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Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Freeze-Dried Raw Coated Adult Dry Cat Food, 4.5-lb bag

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Description

Just because your cat has food sensitivities, doesn’t mean she can’t still enjoy delicious nutrition. Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon Freeze-Dried Raw Coated Adult Dry Cat Food with Real Salmon is specially crafted with minimal ingredients and features just one animal protein, one vegetable and zero dairy, eggs, potato, corn, wheat or soy. This easily digestible grain-free kibble is made in the USA and tumbled with raw cod that’s been crushed and freeze-dried to help preserve its nutrients and flavor. And since your BFF deserves real nutrition, you’ll never find any artificial colors or preservatives in here!

Key Benefits
  • A limited ingredient recipe made with a single animal protein and just one vegetable, for cats with sensitivities.
  • Made with wild-caught salmon that’s easy to digest and rich in essential amino acids.
  • Guaranteed levels of natural omegas and antioxidants promote skin, coat and immune health.
  • Made in the USA using premium ingredients from around the world, with the pure nutrition of raw in every piece.
  • Contains absolutely no grain, dairy, eggs, chicken, beef, fish, sweet potato, potato, chickpeas, corn, wheat, soy, artificial colors or preservatives.

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  • Item Number
    160768
  • Weight
    4.5 pounds
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Special Diet
    Limited Ingredient Diet, Grain-Free, Sensitive Digestion, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Gluten Free
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Salmon Meal, Peas, Tapioca, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Salmon, Natural Flavor, Coconut Oil, Montmorillonite Clay, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Choline Chloride, Freeze Dried Cod, Taurine, Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

4,400 kcal/kg, 517 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein37.5% min
Crude Fat17.0% min
Crude Fiber3.0% max
Moisture9.0% max
Vitamin E100 IU/kg min
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)85 mg/kg min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids1.0% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids2.5% min
Feeding Instructions

Daily Feeding

WeightAdult Maintenance (cup)Weight Loss (cup)
5 lbs3/81/4
10 lbs1/23/8
15 lbs3/41/2

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.

Transition Instructions

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

About Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Kibble for Cats

Limited Ingredient Diet

Limited Ingredient Diet

Knowing what’s exactly in your kitty’s bowl is important, and Instinct makes it easy by keeping the ingredient list natural and simple. With Instinct’s Limited Ingredient Cat Food recipes, feeding your sensitive sidekick the complete and balanced nutrition she needs is simple.

1 Animal Protein & 1 Vegetable

Instinct Limited Ingredient cat kibble is purposefully crafted with a combination of ingredients that are suited for cats with food sensitivities. Unlike most other pet foods, each recipe contains just one animal protein and one vegetable—that’s it!

Simple and Essential Raw Coated Kibble

Less is More

These recipes are made without grain, potato, sweet potato, corn, wheat, soy, chickpeas or artificial colors or preservatives. They are also completely free from chicken, beef, dairy and eggs.

Easily Digestible

Nutrient-rich, easily digestible protein is included to provide your pet with all the essential amino acids she needs.

Omegas

Omega fatty acids help promote healthy skin and a lustrous coat.

Antioxidants

Instinct’s Limited Ingredient Diet Cat Food contains antioxidants to support your feline’s immune health.

Raw Coating

Instinct crushes and tumbles their freeze-dried raw with their kibble, ensuring raw is on every piece!

The Benefits of Raw

Instinct believes that eating a diet rich in raw, unprocessed foods is just as good for our pets as it is for us. They make every meal with the understanding that real, less-processed, whole raw foods can have the power to transform lives.

Better Digestion

More Energy & Vitality

Weight Improvement

Improved Skin and Coat

Excitement at Mealtime

About Instinct

Instinct has been crafting and perfecting raw recipes for over 15 years. From 100% raw frozen meals to freeze-dried, raw-coated kibble, Instinct gives you a variety of ways to incorporate raw into your pet’s diet. Their raw recipes are crafted in their own kitchens in Lincoln, Nebraska, to ensure the highest standards in quality and food safety according to SQF standards.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    The cats think they're treats MUAHAHA

    By okiDokiLoki on Sep 8, 2021

    I fill up a kong treat ball with this kibble and they think they are getting a ball full of treats! Keeps them busy and their fur is so nice and soft after they started this food. It is a little smelly, but I think that is what entices them!

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    What did the cat drag in?!?!

