The best hypoallergenic dry cat food is reviewed in this article. Quality is paramount and this is reflected in the products reviewed.
Dry cat food can be more convenient to feed the cat. This article reviews three excellent dry cat food products that are suitable for hypoallergenic cats. If using only dry food ensure the cat has adequate moisture. This may be water or a hypoallergenic food topper which generally comes in a pouch and has more of a gravy consistency.
There is more information here concerning adverse reactions to cat food and how to recognize an intolerance.
Review - Best Hypoallergenic Dry Food For Cats
Best Hypoallergenic Dry Cat Food
#1. Purina Pro Plan FOCUS Adult - Economical & Overall Best Choice
This is a top notch product. This particular choice is for sensitive skin and stomach however there is also a product to aid with urinary tract health formula and one for hairball management. Purina has a reputation to uphold for a quality product.
The sensitive stomach product comes in two different flavors, Herring and Rice or Lamb and Rice.
Both products have prebiotic fiber to promote digestion - Interestingly the use of not only probiotics but prebiotics for humans is also gaining traction in the health world relating to the health of the gut.
All Purina Pro Plan dry cat food contains at least 40% protein. Protein should always be the first ingredient in a cat's diet as they are obligate carnivores.
This product is really very highly recommended by people who face a variety of different health issues with their cat and have been willing to try a different product to find the best solution.
For specialized advice always visit the vet however as cat owners we can all take some responsibility for doing research and finding products that may better suit the needs of our cat.
2. Rachael Ray Nutrish - Probiotic Boost
As with other brands there are different types of Nutrish cat food catering for different issues.
The one focused on in this article, is the grain free product.
Different specialties of Nutrish dry cat food may be more suitable for your needs.
We aim to help you with your research by showing what is available. More and more we are living in a hypoallergenic world, pets included.
There’s no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives in this product. It is available in two flavors, Whitefish and Potato and Chicken and Potato.
This is of course also suitable for cats who do not have allergies. If you have more than one cat this may be a consideration.
3. Nature's Variety Instinct-US Farm Raised Chicken
Are you wondering what freeze dried raw means?
This product does not have to be frozen or kept in the freezer although some Nature’s Variety products are kept in the freezer so always read the directions on the packaging.
This statement is from the manufacturer's website which explains it clearly for you
Freeze-dried raw is 100% raw nutrition that sits safely on your pantry shelf. All we do is remove the moisture from our all natural frozen recipes, without heating or cooking, to lock in nutrition and taste. No thawing or refrigeration needed!
The chicken flavor contains processed pieces of real chicken.
If this food is quite different to the normal food fed to your cat, transition to the new food over the course of several days, even up to a week, offering the old food and the new food and finally transitioning to the new food.
Some cats will of course adapt quickly and will tuck right in straight away. For your fussy eater transitioning is the way to go.
The vegetables and fruits are from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, depending on which specific ingredient, the availability and time of year.
Herbs and spices are from North America, Europe and the Middle East. Vitamins and minerals are from North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
The product is made in the USA, some seasonal produce is sourced overseas.
4. Hill's Science Diet Sensitive Stomach & Skin
The Hill's Science Diet Sensitive Stomach & Skin dry cat food provides good digestive health while nourishing skin and promoting a healthy coat.
It contains prebiotic fiber to fuel beneficial gut bacteria and encourage a balanced microbiome. Digestibility is important to ensure optimal nutrient absorption.
Helps nourish an adult cat's skin with vitamin E and omega 6 fatty acids.
Made in the USA and made with natural ingredients.
The reviews show a trusted brand that works well for cats with varying stomach ailments and sensitivity towards different foods.
It can so often be a juggling act trying to find a diet that the cat can not only tolerate well but thrive.
Our Recommendation is...
#1. Purina Pro Plan FOCUS Best Choice
All of three of these products are an excellent choice and have been chosen carefully for their effectiveness and reputation. They all offer alternatives in the form of suiting different health conditions or different flavors.
When dealing with allergies it is usually necessary to try different products and watch for any reactions.
The difference for you between these products might be the size of the packaging, the price or specific ingredients.
We have chosen Purina because of the variety of different health issues that the product addresses and because it offers good value for money. The size of the bag is 16lbs.
Overall rating : 5 / 5
Hypoallergenic Wet Cat Food
If you are looking for wet hypoallergenic cat food rather than dry, all the information you need is in this article.