Review: Catz Finefood Classic and Catz Finefood Purrrr wet cat food

Review: Catz Finefood Classic and Catz Finefood Purrrr wet cat food

Catz Finefood foods are created in accordance with the minimalist philosophy of “less is more”, are “cruelty free” and have a huge selection of flavor variants (even kangaroo!). In this post you will learn my detailed analysis, test results and thoughts on Catz Finefood Classic cat food and Catz Finefood Purrrr monoprotein.

Few words about Catz Finefood

The producer of Cats Finefood food is the German company Pets Nature. The producer is aware that more and more cat carers are aware consumers, therefore he assures that he does not test animal feed and avoids adding unnecessary fillers and preservatives. In the production of feed, it uses only high-quality raw materials and uses regional ingredients whenever possible.

You can read more about the producer on his website: www.catzfinefood.de/en/

Food tests and analysis

Catz Finefood Classic

Catz Finefood Classic offers 12 flavors in cans and sachets:

  • N. 03 – Poultry
  • N. 05 – Salmon with poultry
  • N. 07 – Veal
  • N. 09 – Venison
  • N. 11 – Lamb and rabbit
  • N. 13 – Herring with shrimps
  • N. 15 – Chicken with pheasant meat
  • N. 17 – Poultry with shrimps
  • N. 19 – Lamb with horse
  • N. 21 – Venison and redfish
  • N. 23 – Beef with duck
  • N. 25 – Chicken with tuna

Price (rounded): PLN 4 for 85g sachets, PLN 5 for 200g cans, PLN 9 for 400g cans

Catz Finefood Purrrr

Catz Finefood Purrrr is a monoprotein feed line, i.e. each feed contains only one source of animal protein. Monoprotein foods can be used in the cat’s daily diet and in the elimination diet (when you suspect a cat’s food allergy).

  • N. 103 – Chicken
  • N. 105 – Salmon
  • N. 107 – Kangaroo
  • N. 109 – Pork
  • N. 111 – Lamb
  • N. 113 – Mutton

Price (rounded): PLN 5 for 85g sachets, PLN 7.5 for 200g cans, PLN 10 for 400g cans

Smell and consistency

I like that, apart from the name, the food also has numbers assigned to it, because it allows faster identification in online stores. How does food appear on the plate? The consistency of both feed lines is very similar – they are finely ground, moist and contain jelly.

Composition and analysis of Catz Finefood

The manufacturer states that Catz Finefood wet cat foods are complete (i.e. domestic) foods. I will check if they really should constitute a complete basis for a cat’s daily and balanced diet.

I received 6 different Catz Finefood variants for testing from the Furtastic.pl store. My analysis of each of these food variants can be found in separate tabs below.

Food composition

Poultry 69%, water 26.85%, cranberry 2%, dandelion 1%, minerals 1%, milk thistle oil 0.15%.

Additives per kg : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25%

Analytical composition : Crude protein 11%, fat content 5.9%, crude ash 2.2%, crude fiber 0.5%, humidity 80%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15-0, 25%, sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25% 112 kcal / 100g.

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

Calories

95.96kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1,25:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

55%

Fat

29,5%

Carbohydrate

2%

Food composition

Lamb 50%, water 23.6%, horse meat 20%, zucchini 3%, tomato 2%, minerals 1%, ginger 0.2%, grape seed oil 0.2%

Additives per kg : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg

Analytical composition : crude protein 10.5%, fat content 5.8%, crude ash 2.1%, crude fiber 0.4%, moisture 80%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15- 0.25%, sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25%

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

Calories

95,91 kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1,25:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

52,5%

Fat

29%

Carbohydrate

6%

Food composition

Kangaroo 70% (consisting of hearts, meat, liver), kangaroo broth 28.8%, minerals 1%, borage oil 0.2%

Additives per kg : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg

Analytical composition : crude protein 10.2%, fat content 6.1%, crude ash 1.9%, crude fiber 0.3%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15-0.25% , sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15-0.25%, humidity 80%