    By Sparkysmom on Oct 11, 2021

    My cat will eat this food and definitely digests it just fine, but the food smells SO HORRIBLE, that I don't want it in the house anymore.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    A favorite of the cats, but shame on the company

    By Ildon on Sep 8, 2021

    The price on this particular variety just keeps going up and up and up. My previous order was all of 3 weeks ago and already the price has risen by just over 20% compared to then, and before that it was a 15% increase. This is absolutely ridiculous, even compared to the usual things people are doing to screw others over during the pandemic.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    be patient! this food works!!!

    By GemmasMom on May 29, 2021

    Ok so my cat was originally feral. She was found on the streets of Okc out in the hood where known gang affiliations were prevalent. No one wanted her because some one had personally tattooed her. Yup. Human tattooed her. Tattooed 918 on her inner hip. With much love and care she is the sweetest kitten ever. However I have battled 6 yrs of the most awful stinkiest poops ever. I always wondered how could the cutest 7lb thing put out something so stinky that could literally wake the dead? It was bad. It would gag me out the room. I took her in for her yearly check up last year, and I mentioned this issue because it was driving me nuts. I wanted to be able to sleep without being woke up from her Ok so my cat was originally feral. She was found on the streets of Okc out in the hood where known gang affiliations were prevalent. No one wanted her because some one had personally tattooed her. Yup. Human tattooed her. Tattooed 918 on her inner hip. With much love and care she is the sweetest kitten ever. However I have battled 6 yrs of the most awful stinkiest poops ever. I always wondered how could the cutest 7lb thing put out something so stinky that could literally wake the dead? It was bad. It would gag me out the room. I took her in for her yearly check up last year, and I mentioned this issue because it was driving me nuts. I wanted to be able to sleep without being woke up from her stinkys. I feel like Gemma knew this because she would always look at me with the eyes of humiliation. We share a bedroom her litterbox included because my roommate has a dog who antagonizes her. Anyways, the vet mentioned she thinks that an allergy to chicken might be the culprit since a month or two before I had brought her in for this fever blister thing that was like on her mouth. She factored that in with what I was saying and said well since she was a stray she may require a limited ingredient high protein diet and she may very well need to stay awake from chicken. The last year I have tried blue buffalos version. Natural balance. Nulo. And a few others. And let me just say, this brand take the cake. It’s the best. However do be patient with it. I usually give it about two bags of food before I make a decision on whether or not I’m seeing any improvement. Instinct did make her poops not improve stinky wise for a while. But once I started her second bag of food. I was in shock!! Suddenly I noticed I hadn’t smelled her poop in a week. I thought the day would never come! We now share a space without any issue. … more

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Stinky Poops but healthy poops

    By Malley on May 19, 2021

    I foster and I have one kitty who always had soft stools and this food greatly helped!!! (She’s had many clean fecals but she just has a sensitive tummy. I suspect chicken is the cause.). I’m thankful for the better poops but......holy moly her poops smell sooooo bad! The whole room smells. I need to find a compromise.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Sensitive belly

    By Switch on May 26, 2021

    So far so good, took a few weeks but I can see a huge improvement on his fur and poop.. He’s no longer scratching and having diarrhea. I must say, the food smell is pretty strong but he loves it and he’s happy so I can deal with it..

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Cat HATES this kibble!!

    By raychulcee on Apr 28, 2021

    My cat hates absolutely everything from this brand. I was trying to get him used to eating it and he just wouldn't eat anything. Doesn't matter if his favorite wet food was with it or not. He just wouldn't touch it. Just don't waste your money if you have a picky cat!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent food specially for my picky eaters

    By CatDaddy on Apr 19, 2021

    We have 4 cats and finding a food that 3 out of the 4 will and can eat is quite a problem. This limited ingredient recipe meets the requirements for the one with food allergies and our picky eaters love it! Sadly I cannot get one food for all 4 as our Persian queen requires a special urinary formula.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    My Cat wont eat it

    By Princess on Apr 2, 2021

    I was wondering if you change the ingredients in the Instinct cat food? My cat has been on this food for quite sometime and she will not eat it at all since my last order. I put chicken and fish with it like I normally do. She wouldn't eat the fish or chicken when in the food

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Solved diarrhea problem!

    By Julie on Feb 26, 2021

    My cat loves this food, and he now has solid stools. I tried Blue Buffalo Blissful Belly and my two cats wouldn't touch it. I then tried Pro Plan Sensitive Stomach Turkey formula, my cats liked it fine, but Tegar still had loose stool. Now with this food, both my cats love it, and Tegar finally has solid stools.

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