Features of feed premium
The main difference between feed premium from inexpensive mass-feed is that it contains everything needed for the cat or cat the nutrients, minerals and vitamins. Cat eating complete food of the premium class typically does not require additional feeding vitamins or pieces of meat "from the master's table": his diet carefully balanced, and the digestibility of the food can reach 90-95%.
Premium foods contain a large enough percentage of protein in the composition is not bone meal or by-products (cheap feed), and natural meat, fish or poultry. Artificial additives and flavor enhancers are lacking. This food can give your pet constantly, day by day, during the whole time of his life.
Another difference premium cat diets from the aft economy class- the ability to choose the variety that best suits your pet. As a rule, in the line of feed includes series for different breeds of cats, for animals with different activity levels, different ages and so on. In addition, among the premium feed provides specialized therapeutic support and reinforce veterinary diet.
In contrast to the feed of the category "economy", which can be seen on the shelf of most supermarkets, priymalnya feed mostly sold in veterinary pharmacies and pet stores.
Popular brands of premium food for cats
Innova EVO ("Innova EVO") is a food production company Natura Pet Products (USA), which enjoys a very good reputation among veterinarians and breeders. The main advantage of this feed brand – includes meat, vegetables and fruit as well as vitamin and mineral supplements, oils and fats.
Orijen ("origin") and ACANA (AKAN) is a high quality high protein food, produced by canadian company Champion Petfoods. Their main advantage – high meat content, the content of cereal crops is either very low or absent.
Golden Eagle Holistic ("Golden Eagle Holistic") is made by American company WellPet, and its composition is as close to a natural menu of cats. The composition is a complete food includes several varieties of meat, fresh vegetables, vitamins and minerals as well as herbs.
Feed Sanabelle Bosch ("Bosch, Sanabelle") produced in German factory Bosch Tiernahrung GmbH & Co. The products of this brand are very well absorbed (that is, the cat is saturated, eating less food), there are no chemical additives and flavor enhancers. Very popular line of feeds designed specifically for show animals.
Very popular brand – Hills ("hills") and Royal Canin ("Royal Canin"). Feed composition of these brands can not be called optimal: it can include such "secondary" additives, such as bonemeal. But the undoubted advantage is quite affordable price as well as a wide range, including special therapeutic and prophylactic diet, very well-proven. Another advantage – mass production, so the owners of the animals eating these feeds, no problems with the purchase of the ration desired brand.
Royal Canin produce in France and in Russia. And, according to experts, the French foods are better and more attractive to animals.
ProPlan Purina ("Purina Proplan") is made by the famous company Nestle and is also considered the food of good quality. The composition of the feed of this brand includes natural ingredients: poultry, beef, fish, beef and cereals, trace elements and vitamin complex.
American food brand Eukanuba ("Eukanuba") is manufactured by P&G Pet Care, and their main feature is the high content of protein at a fairly low cost. The structure also includes only natural products, and the claims of the manufacturer are meat, part of the cat food Eukanuba has never been frozen.
Sometimes to feed the premium class will also include brands such as Bozita ("Rascal"), Iams (Yam), Nutro Choice ("Inside choice"), 1St Choice ("festival choice"), often considered the quality food of the middle class. The advantages of such feed include affordable price, safety for the animal and good taste.