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Sojos vs 9 Lives

Sojos vs. 9 Lives

In this comparison article for Sojos vs 9 Lives, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Sojos and 9 Lives, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. Factors such as ingredient quality, guaranteed analysis, product safety, brand history, and cost are among the most important factors to consider.

Throughout this 9 Lives vs Sojos comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our Sojos Review Page or 9 Lives Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: 9 Lives vs. Sojos

According to AAFCO, all pet food labels must provide a guaranteed analysis of nutrient content. The analysis must provide guaranteed minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat, and maximum percentages of crude fiber and moisture.

All percentages used in this comparison are averages reported on a dry matter basis.

Sojos Cat Food vs. 9 Lives Cat Food

Dry Cat Food Sojos 9 Lives
Crude Protein 33.3% 35.5%
Crude Fat 10% 9.8%
Crude Fiber 5% 4.1%

Crude Protein Comparison For Cat Food

Protein is an extremely important part of your cat's diet. Without sufficient protein, cats can develop a wide-range of serious health problems.

According to our average data, Sojos typically provides less protein than 9 Lives. However, this difference is relatively small and doesn't represent a significant difference between the two brands.


Crude Fat Comparison For Cat Food

There are many ways in which dietary fat contributes to the overall health of our feline friends. Here is a short list of benefits provided by fats (not exhaustive):

  • Aid in the digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Improve the health of skin/coat
  • Slow the growth of yeast infections
  • Slow the development and spread of certain type of cancers.
  • Maintain healthy blood pressure

Both brands provide roughly the same amount of crude fat.


As you can see, 9 Lives and Sojos guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber.

Sojos Pet Food Ingredients vs. 9 Lives Pet Food Ingredients

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Sojos.

Garlic
Canola Oil

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by 9 Lives.

Liver
Giblets
Iron Oxide
Whole Wheat
Brewers Rice
Animal Digest
Caramel Color
Soybean Flour
Soybean Hulls
Poultry Giblets
Corn Gluten Meal
Meat By-Products
Meat And Bone Meal
Poultry By-Products
Chicken By-Product Meal
Ground Whole Grain Corn
Poultry By-Product Meal
Soybean Protein Concentrate
Animal Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)
Vegetable Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)

We believe that certain pet food ingredients are linked to adverse health affects; these ingredients are classified as harmful.

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by 9 Lives.

Bha
Red 3
Blue 1
Blue 2
Red 40
Yellow 5
Yellow 6
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex
Vegetable Oil (Preserved With Bha/Bht)
Canthaxanthin (Preserved With Ethoxyquin)

Product Safety: Recall History of Sojos & 9 Lives?

According to our records, Sojos has never been recalled.

9 Lives has been recalled once.

  • Dec. 7, 2018: low levels of thiamine

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Cat Food Sojos 9 Lives
Per Pound $12.85 $0.86
Per Calorie $0.0080 $0.0006

The average cost-per-lb is heavily influenced by the varying amounts of moisture present in each brand's food products (wet vs. dry food, dry vs. freeze-dried food, etc). However, the average cost-per-kcal eliminates the influence of moisture. Therefore, the average cost-per-kcal is the better metric to consider.

If you'd like to calculate the average cost-per-day or cost-pet-year of feeding Sojos or 9 Lives, input your pet's weight into our cost analyzer widget.

Averages price data can identify whether or not there exists a significant price difference between two brands. However, the actual price that you'll pay for Sojos or 9 Lives will depend on your shopping habits.

Pet owners who use our price comparison feature typically save more than 25% off retail prices for Sojos and 9 Lives. In addition, we currently have some great coupons for our readers.


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Where To Buy Sojos Pet Foods

You can purchase Sojos pet foods from the following stores:


31 Recipes In-Stock Today

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Where To Buy 9 Lives Pet Foods

You can purchase 9 Lives pet food products from these retailers:


24 Recipes In-Stock Today

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Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Sojos 9 Lives
Dry Dog Food
Wet Dog Food
Dog Treats 21 Treats
Dry Cat Food 5 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 33 Recipes
Cat Treats 4 Treats

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