Recommended Canned Cat Foods

CANNED FOOD  A cat’s normal prey contains approximately 70 – 75 percent water.  Canned foods more closely approximate the natural diet of the cat and are better suited to meet the cat’s water needs.  All canned foods contain an appropriate (high) amount of water which is critical for urinary tract health.

  • The protein in canned food is more apt to be higher in animal-based protein versus plant-based protein – contrary to most dry foods.  You must be diligent and read the ingredient listing.
  • The carbohydrate level of most canned foods is lower than that of most dry foods.

Canned food is a good choice for your Siberian.  The composition of different brands of canned foods, and even different flavors within the same brand varies widely.  In 2012 Dr. Lisa Pierson provided a list of canned cat foods with their Nutritional Composition broken down into: Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate and Phosphorus.  Dr. Pierson recommends cat food where the Protein is greater than Fat, and Carbohydrates are as low as possible.

“The diet of the feral top predator will contain almost no carbohydrate, usually less than 2% by weight. This small amount of carbohydrate will come from seeds and grasses, plus a small amount of muscle glucose consumed with the prey.”

From: Your Cat – Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life by Elizabeth M. Hodgkins

Dr. Pierson’s data, sorted by high protein and low carbohydrate levels.  Further below you’ll find canned cat foods made with fish. When purchasing any canned cat food, read the ingredient label. Be aware of what you are feeding your cat.  This is one of the single most important responsibilities you have as a cat owner. Offering your cat a variety of healthy cat foods is not only a sensible choice, it will help keep kitty happy!

CAT FOOD – NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION

Data compiled by Lisa A. Pierson, DVM – September 2012

P = Protein        F = Fat          C = Carbs

Company/Brand Flavor/Type P F C
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Chicken with Turkey 66 34 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Chicken with Duck 63 37 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Beef Liver & Chicken 62 38 0
FELINE’S PRIDE RAW Rabbit 68 31 1
WERUVA Paw Lickin’ Chicken 65 32 3
PRIMAL RAW Frozen Formulas Rabbit 60 38 3
SOULISTIC Cans Double Happiness 67 28 4
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Goldie Lox 66 30 4
NATURAL BALANCE Stews Catatouille 66 30 4
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Kitty Gone Wild 60 35 5
NATURAL BALANCE Stews Life’s A Beach 59 34 7
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Funk in the Trunk 63 29 8
WERUVA Peking Ducken 62 29 9
WERUVA Nine Liver 59 33 9
ROYAL CANIN Ultra-Light 61 29 10
FANCY FEAST Roasted Turkey Feast 62 27 11
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Shredded Turkey/Greens/Broth 65 22 12
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches Pumpkin Lickin’ Chicken 63 25 12
PRO PLAN Weight Management Turkey & Rice 62 25 12
FANCY FEAST Roasted Chicken Feast 61 27 12
PRO PLAN Sole & Vegetable 59 28 13
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches Pumpkin Jack Splash 67 19 14
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Florentine Turkey/Greens/Sauce 60 26 14
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Shredded Chicken/Greens/Broth 63 22 15
SOULISTIC Cans Good Karma 63 19 19
SOULISTIC Pouches Good Karma 60 22 19
FANCY FEAST Grilled Chicken & Beef Feast in Gravy 58 25 16
FANCY FEAST Grilled Turkey Feast in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Grilled Beef Feast in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Grilled Liver & Chicken Feast in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Florentine Tuna/Greens/Sauce 58 26 16
