Rating: 2 star  | Price: $$  |  Website

Review:

Authority Adult Chicken & Rice

Authority Adult Chicken & Rice

I believe this is the PetSmart brand of food, as it is the only place I’ve found it and it is the only website I found it advertised on. It’s quite prominent in the store, so I’ve included it here. Being as how they’re the largest pet store retailer in the USA, my guess is that they know what good nutrition really should be.

This food starts out well but then fizzles in a big bang. The start, with chicken and chicken meal, shows good protein sources for the cat. There are no by-products, and no digusting animal digest. These are definitely good signs.

But then it just falls apart. Brewers rice and 2 instances of corn tell us that what they are trying to do is basically fill the rest of the food with garbage, hoping that the meat products alone make it a quality product. That’s really only half the game, though. It’s true cats are carnivores, but they can benefit from good fiber sources like fruits and veggies, and from quality grains that are easily digested. I don’t see that here.

Based on the meats, it gets a 2 star rating, there’s nothing in this food to move it past that.


What’s good about this food….

First 2 ingredients are meats.

….and what’s not so good.

Terrible grain choices: brewers rice, 2 corn sources, no fruits/veggies.

Ingredients:

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Ground Corn, Animal Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Beet Pulp, Dried Egg Product, Canola Oil, Corn Oil, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2 Polyphosphate, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamin Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Dicalcium Phosphate, Taurine.