Best Wet Cat Food
Here are some of the best wet cat food based on the ingredients used.
These are the 4.5 to 5 ‘paw’ rated cat foods.
For a more complete list, visit the Top Rated Cat Food page for the 4 to 5 ‘paw’ rated wet cat foods.
Just click on the brand and name of the food for the ingredients list, a list of the questionable ingredients used, as well as a rating for each food.
|Meat dominates this formula – no vegetables present||Sodium Selenite is present|
|No thickening agents like guar gum, cassia gums, xanthan gum, carrageenan, etc||While better than carrageenan, agar-agar can be controversial depending on who you are asking|
|Questionable ingredients kept to an absolute minimum||Can get expensive|
|Food is free from grains, vegetables, and other filler ingredients||A vegetable protein source is present. Protein from peas is essentially useless for cats.|
|Meat based protein outweighs plant based protein||Guar Gum, while not harmful, can cause upset stomach|
|Minimal carbohydrate sources present||Sodium Selenite|
|Balanced nutrition||Cost concerns|
For this example, the Beef & Liver flavor is used. All Gourmet Carnivore flavors are excellent. Just remember fish based canned food should not be fed on a consistent basis.
|Beef (meat) is the main protein source in the food.||Cholecalciferol – shouldn’t be an issue at all however important to be aware of|
|Beef/beef broth accounts for majority of the formula||Tiki Cat is expensive|
|All other vitamins/minerals kept to less than 1% of the formula||Can be hard to find at local pet stores|
|Olive oil 4% of formula||A lot of their food is fish based|
|Quality meat source is first on the list||Carb substitute – higher %|
|Filler ingredients are kept to minimum||Thickening agent present|
|One of the very, very, very few commercial cat foods that doesn’t contain Sodium Selenite||Copper Sulfate|
|Protein comes from one main source||Peas are present, near the top of the ingredients list. Cheap carb substitute|
|Free of thickening agents such as guar gum, carrageenan, agar-agar, xanthan gum, etc||Montmorillonite Clay can be considered controversial|
|Unnecessary ingredients are kept to a minimum||Sodium Selenite|
Ziwipeak Venison is good enough for this list too.
|Meat protein sources are the main ingredients in the formula||Agar-agar can be considered a controversial ingredient even if it is a better alternative to carrageenan|
|A solid, well-balanced diet||Seafood is present|
|Free from thickening agents||Sodium Selenite|
Wellness Signature Selects Chunky Beef & White Meat Chicken Entrée in Sauce. Chunky Turkey & White Meat Chicken Entrée in Sauce.