Nature's Variety® Instinct® Raw Bites Cat Food - Natural, Grain Free, Frozen Raw, Chicken

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Unlock your cat's potential to thrive with Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Grain-Free Cage-Free Chicken Recipe All Natural Cat Food. Real food is raw - minimally-processed, never cooked, all natural nutrition. We believe in feeding raw because we know the good it can do. It's feeding the way nature intended so your cat is able to absorb and digest all the goodness from whole-food ingredients for: lean, strong muscles, strong bones, healthy skin, coat, teeth and gums, as well as immune and digestive health.

Features:

  • Minimally processed, never cooked, pure, real nutrition
  • Protein-packed with cage-free chicken - 95% chicken, organs, bone and turkey, 5% non-GMO vegetables, fruits & wholesome ingredients, 0% grain
  • All natural, nothing artificial - nutrients from natural vs synthetic vitamins & minerals; and never artificial flavors, colors or preservatives
  • Raw, whole-food ingredients are frozen at their peak to preserve their nutritional integrity and cold-pressured for safe raw food
  • Benefits you can see: lean muscles, healthy teeth & gums, skin, coat, digestive & immune health, clear eyes, overall energy levels

    Food Type: Raw
    Food Consistency: Frozen raw bites
    Life Stage: All
    Flavor: Chicken
    Primary Ingredient: Chicken
    Package Weight: 1.25 lb

    Feeding Instructions:
    Ideal feeding amounts will vary by age, weight and activity level so the guide below should be used as an initial recommendation. For kittens, feed up to twice the adult maintenance amount. For pregnant and nursing females, feed up to three times the adult maintenance amount.

    Daily Feeding Guidelines (standard 8 oz dry measure cup):
    Adult Maintenance: 5 lb: ¾ cup
    10 lb: 1 cup
    15 lb: 1 ¼ cups

    Weight Loss: 5lb: ½ cup
    10 lb: ¾ cup
    15 lb: 1 cup

    When serving Instinct Raw, simply use common sense handling. Keep package sealed to maintain freshness. Keep frozen until your pet’s mealtime. Wash hands before serving. Instinct Raw Bites thaws in minutes and should be cold to the touch when served. Remember to wash working surfaces, utensils (including preparation areas and feeding bowls), and any other items that touch or come in contact with raw meat or poultry. If your pet does not consume all the food presented within 30 minutes, remove any leftovers and discard. Use hot, soapy water to wash your hands and your pet’s bowl after each feeding.

    Ingredients:
    Chicken (including Ground Chicken Bone), Chicken Liver, Turkey Liver, Yeast Culture, Pumpkinseeds, Montmorillonite Clay, Turkey Heart, Apples, Broccoli, Butternut Squash, Salt, Cod Liver Oil, Dried Kelp, Carrots, Spinach, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols, Dried Chicory Root, Blueberries, Rosemary Extract

    Guaranteed Analysis:
    Crude Protein (min): 14.0%
    Crude Fat (min): 9.0%
    Crude Fiber (max): 2.0%
    Moisture (max): 67.0%

    Caloric Content:
    190 kcal/cup (calculated)

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    Nature's Variety® Instinct® Raw Bites Cat Food - Natural, Grain Free, Frozen Raw, Chicken is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My cat loves this food! My cat was a feral/stray cat who visited my yard to hang out at the bird feeding station three years ago. He was a great hunter of birds and bunnies. Over the months as I went through the proper channels of having him trapped, examined and neutered, he was released back into my yard. Our vet recommended I start him on a raw food diet. The first bag I purchased was rabbit as I knew this would be a familiar taste to him. He took right to it. I noticed he never supplemented his diet with drinking water. I decided to microwave a couple tablespoons of water in the saucer first, then mash the raw bites into it. It takes the chill out of the raw meat, brings out the flavor, and my cat loved it more. Because my cat loves to eat, I divide the one cup portion into four servings during the day, and so far he seems to be getting the water he needs, especially for a male cat, however he always has a fresh water bowl. Benefits of this raw diet that I have found with my cat: stools became firmer as the vet said would happen; stool odor 'greatly' decreased; the cat has remained very, very healthy; he's happy, alert and content. Suggestion: if your cat is currently addicted to one of the 'junk food' cat foods (as our vet calls them), then try a slow transitioning to healthier brands until you can finally introduce the frozen raw meat diet. Even if it takes a year, it will be worth it to your cats health in the long run. Good luck!
    Date published: 2017-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My cat loves it My cat loved this on day one. We got rabbit formula.
    Date published: 2017-06-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to serve I like that I don't have to leave this in the fridge to thaw out for hours before I give it to my cat. She LOVED it the first time I gave it to her and won't stop begging for more food. My cat has never been picky about food so unfortunately I can't say how appetizing this would be for people who have pickier cats, but I do know that you can heat the food with a little warm water to help bring out the smell. The smell is what makes it appealing to cats. The food almost turn into a pate when it thaws out it's weird but my cat tends to scarf her food down without chewing so this is a good thing for her!
    Date published: 2018-02-27
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cats won't eat it Cats refuse to eat it. Not even one single nugget mashed up in their favorite cat food after making them abstain from wet food for two days. I don't necessarily blame them, it smells like play-doh. All three cats addicted to Purina garbage, and have garbage gut as a result. Need to make this appetizing somehow.
    Date published: 2017-05-07
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    What is the moisture content?

    Asked by: Nancy12
    Over 68 percent -  fairly high - nearly the same as can food!
    Answered by: JustAskMe
    Date published: 2017-12-06

    How many cups of food are in this bag?

    Asked by: cpbrooks
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