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Serve tailored nutrition with Instinct Raw Boost Indoor Grain-Free Recipe with Real Chicken & Freeze-Dried Raw Coated Pieces Dry Cat Food. A better way to feed kibble, this high animal protein, boosted nutrition features bites of freeze-dried raw meat throughout. Created to unlock your indoor cat’s potential to thrive, and put the benefits of raw nutrition into every bowl, it’s made with cage-free chicken as the first ingredient for strong, lean muscles. There’s fewer calories to support the less active lifestyle of an indoor cat, and the highly digestible protein plus probiotics offers stool odor control.

Key Benefits
  • Boosted nutrition for indoor cats with high-protein kibble + freeze-dried raw.
  • Cage-free chicken is the first ingredient so it’s packed with animal protein for strong, lean muscles.
  • Highly digestible protein plus probiotics helps control stool odor—fewer calories support a less active, indoor lifestyle.
  • Never contains any grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal, artificial colors or preservatives.
  • Made in the USA with the finest ingredients from around the world.

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  • Item Number
    119120
  • Brand
    Nature's Variety
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Food Form
    Dry Food, Freeze-Dried
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, Indoor, Grain-Free, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Raw, Natural, Gluten Free
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Salmon Meal, Peas, Menhaden Fish Meal, Tapioca, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Freeze Dried Chicken, Dried Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Freeze Dried Chicken Liver, Fructooligosaccharides, Pumpkinseeds, Dried Chicory Root, Montmorillonite Clay, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Freeze Dried Chicken Heart, Salt, Carrots, Apples, Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), DL-Methionine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Taurine, Dried Kelp, Salmon Oil, Blueberries, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract

Caloric Content

3,861 kcal/kg, 429 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein37.5% min
Crude Fat13.0% min
Crude Fiber5.0% max
Moisture9.0% max
Zinc120 mg/kg min
Vitamin E400 IU/kg min
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)150 mg/kg min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.5% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids2.5% min
Bacillus Coagulants60,000,000 CFU/lb min
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 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):

WeightAdult Maintenance Daily Feeding (cup)Weight Loss Daily Feeding (cup)
5 lbs3/81/4
10 lbs5/81/2
15 lbs7/85/8

Kittens: Feed up to twice the Adult maintenance amount shown above.

Pregnant and Nursing Females: Feed up to 3 times the Adult maintenance amount shown above.

Transition Instructions

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

About Instinct Raw Boost Cat Food

Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Dog Food
KIBBLE + RAW

KIBBLE + RAW

Instinct Raw Boost is a better way to feed—combining grain-free, high-protein kibble plus freeze-dried raw in one bag. Each recipe starts with real meat like cage-free chicken or farm-raised rabbit.

BOOSTED NUTRITION

BOOSTED NUTRITION

These protein-packed recipes offer a natural probiotic boost, higher omegas* and more antioxidants* (*than Instinct Original) for digestive health, skin and coat, and a healthy immune system.

Pure, real nutrition of raw in every bowl

Pure, real nutrition of
raw in every bowl

Minimally processed, all-natural, protein-packed bites of real meat and non-GMO fruits and vegetables.

The Pure, Real Nutrition of Raw Is In Everything Instinct Does

Instinct's Responsibility as The Raw Brand

LEAD WITH RAW

It all started with Instinct's raw pet food. Since the beginning, they've led with raw because they know the good it can do. They're rewriting the rules of pet food and championing raw nutrition to bring its superior benefits to all that they do.

KEEP IT REAL

Delicious and nutritious pet food should only use real ingredients. For Instinct, this means all-natural, real meat, fruits and vegetables, with nothing artificial.

MAKE IT SIMPLE

Feeding raw should be simple, and it should easily fit into your everyday routine. Instinct believes raw should be accessible to pet parents so every pet can experience the benefits of raw nutrition.

DO IT TOGETHER

Instinct believes in the power of raw nutrition. It only makes sense to share it. Together with local shelters and volunteer efforts nationwide we’re on a mission to transform the lives of all pets.