PURINA ONE Turkey in Gravy 58 26 16
PRO PLAN Beef & Chicken Entree in Gravy 57 25 17
FANCY FEAST Minced Turkey Feast in Sauce 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Beef Feast in Gravy 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Chicken Feast in Gravy 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Turkey Feast in Gravy 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Grilled Beef & Liver Feast in Gravy 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Sliced Turkey and Giblets Feast/Gravy 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Sliced Turkey Feast in Gravy 57 25 18
FRISKIES Prime Fillets With Chicken in Gravy 57 25 18
PURINA ONE Beef in Gravy 57 25 18
PRO PLAN White Meat Chicken & Vegetable 57 25 19
BRAVO RAW Balance Blends Beef 57 37 6
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Tu Two Tango 57 38 5
FRISKIES Classic Pate Chicken in Gravy 56 25 19
FRISKIES Prime Fillets With Beef in Gravy 56 25 19
PRO PLAN Turkey & Rice in Gravy 56 25 19
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches Love Me Tender 56 27 17
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Florentine Chicken/Greens/Sauce 56 32 12
WERUVA Green Eggs & Chicken 56 35 9
PRO PLAN Chicken & Rice Entree in Gravy 55 29 16
ROYAL CANIN Calorie Control 5.8 oz Pate 55 30 14
FANCY FEAST Grilled Chicken Feast in Gravy 55 32 13
PURINA ONE Chicken in Gravy 55 32 13
RAD CAT RAW Turkey 55 42 3
SOULISTIC Pouches Triple Harmony 54 27 19
FRISKIES Meaty Bits Chicken Dinner in Gravy 54 29 17
ROYAL CANIN Spayed/Neutered 54 29 17
ROYAL CANIN Adult 54 32 14
PRO PLAN Turkey & Giblets 54 36 9
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Chicken & Liver 54 46 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Beef Liver & Lamb 54 46 0
FRISKIES Meaty Bits Beef in Gravy 53 28 19
FRISKIES Meaty Bits Gourmet Grill 53 29 18
FRISKIES Classic Pate Turkey and Giblets in Gravy 53 30 17
AVODERM Chicken Chunks/Gravy 53 39 8
WERUVA On The Cat Wok 53 43 4
WERUVA Funky Chunky 52 29 19
FRISKIES Classic Pate Beef & Chicken in Gravy 52 30 18
SOULISTIC Cans Pure Bliss 52 30 18
FRISKIES Prime Fillets Turkey Dinner in Gravy 52 34 14
PURINA DM Savory Selects 51 39 10
PURINA OM Savory Selects 51 39 10
FANCY FEAST Chunky Chunky Chicken Feast 51 44 5
FANCY FEAST Tender Beef Feast 51 44 5
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Chicken Frick ‘A Zee 51 47 2
FELINE’S PRIDE RAW Turkey 51 49 0
RAD CAT RAW Chicken 51 49 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Beef & Liver 51 49 0
FRISKIES Special Sliced Chicken in Gravy 50 35 15
ROYAL CANIN Intense Beauty 50 36 14
FANCY FEAST Chunky Chunky Chopped Grilled Feast 50 43 7
FANCY FEAST Chunky Chunky Turkey Feast 50 43 7
PRO PLAN Chunky Chicken Entree 50 44 5
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches Chick Magnet 48 36 16
PRO PLAN Urinary Tract Health Chicken in Gravy Entree 48 40 13
ROYAL CANIN Kitten 48 42 10
Cats in the Kitchen – cans The Double Dip 48 45 8
FRESHPET Cup – Chicken & Shrimp 47 36 18
ADDICTION Turkey, Cranberries, Apples 47 45 8
MERRICK Beef Wellington 47 45 8
NUTRO Natural Choice NC Weight Management Chicken & Liver Formula Chunks in Gravy 46 38 16
HILL’S m/d 46 41 14
MERRICK Cowboy Cookout 45 37 18
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Turkey/Cheese/Gravy Dinner 44 42 14
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Chicken in Gravy 44 42 14
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Chicken/Salmon/Gravy Dinner 44 43 13
FRISKIES Senior Turkey & Giblets Dinner 43 41 15
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Beef in Gravy 43 42 15
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Turkey & Giblets/Gravy 43 42 15
9Lives Prime Misc Shredded Turkey 42 39 18
The following canned cat foods contain fish. Please limit the amount of fish your cat eats.  
Fish may contain mercury which isn’t good for cats or people.
         
