Friskies only has a good name because nobody reads the package insert. If we had more informed consumers then we would get better pet products. Until such time that we become informed buyers this insanity will continue unabated.
This is a cat food. I liked the concept from the cat food called Taste of the Wild (Rocky Mtn Feline) – what would a cat eat in the wild. Clearly it will never be Friskies as Friskies is from pillar to post nothing but grain.
The meat or protein sources are simply by-products in their “meat and bone meal”, which ensures that your cat is eating something of an animal but the type of food your cat will never be able to find in your house.
This is simply put a corn based product with ‘seafood’ used for advertising as the ocean fish meal is in very small quantities but since nobody bothers to read they can get away with it.
Ingredients: Ground yellow corn, corn gluten meal, poultry by-product meal, meat and bone meal, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), soybean meal, animal liver flavor, phosphoric acid, calcium carbonate, salt, potassium chloride, oceanfish meal, albacore tuna meal, salmon meal, yellowfin tuna meal, crab meal, dried seaweed, choline chloride, taurine, zinc sulfate, added color (Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Red 40, Blue 2), ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, calcium phosphate, niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.