Halo Cat Food: Holistically Pure?

5

Overall Rating

5.0/10

Pros

  • Chicken is the first ingredient
  • Mostly positive customer reviews
  • Various flavors and formulas available

Cons

  • Contains too many pea ingredients
  • Filler ingredient used

Let me be straight with you here: when I first heard of Halo cat food, I could have sworn it was the brand tied to Rachael Ray. Of course, I felt like a complete idiot when I learned it wasn’t. However, it was that misconception that caused me to pick up a bag and take a closer look at its ingredients and write this review.

Let’s find out what exactly is within a bag of Halo cat food, shall we?

For this Halo cat food review, I will be focusing on the Holistic Chicken and Chicken Liver Adult Recipe

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Halo cat food

 

My Honest Halo Cat Food Review

 

Name: Halo

Website URL: www.halopets.com

Flavors Available: Chicken & Chicken Liver, Salmon & Whitefish Recipe, Free Game Bird Medley, Wild Salmon & Whitefish, Seafood Medley and Turkey & Turkey Liver

Formulas Available: Kitten, Indoor, Adult, Senior, Sensitive Stomach, Healthy Weight and Grain-Free

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 6 pounds, and 11.5 pounds

Price: Varies

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Pros. vs. Cons.

Pros:

  • Chicken is the first ingredient
  • Mostly positive customer reviews
  • Various flavors and formulas available

Cons:

  • Contains too many pea ingredients
  • Filler ingredient used

 

Guaranteed Analysis

  • Crude Protein (Min.)
    • 32.0%
  • Crude Fat (Min.)
    • 16.0%
  • Crude Fiber (Max.)
    • 5.0%
  • Moisture (Max.)
    • 10.0%
  • Ash (Max.)
    • 7.0%
  • Vitamin E (Min.)
    • 250 IU/kg
  • Taurine (Min.)
    • 0.10%
  • Omega 6 Fatty Acids (Min.)*
    • 3.30%
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Min.)*
    • 1.00%

 

Ingredients

Chicken, chicken liver, dried egg product, dried peas, oatmeal, soy protein concentrate, pearled barley, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols)potato protein, natural flavor, flaxseed, pea fiber, salmon oil, calcium sulfate, dicalcium phosphate, dried Bacillus coagulans fermentation product, dried blueberries, dried cranberries, dried carrots, dried sweet potatoes, salt, inulin, vitamins, potassium chloride, minerals, taurine, mixed tocopherols (preservative)l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C)

 

Ingredient Breakdown

Chicken

This is a high-quality protein ingredient that may or may not contain the bones. This ingredient excludes the feather, entrails, and beaks of the chicken carcass.

Chicken Liver

This ingredient is a rich source of protein and a source of folate. 

Dried Egg Product

This ingredient is used as a source of protein obtained from egg hatchery operations. This can include underdeveloped eggs, the shells, and tissue that have been deemed unfit for human consumption.

Dried Peas

This ingredient is a rich source of plant-based carbohydrates, fiber, Vitamin K, and Manganese.

Oatmeal

This ingredient is typically used as a carbohydrate in pets who may have a wheat or grain sensitivity. It is a source of linoleic acid and soluble fiber.

Soy Protein Concentrate

This ingredient is known to have a high protein content and amino acid profile. It is typically used to boost the protein content on the label.

Pearled Barley

This whole grain ingredient is used as a source of carbohydrates, fiber, and additional protein.

Chicken Fat

This is a high-quality source of fat that contains Omega 3 fatty acids.

Potato Protein

This ingredient is used as a cheap source of protein and typically used to inflate the protein content on the label.

Natural Flavor

This ingredient is used as a flavoring agent. It is derived from various meat, fruit, and vegetable sources.

Flaxseed

This ingredient is a source of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids which can help support healthy skin and a shiny coat. It is also a known source of soluble and insoluble fiber as well as alpha-linoleic acids.

Pea Fiber

This ingredient is used as a source of insoluble fiber and is typically seen as nothing more than a filler.

Salmon Oil

This ingredient is a source of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.

 

Formulas, Sizes, and Price

Chicken & Chicken Liver Adult Recipe


This formula by Halo prides itself on NOT using any rendered meat meal. It is made with super digestibility in mind, made with a whole chicken, grains, and healthy vegetables cats will love.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 6 pounds, and 10 pounds

 

Holistic Wild Salmon & Whitefish Adult Recipe


This is a recipe every cat will love, especially if they love the taste of real seafood. It is made with optimal levels of taurine to help support healthy cardiac and optical function. It is also formulated to help adult cats maintain healthy energy levels.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 6 pounds, and 10 pounds

 

Sensitive Stomach Holistic Seafood Medley


Just as the name implies, this formula by Halo cat food is made to help ease a cat’s sensitive stomach. It is made with novel protein sources and refined whole grains to help support easy digestion.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds and 6 pounds

 

Grain-Free Indoor Cat Holistic Wild Salmon & Whitefish Recipe


This formula by Halo is made with reduced calories and fat to help adult cats keep off excess weight typically gained by a less active indoor lifestyle. It is loaded with real whole animal proteins to feed a cat’s carnivorous side.

Sizes Available: 6 pounds and 10 pounds

 

Grain-Free Kitten Holistic Chicken & Chicken Liver Recipe


This is a formula that every new kitten in your home will love. It is specially formulated with high-quality protein for optimal muscle development and adequate levels of DHA to support healthy brain development.

Flavors Available: Chicken & Chicken Liver and Wild Salmon & Whitefish 

Sizes Available: 3 pounds and 6 pounds

 

Halo Cat Food Reviews by Cat Owners

Now that we understand what is in the bag, let’s take a close look at some of the Halo cat food reviews cat owners have been leaving online.

“I love Halo. My 14 year old cat has been eating this food all of her life. While on this food she has no allergies or itchy rashes. She has a beautiful coat and is in excellent health. I hope this brand never stops making this food. I highly recommend it to any cat owner out there!” -RD, March 12th

“My cats really love this food and I love all of the ingredients in it. After doing a bunch of research, I wanted to feed my cats a brand I can trust. Halo certainly delivers that trust. I have been feeding this food to my cats for nearly 3 months now. I’m glad I decided to give it a chance.” -Janet M., May 23rd

“This is the only food my 13 year old male cat will touch. My cat has been on this food for over 10 years. He is usually prone to urinary blockages, but with no magnesium in this food, he hasn’t been blocked up in years.” -Mark, May 27th

“This food is chock full of great ingredients. I used to feed my cat Nutro until I wanted to feed her something a little more natural. It is listed at a decent price. I recommend trying a small bag if you ever get the chance.” -BekTriesItAll, November 26th

“Highly ranked as one of the best if not the most nutritious brands you can get. My little cat loves this stuff.” -Nanci Squier, February 19th

 

Halo Cat Food: The Bottomline

After carefully looking at Halo cat food by looking closely at its ingredients, formulas available, and taking into consideration what other cat owners have been saying about this food, this is certainly a brand I recommend, especially if you are on a budget. With various formulas available and great ingredients used, any cat owner will be able to find a formula that will best suit their cat’s nutritional and dietary needs.

Final Verdict:
Recommended

 

Have you fed your cat’s Halo cat food? If so, what was your experience with the food? Let me know in the comments section below!

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Vanessa

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