Cat-Man-Doo Extra Large Dried Bonito Flakes are a high quality, human grade product. It is a single ingredient treat free of grains and fillers. Absolutely nothing has been introduced into the fish to compromise its purity. It is low in fat, calories and carbohydrates so it won't contribute to weight gain like biscuits and other high calorie treats. There are approximately 90 calories in ONE OUNCE of bonito. Bonito is a bony fish that hails from the tuna family. Cat-Man-Doo bonito is fished wild off the south east coast of Japan in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is used extensively in Japanese cuisine for making a savory broth. You may have also seen the wispy flakes topping exotic foods in high-end restaurants or in dishes created on The Food Network Channel. Bonito is sliced paper thin and then dried to a moisture rate of under 21%. The natural fish oils which are found in bonito provide urinary tract health, reduce the buildup of hair balls and will keep your cat or dog’s fur shiny and beautiful. Bonito also contains Taurine which is an essential dietary requirement and protects your pet from serious eye maladies. These scrumptious flakes are a healthy daily snack. They can be served just as they are or can be sprinkled atop your pet’s food. Although bonito has been stereotyped as a food for cats, Don't forget that dogs love fish too. You can feel great each time you reward your treasured four-legged family member with Cat-Man-Doo Dried Bonito Flakes.