet. Yet so many cat foods are packed with carbohydrates.

You wouldn't feed meat to a rabbit or a horse, so why feed cereals and sugar to cats? 

In this article you will discover the cat foods to avoid. Note, all varieties of the selected brands are very similar in ingredients, irrespective of what they say on the front. 

1. Felix

Ingredients: Meat and animal derivatives (Chicken/Duck/Ham/Pork 4%); Vegetable protein extracts; Fish and fish derivatives; Minerals; Various sugars.

Some of these ingredients are very opaque. What meat and what animal derivatives are we talking about? 

2. Sheba

With Duck Meat and Animal Derivatives (44%, Natural* 94%; including Duck 4%), Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Minerals, Various Sugars. 

With Salmon Meat and Animal Derivatives (38%, Natural* 94%), Fish and Fish Derivatives (Natural*, 100% including Salmon 4%), Minerals, Various Sugars. 

3. Royal Canin (Vet Recommended). 

Hypoallergenic recipe: Rice, hydrolysed soya protein isolate, animal fats, vegetable fibres, minerals, beet pulp, hydrolysed poultry liver, soya oil, fish oil, fructooligo- saccharides, borage oil, marigold extract (source of lutein).

Gastrointestinal: Dehydrated poultry protein*, rice*, animal fats*, wheat gluten*, vegetable fibres, maize gluten*, hydrolysed poultry liver*, minerals, egg powder*, beet pulp, fish oil*, soya oil*, yeasts products, psyllium husks and seeds (source of mucilaginous substances), fructo-oligosaccharides (0.48%), hydrolysed yeast (source of mannooligo-saccharides) (0.19%), marigold extract (source of lutein). 

ROYAL CANIN

4. Hill's (Vet Recommended)

Hill's Science Plan Wet Adult Light Cat Food Pouches:  Meat and animal derivatives, derivatives of vegetable origin, cereals, various sugars, minerals, eggs and egg derivatives, vegetable protein extracts, oils and fats. 

Hill's Urinary: Brewers' rice, chicken (14%) and turkey meal, wheat, maize gluten meal, animal fat, digest, minerals, fish oil, soybean oil, vitamins, taurine, milk protein hydrolysate, L-tryptophan, crustacean shell hydrolysate (source of glucosamine), trace elements, pork cartilage (source of glucosamine) and beta-carotene. 

5. Purina (Vet Recommended)

Purina HA: Rice starch (Carbohydrate source), hydrolysed soya, protein (Protein sources), soybean oil, minerals, cellulose, hydrolysed digest (Protein sources), animal fat, fish oil.

Purina ONE: Meat and animal derivatives, vegetable protein extracts, vegetables (5% from dried green beans), fish and fish derivatives (of which ocean fish 4%), derivatives of vegetable origin, minerals, oils and fats, various sugars.

Purina Cat Food

6. Whiskas

Cereals, Meat and Animal Derivatives (including 4% Chicken in the Brown Kibbles*), Oils and Fats

7. Iams

Meat and animal derivatives (34%), fish and fish derivatives (4% tuna, 4% herring), derivatives of vegetable origin, minerals.

8. Pets At Home Own Brand

Chicken in Jelly: Meat and Animal Derivatives (34% including 4% Chicken), Minerals, Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Various Sugars, Oils and Fats.
Turkey in Jelly: Meat and Animal Derivatives (34% including 4% Turkey), Minerals, Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Various Sugars, Oils and Fats.


Duck in Jelly: Meat and Animal Derivatives (34% including 4% Duck), Minerals, Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Various Sugars, Oils and Fats.
Poultry in Jelly: Meat and Animal Derivatives (34% including 4% Poultry), Minerals, Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Various Sugars, Oils and Fats.

9.Perfect Fit Advanced Nutrition

Meat and Animal Derivatives* (including Chicken 14%), Wheat, Maize, Vegetable Protein Extracts, Oils and Fats (including Fish Oil 0.25%**), Derivatives of Vegetable Origin, Minerals, Yeasts (including Natural Brewer's Yeast 0.2%)

10. Harringtons. 

Fillets with Freshly Prepared Beef in Gravy - Beef and Chicken (including 4% Freshly Prepared Beef), Animal Protein, Tapioca, Vitamins and Minerals, Caramel Syrup.

Fillets with Freshly Prepared Chicken in Gravy - Chicken (including 4% Freshly Prepared Chicken), Animal Protein, Tapioca, Vitamins and Minerals, Caramel Syrup.

Fillets with Freshly Prepared Lamb in Gravy - Lamb and Chicken (including 4% Freshly Prepared Lamb), Chicken Liver, Animal Protein, Tapioca, Vitamins and Minerals, Caramel Syrup.

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