TIKI CAT Chicken Koolina Luau 85 15 0
TIKI CAT Fish & Chicken Hookena Luau 83 17 0
TIKI CAT Fish & Rice Molokai Luau 79 19 2
FANCY FEAST Flaked Fish & Shrimp Feast 79 21 0
TIKI CAT Chicken Puka Puka Luau 79 21 0
TIKI CAT Fish Hana Luau 78 22 0
TIKI CAT Fish Tahitian Grill 78 22 0
WERUVA Seafood Mack and Jack 78 22 0
TIKI CAT Fish Hanalei Luau 77 23 0
TIKI CAT Fish Papeeko Luau 76 24 0
TIKI CAT Fish & Chicken Napili Luau 74 26 0
SOULISTIC Cans Shrimply Divine 72 20 8
TIKI CAT Fish & Rice Honolulu Luau 72 26 2
TIKI CAT Fish Manana Grill 72 28 0
TIKI CAT Fish & Rice Waimea Luau 71 27 2
9Lives Flaked Tuna 71 32 0
AVODERM Tuna & Prawns 71 34 0
FANCY FEAST Cod/Sole/Shrimp Feast 69 27 4
FANCY FEAST Ocean Whitefsh & Tuna Feast 69 27 4
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Chicken 69 29 2
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Chicken Chuckles 69 29 2
NATURAL BALANCE Stews Purrrfect Paella 69 30 1
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Bonito Be Mine 68 30 2
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Tilapia Twosome 68 30 2
TIKI CAT Fish Lanai Luau 67 33 0
9Lives Flaked Tuna & Cheese 66 31 3
9Lives Flaked Tuna & Egg 66 31 3
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Salmon Soulmates 66 32 2
NATURAL BALANCE Stews Sea Brulee 66 32 2
SOULISTIC Cans Upstream Dream 65 28 7
TIKI CAT Fish & Rice Waikiki Luau 65 33 2
NATURAL BALANCE Stews O’Fishally Scampi 65 35 0
WERUVA Seafood Polynesian BBQ 64 30 6
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Pumpkin Valentine 64 31 5
BFF (Best Feline Friends) Tuna & Shrimp Sweethearts 64 33 2
WERUVA Seafood Meow Luau 64 33 3
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Shredded Salmon/Greens/Broth 63 22 15
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Shredded Tuna/Greens/Broth 63 22 15
SOULISTIC Cans Nautical Nirvana 63 30 8
AVODERM Swordfsh/Consomme 63 36 1
SOULISTIC Cans Surf ‘N’ Earth 62 29 9
SOULISTIC Cans Polynesian Picnic 62 35 3
WERUVA Seafood Marbella Paella 62 37 1
WERUVA Seafood Asian Fusion 62 37 1
WERUVA Seafood Outback Grill 62 37 1
TIKI CAT Fish Makaha Luau 62 38 0
WERUVA Seafood Mideast Feast 61 32 7
AVODERM Sardines in Consomme 61 38 1
FANCY FEAST Flaked Salmon & Whitefsh Feast 60 32 8
FANCY FEAST Seafood Feast 60 37 3
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Florentine Salmon/Greens/Sauce 59 26 15
PRO PLAN Tuna Entree in Sauce 59 27 14
FANCY FEAST Flaked Tuna Feast 59 31 9
PURINA ONE Whitefsh Pate 59 39 2
AVODERM Tuna & Chicken w/Vegetables 59 40 2
FANCY FEAST Grilled Salmon Feast in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Grilled Salmon & Shrimp Feast/Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Grilled Whitefsh/Tuna Feast in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Sliced Salmon & Chicken in Gravy 58 25 17
FANCY FEAST Grilled Seafood Feast in Gravy 58 26 16
FANCY FEAST Grilled Tuna Feast in Gravy 58 28 14
PURINA ONE Tuna in Sauce 57 25 17
FRISKIES Prime Fillets Chicken & Tuna in Gravy 57 25 18
FRISKIES Prime Fillets With Whitefsh & Tuna in Sauce 57 25 18
FANCY FEAST Flaked Tuna & Mackerel Feast 57 34 9
FANCY FEAST Flaked Chicken & Tuna Feast 57 35 8
FRISKIES Flaked Tuna in Sauce 57 35 8
FRISKIES Flaked Tuna & Egg in Sauce 57 35 8
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Seabass 57 43 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Bonita Tuna 57 43 0
AVODERM Salmon/Consomme 57 45 0
FANCY FEAST Salmon Feast in Gravy 56 25 19
FRISKIES Classic Pate Tuna in Gravy 56 25 19
FRISKIES Classic Pate Ocean Whitefsh in Gravy 56 25 19
FRISKIES Prime Fillets With Salmon & Beef in Sauce 56 25 19
AVODERM Sardine/Shrimp/Crab/Gravy 56 27 17
TIKI CAT Fish Hawaiian Grill 56 44 0
TIKI CAT Gourmet Carnivore Tilapia 56 44 0
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Primavera Salmon/Veg/Greens/Sauce 55 26 19
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches 1 If By Land, Two If By Sea 55 29 16
FANCY FEAST Flaked Trout Feast 55 38 7
FANCY FEAST ELEGANT MEDLEYS Primavera TunaPrimavera/Veggies/Green s/Sauce 54 28 18
SOULISTIC Pouches Luna Tuna 54 33 13
NATURAL BALANCE Stews Land ‘n Sea 54 38 8
AVODERM Tuna/Crab/Gravy 53 29 18
Cats in the Kitchen – pouches Mack Jack and Sam 53 29 18
FRISKIES Classic Pate Salmon in Gravy 53 30 17
FANCY FEAST Kitten Tender Ocean Whitefsh Feast 53 42 5
PRO PLAN Salmon & Rice Entree in Sauce 52 33 15
WELLNESS Minced Tuna 52 34 14
WELLNESS Minced Tuna 52 35 14
FANCY FEAST Salmon & Shrimp Feast 51 44 5
Cats in the Kitchen – cans La Isla Bonita 51 46 3
Cats in the Kitchen – cans Splash Dance 50 46 4
FRISKIES Classic Pate Ocean Whitefsh & Tuna Dinner 49 43 9
FRISKIES Classic Pate Seafood Entrée 49 43 9
FRISKIES Classic Pate Sea Captain’s Choice 49 43 9
WELLNESS Healthy Indulgence pouches Tuna 48 38 14
PRO PLAN Kitten Whitefsh & Tuna 48 45 6
MERRICK Tuna Nicoise 47 41 12
NUTRO Natural Choice NC Indoor Active Health Whitefsh & Tuna Formula Chunks In Sauce 47 44 9
FRISKIES Senior Salmon Dinner in Sauce 45 42 13
AUTHORITY Sliced Ocean Fish in Sauce 45 44 11
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Ocean Whitefsh/Tuna in Sauce 44 42 14
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Whitefsh/Sardines/Sauce 44 42 14
FRISKIES Savory Shreds Salmon in Sauce 44 43 13

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