I needed something I could afford to feed the neighborhood ferals but was still quality. Corn isn't the first ingredient but it is a meat by product. For the price though I liked the ingredients, protein, and nutrient contents. I now feed 4 feral cats, 2 opossums, and a skunk who started coming around when I bought this food. They like it better than what I feed my own cats. I'm thinking this is more palatable.