Authority Dry Cat FoodAuthority brand cat food is marketed by the company “PetSmart”, as their higher grade store-brand pet food. PetSmart also markets their “Sophisticat” brand , though Sophisticat is considered to be of lower quality than Authority cat food. PetSmart was first founded in 1986, and was originally based in Phoenix, Arizona. By the 1990's, PetSmart had expanded across the United States, and even opened a few stores in Canada. Technically, PetSmart was named PETsMART at the time, though soon changed their name to “PetSmart”, to emphasize their dedication to pet care. In addition to selling pet food, PetSmart also sells a variety of products for caring for pets. Authority brand cat food was one of the brands that was involved in the recent pet food recall, having three canned cat food formulas on the recall list. However, no Authority brand dry cat food formulas are currently affected by the recall.
Authority Dry Cat Food ReviewAuthority brand cat food is currently available in eight different dry cat food formulas. In general, Authority brand cat food has a protein-based first ingredient, though is not currently available in a low-carbohydrate or grain-free formula. All of the Authority brand dry cat food formulas are available in a 4lb bag, an 8lb bag, and a large 20lb bag.
Authority Dry Cat Food Formulas:
Authority Indoor Formula Dry Cat Food is designed for cats that are from one to seven years of age. This formula is chicken-based, with the first two ingredients being chicken products. Other ingredients include Corn Gluten, Ground Corn, Beep Pulp, Canola Oil, Taurine and dried Cellulose. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula includes 34% protein and 12% (min) or 15% (max) fat.
Authority Adult Weight Management Dry Cat Food is designed for cats that are more susceptible for becoming overweight. The first five ingredients of this formula are Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brewer's Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, and Ground Corn. Other ingredients include Egg Product, Canola oil and various Animal Fats. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula includes 34% protein and 8% (min) to 11.5% (max) fat.
Authority Adult Formula Dry Cat Food is available in “Chicken & Rice” and “Salmon & Rice” flavor variations. In both flavors, two of the first five ingredients are protein-based. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula includes 32% protein and16% (min) fat.
Authority Hairball Control and Weight Management Formula Cat Food is designed for indoor cats that are prone to becoming overweight, and also may develop hairballs. Two of the first five ingredients are protein-based, and Beet Pulp provides the primary source of fiber. The Guaranteed Analysis of this formula includes 34% protein and 8% (min) to 11.5% (max) fat.
Authority Dry Cat Food Consumer RatingsCustomer reviews of Authority brand dry cat food are fairly mixed. While many consumers report that they are able to feed their cats Authority cat food without any problems, some consumers report that their cats experience digestive problems when being fed Authority brand cat food. This could quite possibly be because of the corn-based ingredients that are included in all of Authority's dry cat food formulas.