Nature's Variety® Instinct® Ultimate Protein Adult Cat Food - Natural, Grain Free, Duck

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Based on the belief that raw is the purest form of nutrition, we challenged ourselves to craft a kibble that most closely mirrors the benefits of our raw diets - a kibble with the highest levels of protein from real meat* and unmatched digestibility* for optimal nutrient absorption. The result, Instinct Ultimate Protein Grain-Free Cage-Free Duck Recipe. (*compared to other premium natural cat food brands)

Features:

  • 95% of protein from real duck, chicken and eggs. Up to 2X more real duck and chicken.* Absolutely no animal meal.
  • Unmatched digestibility* for optimal nutrient absorption (*compared to other premium natural cat food brands)
  • Guaranteed levels of live, natural probiotics, natural Omegas and antioxidants for digestive health, healthy skin & coat, and immune health
  • The only kibble with the pure, real nutrition of raw on every piece
  • Made without - grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal, artificial colors or preservatives

    Food Type: Dry
    Food Consistency: Kibble
    Breed Size: All
    Life Stage: Adult
    Nutritional Option: Grain Free, Natural, Gluten Free, Raw
    Health Consideration: General Health, Digestive Care, Skin & Coat, Immune System, Muscle Tone, Shiny Coat
    Flavor: Duck
    Primary Ingredient: Duck
    Package Weight: 4 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. Divide the cups per day by the number of feedings per day. Be sure to always provide clean, fresh water. Along with dry food, we recommend feeding raw or wet food to help increase the amount of water in your pet's diet.

    Daily Feeding Guidelines (standard 8 oz dry measure cup):
    Adult Maintenance:
    5 lb: 3/8 cup
    10 lb: 1/2 cup
    15 lb: 3/4 cup

    Weight Loss:
    5 lb: 1/4 cup
    10 lb: 3/8 cup
    15 lb: 1/2 cup

    Transitioning to Instinct: Always introduce a new food over a period of 5 to 7 days, mixing increasing amounts of Instinct with the current food each day.

    Ingredients:
    Duck, Chicken, Chicken Eggs, Tapioca, Ground Flaxseed, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Natural Flavor, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Montmorillonite Clay, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Freeze Dried Duck (including Freeze Dried Ground Duck Bone), Pumpkinseeds, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract

    Guaranteed Analysis:
    Crude Protein (min) 47.0%
    Crude Fat (min) 17.0%
    Crude Fiber (max) 3.0%
    Moisture (max) 10.0%
    Vitamin E (min) 100 IU/kg
    Taurine (min) 0.1%
    *Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min) 85 mg/kg
    *Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min) 0.7%
    *Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min) 2.7%
    *Bacillus coagulans (min): 60,000,000 CFU/lb

    *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles

    Caloric Content: 496 kcal/cup

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