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SPORTMiX vs Tiki Cat

SPORTMiX vs. Tiki Cat

In this comparison article for SPORTMiX vs Tiki Cat, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare SPORTMiX and Tiki Cat, 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 Tiki Cat vs SPORTMiX comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our SPORTMiX Review Page or Tiki Cat Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Tiki Cat vs. SPORTMiX

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.

SPORTMiX Cat Food vs. Tiki Cat Cat Food

Dry Cat Food SPORTMiX Tiki Cat
Crude Protein 34.1% 46.2%
Crude Fat 12.6% 20%
Crude Fiber 4.1% 5.3%

Crude Protein Comparison For Cat Food

Cats require twenty-two amino acids to sustain life. Eleven of these amino acids are synthesized naturally, the remaining eleven are consumed. Protein is the nutrient which provides some or all of these eleven essential amino acids.

On average, Tiki Cat dry cat food recipes contain 12.15% more protein than SPORTMiX recipes. Clearly, there is a significant difference between the protein content of SPORTMiX and Tiki Cat.


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):

  • Help transport nutrients across cell membranes
  • Fats produce metabolites, which help control inflammation
  • Maintain healthy blood pressure
  • Slow the growth of yeast infections
  • Fats improve the taste/texture of food.

The table shows that SPORTMiX provides far less fat than Tiki Cat. The difference in fat content is roughly 7.41%.


As you can see, SPORTMiX and Tiki Cat guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber.

SPORTMiX Pet Food Ingredients vs. Tiki Cat Pet Food Ingredients

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

Wheat
Beet Pulp
Meat Meal
Iron Oxide
White Rice
Ground Corn
Pea Protein
Brewers Rice
Ground Wheat
Corn Gluten Feed
Corn Gluten Meal
Ground Yellow Corn
Ground Brewers Rice
Chicken By-Product Meal
Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Tiki Cat.

Tomato Pomace
Powdered Cellulose

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 SPORTMiX.

Blue 1
Blue 2
Red 40
Yellow 5
Yellow 6
Added Color

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Tiki Cat.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of SPORTMiX & Tiki Cat?

SPORTMiX has been recalled 3 times.

  • Jan. 11, 2021: Aflatoxin
  • March 28, 2021: Salmonella
  • Dec. 30, 2020: Aflatoxin

According to our records, Tiki Cat has never been recalled.

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Cat Food SPORTMiX Tiki Cat
Per Pound $0.94 $6.95
Per Calorie $0.0006 $0.0043

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 SPORTMiX or Tiki Cat, 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 SPORTMiX or Tiki Cat will depend on your shopping habits.

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


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Where To Buy SPORTMiX Pet Foods

You can purchase SPORTMiX pet foods from the following stores:


28 Recipes In-Stock Today

9 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Tiki Cat Pet Foods

You can purchase Tiki Cat pet food products from these retailers:


69 Recipes In-Stock Today

17 Recipes In-Stock Today

28 Recipes In-Stock Today

15 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product SPORTMiX Tiki Cat
Dry Dog Food 17 Recipes
Wet Dog Food
Dog Treats 9 Treats
Dry Cat Food 3 Recipes 5 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 54 Recipes
Cat Treats 14 Treats

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