Best For Gravy Lovers: Weruva Classic Grain-Free Cat Food Cans

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Overview:

  • Brand Name: Weruva
  • Made In: Thailand
  • Guaranteed Protein: 10% Min
  • Age Range: Adult
  • Typical Cost Per Day: $3.10/day

Weruva offers simple recipes with just a few minimally-processed ingredients. When you open up a can or pouch of Weruva, you see real meat—shredded chicken, chunks of fish, and other good-enough-to-eat ingredients. Cats who like table scraps and gravy will love the texture of Weruva cat food.

Weruva cat food is one of  the best gravy cat foods on the market today. This cat food is extremely water-dense, so it has fewer calories per can or pouch than other foods. This both makes it excellent for cats who need to lose weight and more expensive than the average food.

Concerningly, one Weruva brand has been involved in a serious recall. In 2017, cans of B.F.F. (Best Feline Friend) cat food were deficient in thiamine, killing dozens of Australian cats. Thiamine is an essential amino acid for cats. The incident was limited to products sold in Australia and made by a single manufacturing partner.

Top Recipe: Weruva Cats in the Kitchen Chicken Frick ‘A Zee

This chicken-based recipe consists of shredded chicken in a broth thickened with locust bean gum, xanthan gum, and guar gum. These gums aren’t a necessary part of the feline diet, but there’s little indication that they’re harmful.

Ingredients:

Chicken Broth, Chicken, Sunflower Seed Oil, Calcium Lactate, Locust Bean Gum, Tricalcium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Fish Oil, Guar Gum, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement.

Guaranteed Analysis

Moisture
Value %
Crude Protein 10
Crude Fat 1.6
Crude Fiber 0.5
Moisture 83
Ash 2
Crude Protein:10%
Crude Fat:1.6%
Crude Fiber:0.5%
Moisture:83%
Ash:2%

Dry Matter Basis

CarbsFatProtein
Value %
Protein 58.82
Fat 9.41
Fiber 2.94
Carbs 17.06
Protein:58.82%
Fat:9.41%
Fiber:2.94%
Carbs:17.06%

Caloric Weight Basis

CarbsFatProtein
Value %
Protein 59.57
Fat 23.15
Carbs 17.28
Protein:59.57%
Fat:23.15%
Carbs:17.28%

What We Liked:

  • Ultra-simple recipes
  • Very high protein content
  • Natural real meat appearance

What We Didn’t Like:

  • Very watery—you don’t get many calories per can
  • B.F.F., a Weruva brand, was involved in a serious recall in 2017
  • Expensive