Cats => Cat Food And Nutrition => Discussion Of Brands And Ingredients => Topic started by: Pookie on August 17, 2017, 11:53:32 AM

Title: Fussie Cat cat food
Post by: Pookie on August 17, 2017, 11:53:32 AM
I still get emails from the specialty pet food store I used to shop at, and the latest showed them carrying this brand of cat food:

They carry both kibble and canned.  I didn't even look at the kibble ingredients, and just took a quick look at the canned chicken with egg, which contains tapioca starch and locust bean gum.   :(  But I wanted to list it here for those who don't feed raw or home-cooked, so they would have more options.  I will say, I'm disappointed that they talk about cats being obligate carnivores but include ingredients like tapioca starch.  I'm also disappointed that there's not more variety with the canned.  It's either chicken or tuna as the main protein.
The main company, Pets Global, also has a dog food line, which I'll post about in the Dog section, but it at least has more protein variety, including novel proteins like kangaroo.  It's too bad they didn't expand the protein variety for their canned cat food.
Title: Re: Fussie Cat cat food
Post by: Lola on August 18, 2017, 12:17:00 PM
As you stated, ALL the flavors have chicken or fish!  :(  These are the ingredients for chicken and duck:

Boneless Chicken, Water Sufficient For Processing, Tapioca Starch, Duck, Sunflower Seed Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Locust Bean Gum, Calcium Lactate, Chicken Broth, Salt, Fructooligosaccharide, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Nicotinic Acid (Source of Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Source of Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement.

On the upside... no carrageenan.   Silly7

Disclaimer:  I haven't fed canned in years, therefore I am not very open minded.   ;D  The food is far from being wonderful, but a canned food feeder only has so many options.

Thanks for posting, Pookie.  Someone needs to look out for those that don't feed raw or home cooked.   HeadButt
Title: Re: Fussie Cat cat food
Post by: Pookie on August 18, 2017, 12:53:59 PM
On the upside... no carrageenan.   Silly7

Good point!  I missed that.   :-[

Someday, I hope to share my home with a kitty (or two) again.  And while I'd love to feed raw, I figure I'll have to start with canned, depending on my financial situation and what the kitty is used to eating, and then transition.  So when I get these notices about new foods, I like to check them out, and also share them here to see what everyone else thinks, as well as share the info with our guests that may not feed raw.   :)  Like you said, canned feeders need options.   HeadButt

Title: Re: Fussie Cat cat food
Post by: Lola on August 18, 2017, 01:31:49 PM
All I can remember is avoiding Carrageenan almost 100%... and trying to avoid as many gums as possible.  We do the best we can do.  :)