Simply Nourish Cat Food Review

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I first came across Simply Nourish cat food a long time ago during a routine trip to a local PetSmart. I was always attracted to the design of Simply Nourish dog food and was just as intrigued with their line of cat food. But my main concern was not what was on the outside of the food, but rather what was in it.

So, are the ingredients just as attractive as the design of the bag?

Let’s find out in this honest Simply Nourish cat food review!

In this review, I will be focusing on the Adult Natural Chicken and Brown Rice formula.

Simply Nourish cat food review
Simply Nourish cat food review

My Honest Simply Nourish Cat Food Review

 

Name: Simply Nourish

Website URL: www.petsmart.com

Formulas Available: Kitten, Adult, Healthy Weight, Indoor Hairball Control, and Indoor

Flavors Available: Chicken & Brown Rice, Turkey & Brown Rice, Salmon & Oatmeal, Chicken & Oatmeal, and Turkey & Oatmeal

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 7 pounds, and 12 pounds

Price: Varies

Overall Rating:

 

Pros. vs. Cons.

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Deboned chicken is the first ingredient
  • Various formulas and flavors available

Cons:

  • Too many pea ingredients used
  • Only available at PetSmart

 

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min) 36.0%

Crude Fat (min) 16.0%

Crude Fiber (max) 4.0%

Moisture (max) 10.0%

Ash (max) 8.0%

Calcium (min) 1.0%

Phosphorus (min) 0.8%

Potassium (min) 0.6%

Magnesium (min) 0.1%

Zinv (min) 150 mg/kg

Selenium (min) 0.3 mg/kg

Vitamin A (min) 20.000 IU/kg

Vitamin E (mni) 200 IU/kg

Taurine (min) 0.2%

Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min) 3.0%

Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min) 0.5%

 

Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Dried Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Protein, Whole Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Pea Fiber, Sunflower Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Chicory Root, Dried Cranberries, Taurine, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate), Salt, Choline Chloride, Citric Acid (A Preservative), Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), Rosemary Extract

 

Simply Nourish Cat Food Ingredient Breakdown

Deboned Chicken

This is a high-quality source of protein that excludes the bones of the chicken.

Chicken Meal

This is a high-quality protein ingredient that can contain as much as 300% more protein than chicken contains by itself.

Brown Rice

This ingredient is a low glycemic source of carbohydrates. It is also a source of fiber, which can help support healthy digestion.

Oatmeal

This grain ingredient is used as a source of carbohydrates and fiber.

Dried Peas

This ingredient is a low glycemic source of additional protein, Vitamin K, a plant-based source of carbohydrates, and Manganese.

Chicken Fat

This ingredient is used as a natural fat source, loaded with Omega 3 fatty acids and an additional source of protein.

Pea Protein

This ingredient is typically used as a source of plant-based protein. However, it isn’t considered nutritious and is only used as a means to inflate the protein content on the label.

Whole Flaxseed

Flaxseed is an ingredient that is rich in nutrients including fiber, additional protein, lignans, and Omega 3 fatty acids.

Natural Flavor

Just as the name implies, this ingredient is used to help enhance the flavor of this food. It is made from a variety of fruit, meat, and vegetable sources.

Pea Fiber

This ingredient, despite its name, holds little to no nutritional benefit for cats. Instead, it is primarily used to inflate the fiber content on the label.

Sunflower Oil

This is an ingredient that is rich in Omega 6 fatty acids, which can help support healthy skin and a shiny coat.

Dried Chicory Root

This ingredient is used as a natural probiotic, which can help support healthy digestion. It is also a source of inulin, which is a known source of soluble fiber.

Dried Cranberries

This natural antioxidant is highly beneficial. It is a source of Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, and Copper.

Taurine

This ingredient is a known essential amino acid, which is critical for optimal heart health, eyesight, and reproduction.

 

Flavors, Sizes, and Price

Kitten


This formula by Simply Nourish contains all of the healthy ingredients kittens need to grow into happy and healthy adult cats.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds and 7 pounds

 

Adult Deboned Chicken


This is a healthy formula adult cats of all breeds will love. It is packed full of rich protein from 100% real deboned chicken to help satisfy your cat’s carnivorous needs.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 7 pounds, and 12 pounds

 

Adult Indoor Turkey and Oatmeal


This is the perfect formula for indoor adult cats who need a formula with fewer calories. It is made with 100% real turkey and oatmeal to please even the most sensitive cats.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 7 pounds, and 12 pounds

 

Adult Indoor Chicken and Oatmeal


This is another healthy indoor formula for cats of all ages and breeds. It is made with real chicken as the first ingredient, giving cats the meat they crave without the excess calories.

Sizes Available: 3 pounds, 7 pounds, and 12 pounds

 

Simply Nourish Cat Food Reviews By Cat Owners

Most of the Simply Nourish cat food reviews left by cat owners tend to be on the mixed side. While plenty of cat owners seem extremely happy with the food, there are a few that have complaints about it. Let’s take a closer look at a few of these comments below.

“A great quality food. I have always been a fan of this brand. My cats are happy with it and so am I knowing that I am feeding them something healthy.” -Steven Deau

“My cat absolutely loves this food. Unlike other brands, she eats this food right away. I am so happy she liked this food. I have no plans to switch her food any time soon.” -Ikd726

“My Tazzy loves this food. He is usually a picky eater, but he loved this food the moment I poured it into his bowl. I look forward to buying more of this food in the future.” -tammylh79

“Please don’t change the formula! My cats LOVE this food. My cats are perfectly healthy, full of energy and finish the food moments after giving it to them.” -Lillyflower

“My Scottish Fold cat loves this food. I was looking for a brand to replace Blue Buffalo that would at least be just as healthy when I found this. I decided to give this brand a chance and am so glad I did. I highly recommend it.” -Elizabeth174

 

Simply Nourish Cat Food: The Bottomline

After carefully looking at Simply Nourish cat food by looking at its ingredients and taking into consideration what other cat owners have said about this food, this is a food I don’t have a problem recommending. However, the main issue I have with this food is that it uses too many pea ingredients. While peas can be beneficial, too many can have adverse effects on your cat’s health. Regardless, if you are looking for an affordable and healthy brand of cat food, this is the brand for you.

Final Verdict:
Recommended

 

Have you fed your cat Simply Nourish cat food? If so, what are your thoughts on the brand? Do you like the food? Do you hate it? Let me know in the comments below!

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Vanessa

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