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“Natural” Vs. “Organic” Cat Food?
The important, but subtle, differences
What makes a cat food natural?
It’s more about what isn’t in the food than what is. In order to be labeled “natural,” pet food must be made without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. With the exception of certain vitamins, the ingredients in natural food can come only from plants, animals, or naturally occurring minerals.
Natural pet food labeled “grain-free” is made without corn, wheat or soy ingredients that can cause food sensitivities in some animals.
Many natural brands are also free of byproducts—such as skeletal meats, connective tissue, blood or organs. (There is no proof, though, that these ingredients are bad for cats.)Shop grain-free formula cat food
Decoding organic food labels
Organic pet food can be completely or partially organic. The label will explain:
- 100% organic: All ingredients must be organic.
- Organic: At least 95% of ingredients are organic; remaining ingredients must be approved substances.
- Made with organic: At least 70% of ingredients are organic.
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