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

Calories

95.96kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1,25:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

51%

Fat

30,5%

Carbohydrate

7,5%

Food composition

Pork 70% (consists of hearts, meat, liver, lungs), pork broth 28.8%, mineral supplements 1%, grape seed oil 0.2%

Additives per kg : crude protein 10.3%, fat content 5.9%, crude ash 2%, crude fiber 0.3%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15-0.25%, sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25%, humidity 80%

Analytical composition : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

Calories

101.08kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

51,5%

Fat

29,5%

Carbohydrate

7,5%

Food composition

Lamb 70% (consisting of heart, meat, liver), 28.8% lamb broth, 1% mineral supplements, 0.2% evening primrose oil

Additives per kg : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg

Analytical composition : crude protein 10.4%, fat content 6%, crude ash 2.1%, crude fiber 0.3%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15-0.25%, sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25%, humidity 80%

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

KaloCaloriesrie

97.47kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1,25:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

52%

Fat

30%

Carbohydrate

6%

Food composition

Sheep 70% (consists of heart, meat, liver), sheep broth 28.8%, mineral supplements 1%, black seed oil 0.2%

Additives per kg : Vitamin D3 200 IU, taurine 1500 mg, zinc as zinc sulfate monohydrate 15 mg, manganese as manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate 3 mg, iodine as anhydrous calcium iodate 0.75 mg

Analytical composition : crude protein 10.4%, fat content 6%, crude ash 2.1%, crude fiber 0.3%, calcium 0.2-0.3%, phosphorus 0.15-0.25%, sodium 0.2-0.3%, magnesium 0.03-0.04%, potassium 0.15 -0.25%, humidity 80%.

Additional info from producent

At least 50% of the meat consists of muscle meat, the rest consists of offal in various proportions.

My simple composition analysis

Taurine

1500 mg/kg

Calories

97.47kcal/100g

Calcium: Phosphorus

1,25:1

My calculations of analytical components in d.m.

Protein

52%

Fat

30%

Carbohydrate

6%

Comprehensive composition analysis

All Catz Finefood foods are 100% free from cereals, dyes and unnecessary additives. There are also no flavor enhancers, preservatives or dyes in the foods. Contains a small vegetable additive in the form of e.g. borage oil or cranberry. In feeds we have 70% meat content, of which (as the feed manufacturer informed me) at least 50% meat consists of meat and the rest consists of offal. It is worth remembering that too much offal may cause diarrhea.

The ratio of calcium to phosphorus in food is about 1.25: 1, which is a little higher than it should be for cats with kidney problems. The composition lacks a source of Omega acids, but of course you can supplement it using salmon oil.

The Purrr line contains mono-protein options, which is ideal for an elimination diet. Both lines have optimal levels of carbohydrates, proteins and fats (only in some cases the carbohydrate level is slightly above normal). High-quality feed should have 1500mg of taurine, so in this respect Catz Finefood foods also rise to the challenge.

Advantages

  • without cereals, peas, potatoes, soy protein and dairy products,
  • without genetically modified ingredients,
  • no dyes and preservatives,
  • the correct amount of taurine,
  • the product is available in sachets and two sizes of cans,
  • a large selection of flavors and various types of meat,
  • optimal levels of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

Disadvantages

  • additional salmon oil supplementation required,
  • minimal amount of plant additives (e.g. cranberry) causes a slight increase in carbohydrate content.

My opinion about Catz Finefood Classic and Catz Finefood Purrrr

I think that Catz Finefood Classic and Catz Finefood Purrrr foods that I have tested are good foods, and the amount of flavors available will make everyone find something for themselves.

My cat’s opinion

Apollo has tried all the flavors of the food that we got for testing, and his verdict is based on the speed of licking the saucer clean. The ranking of Catz Finefood Classic and Catz Finefood Purrrr flavors is as follows:

  1. Lamb with horse
  2. Kangaroo
  3. Lamb
  4. Poultry
  5. Mutton
  6. Pork

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