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Whiskas vs Stella and Chewy's

Whiskas vs. Stella and Chewy's

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

Guaranteed Analysis: Stella and Chewy's vs. Whiskas

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.

Whiskas Cat Food vs. Stella and Chewy's Cat Food

Dry Cat Food Whiskas Stella and Chewy's
Crude Protein 40.2% 44.4%
Crude Fat 13.7% 25.0%
Crude Fiber 5.1% 5.4%
Wet/Canned Cat Food Whiskas Stella and Chewy's
Crude Protein 59.5% 48.2%
Crude Fat 14.4% 26.4%
Crude Fiber 19.9% 7.1%

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.

There is a relatively large difference between the protein content of Stella and Chewy's and Whiskas. On average, Whiskas dry cat food recipes contain 4.21% less protein than Stella and Chewy's recipes. In addition, Whiskas wet cat foods also provide more protein than Stella and Chewy's wet foods.


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):

  • Fats help with the digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Reduce inflammation associated with arthritis
  • Slow the growth of yeast infections
  • Prevent or reduce the likelihood of certain heart problems.
  • Aid in the development of the retina and visual cortex.

The comparison table above shows that Stella and Chewy's dry cat foods provide significantly more fat than Whiskas. More specifically, Stella and Chewy's guarantees at least 11.35% more fat. Similarly, Stella and Chewy's wet cat foods provide significantly more protein than Whiskas wet foods.


There is a relatively insignificant difference between the crude fiber content of the two brands. For wet cat foods, Whiskas provides significantly more fiber (about 12.79% more).

Whiskas Pet Food Ingredients vs. Stella and Chewy's Pet Food Ingredients

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

Liver
Giblets
Iron Oxide
Brewers Rice
Ground Wheat
Wheat Gluten
Caramel Color
Poultry Giblets
Corn Gluten Meal
Meat By-Products
Ground Yellow Corn
Chicken By-Products
Poultry By-Products
Poultry By-Product Meal

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Stella and Chewy's.

Pea Protein
Tomato Pomace

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 Whiskas.

Bha
Bha/Bht
Yellow 5
Yellow 6
Added Color
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex
Animal Fat (Preserved With Bha And Citric Acid)

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Stella and Chewy's.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfate Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of Whiskas & Stella and Chewy's?

According to our records, Whiskas has never been recalled.

Stella and Chewy's has been recalled 2 times.

  • July 5, 2015: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Dec. 11, 2015: Listeria monocytogenes

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Where To Buy Whiskas Pet Foods

You can purchase Whiskas pet foods from the following stores:


1 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Stella and Chewy's Pet Foods

You can purchase Stella and Chewy's pet food products from these retailers:


54 Recipes In-Stock Today

19 Recipes In-Stock Today

34 Recipes In-Stock Today

24 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Whiskas Stella and Chewy's
Dry Dog Food 21 Recipes
Wet Dog Food 6 Recipes
Dog Treats 20 Treats
Dry Cat Food 4 Recipes 3 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 10 Recipes 6 Recipes
Cat Treats

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