Reviews.com Researched The Best Cat Food of 2016 And The Results Are In ...
Reviews.com is a website whose slogan is, "We do the research so you don't have to." They did some extensive research earlier this year about the best cat foods on the market and came up with a list of 163 top formulas. Is your preferred brand on this list? Read on for results and how they came to their conclusion.
The team at reviews.com researched 1,759 cat food formulas to find the top picks for our feline friends. They spent over six weeks analyzing the cat food industry, surveyed 97 veterinary professionals and 437 devoted cat owners, and read through dozens of research articles and studies. Ultimately, they found 163 formulas that they would recommend due to their high quality and risk-free ingredients. Here are their top 10.
Top 10 of Reviews.com's Favorite Cat Foods
- Addiction Grain Free Herbed Duck Confit and Sweet Potatoes Entree
- Blackwood Chicken Meal and Field Pea Recipe Grain Free Dry Cat Food
- Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea Catch Grain Free Natural Dry Cat & Kitten Food
- Fromm Gold Holistic Adult Dry Cat Food
- Lotus Just Juicy Pork Stew Grain Free Canned Cat Food
- Now Fresh Grain Free Adult Recipe Dry Cat Food
- Redbarn Naturals Salmon and Delilah Grain Free Canned Cat Food
- Wysong Optimal Vitality Dry Cat Food
- ZiwiPeak Daily Cat Cuisine Venison and Fish Canned Cat Food
- Spring Naturals Grain Free Chicken Dinner with a Medley of Garden Greens and Berries Dry Cat Food
Here's how they got there:
- They removed formulas where the first ingredient is not a meat of any kind.
- They cut formulas that contain controversial artificial ingredients, preservatives, and dyes.
- They removed formulas that contain rendered fat, meat by-products, sugar, garlic, and other controversial or questionable ingredients.
- They removed formulas based on history of recall, manufacturer, or customer satisfaction
These bulleted points are a good rule of thumb for picking out a cat food, but always consult with your veterinarian to see if your cat has special dietary needs that should be accounted for. Check out the full report at reviews.com/cat-food.