MAKE IT BETTER

Instinct has never been afraid to challenge the status quo of pet nutrition. They continuously redefine what better means—always pushing their standards of nutrition to raise the bar in pet food.

Pure, real nutrition of raw on every piece

About Instinct

Instinct believes deeply that it's up to them to find a way to make it possible for more people to feed their pets the pure, real nutrition that only comes from raw. They know that if they can get the nutrition of raw into more bowls, they'll transform the lives of more pets. And that's really why they do what they do.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    So far so good

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    I have two over-weight cats. One is indoor/outdoor and the other one is just indoor. They were on Rachael Ray's Nutrish which they loved but they seemed they were always hungry and ate too much. When I started them on raw BOOST they weren't too interested in it until I gave them the freeze dried raw chicken bite broken in half as a treat. They now eat it but they don't over eat. It's only been a couple of weeks, so we will see if they lose any weight.

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Why the added sugar ?

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    Cats are hunters. They don't get sugary foods in the wild and don't forage for corn, wheat, berries, beans, and flax. Adding sugar to pet food is unnecessary and unhealthy. Fructosaccharides are sugar. Unfortunate choice for a seemingly well thought out recipe otherwise that nixes this from my list of possibilities.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    my cat used to like it :(

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    I was buying this food for my cat and went through about two bags just fine, but the third one for whatever reason he just did not vibe with at all. I moved into a new house and my roommates also have a cat that they feed Hills Science Diet to I believe, and he just tries to eat the other cats food now! Little stinker lol.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    great stuff

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    I buy Instinct wet and this dry food with the raw boost for my 1 year old cat. He is so shiny and lean. He won't eat the dry all by itself, has to have it mixed with a little wet. He especially loves the little raw nuggets!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Food good enough to be treats!

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    My two sibling siamese cats love this food. I use it as a food topper on their regular kibbie (Blackwood) and also give it as treats. I have noticed a huge variation in the amount of "spranks" (the freeze dried nuggets) from bag to bag; my last bag hardly had any (about 20 in the bag) while this bag had SO MANY i was able to fill up a large sized empty mason jar!!! The bag was about 1/4 freeze dried bites!!! Since I use this as a topper and as treats this was like hitting the lottery, since they love the nuggets, but if I was using it as a daily food this may have been too much. So, YMMV from bag-to-bag in terms of how many "marshmallows" you get!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    ALLERGIC CAT

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    I bought this for my Maine coon cat Fluffy who has developed an allergy to something causing her to pull her hair out. She has always been on a grain free food but lately seemed to lose interested in her food. The first time I gave her this she seemed to like it . There was no transition at all. I still give her a choice but she always prefers the new food. Althought she leaves most of the freeze dried pieces. Too early to say if this helps with the allergy.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Diabetic cat loves this

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    I found this food recommended on a website for cats with kidney problems. Our cat also is diabetic so this works great for her. It’s helped increase her appetite too. Love the Instinct brand.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My Bengal just did a happy dance!!

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    I am SO happy another Bengal owner told me to give this food a try!! Don’t change a thing in this food, I’ve never seen my kitty so happy and full of energy! I have always bought him very high quality food because of his breed & I FINALLY found a food that has amazingly balanced nutrition and he enjoys!!! I also get the raw mixers to sprinkle on top. Yay!!!! THANK YOU Instinct :-) from Jag, the Bengal

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    We have success!

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    I was really nervous about trying this brand even though it's such a good option for cats. I have a fairly picky eater, and I didn't know if she would be one of the cats that enjoyed the raw bits but not the kibble. I started out feeding it to her as a treat. A few raw bits here or a few pieces of kibble there. She seems to like both and I've had no issues so far. It's only been a few days, but I'm feeling hopeful that I have finally found a dry food brand I trust that my cat also likes.

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Not so much

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    I purchased several kinds of food to help one of my cats gain weight. My two cats liked the "raw" bits, but ate the kibble only when they ran out of other options. I would not recommend this unless you have cats who would eat anything.

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