Raw Paws Complete Chicken Pet Food vs. Purina Kitten Chow Naturals

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Raw Paws Complete Chicken Pet Food

Freeze-Dried Raw

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Purina Kitten Chow Naturals

Kibble

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Score
A+
Score
D
Summary

Summary

Raw Paws has a better protein to fat ratio. Purina's ratio of 2.67 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Raw Paws has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Purina has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Both foods are pea-free.

Protein Content

Protein Content

45%
40%
Fat Content

Fat Content

27%
15%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2.2%
2.5%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.67 to 1
2.67 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

5
20
Meat Content

Meat Content

3 total
high concentration, high quality
3 total
low concentration, high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

None
2 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
High Meat Percentage 100% meat, organs, and bone.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.67 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Fruits, Grains, or Vegetables
No Sugars or Carcinogens
Limited Ingredients 5 total (not counting vitamins, minerals, and preservatives).
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
Low Meat Percentage too many non-meat ingredients.
Middle Quality Meat the meat ingredients are a mixture of pure and by-products.
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.67 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

Legend

Ingredients

ground chicken with bone chicken heart chicken liver herring oil mixed tocopherols d-alpha tocopherol

 

chicken chicken by-product meal corn gluten meal soy flour ground yellow corn beef fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols rice ground whole wheat natural liver flavor phosphoric acid

 

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