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Nutro Wholesome Essentials Kitten Farm-Raised Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Cat Food

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Give your growing kitty the nutrition he craves and thrives on with the Nutro Wholesome Essentials Kitten Farm-Raised Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Cat Food. Made with farm-raised chicken as the first ingredient, it packs everything young kittens need to grow up strong in every bowl. The formula is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids like DHA for healthy growth and development, calcium to build strong growing bones, antioxidants for healthy immunity, plus vitamins, minerals and essential taurine. Plus, you won’t find any chicken by-product meal, corn, wheat, soy, GMOs, or anything artificial – which means you can feel good about pouring it on, and sensitive kittens can dive into their bowls, too.

Key Benefits

  • Kitten formula is made with farm-raised chicken as the first ingredient for high-quality protein and complex carbs for sustainable energy.
  • Smart Start™ formula for early growth and development packs DHA, calcium for strong bones and antioxidants into every bite.
  • Fortified with vitamins, minerals, and omegas for a healthy skin and coat, plus taurine for a healthy heart.
  • Zero chicken by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy, or GMOs so it’s also ideal for preventing food sensitivities.
  • Cooked in USA Nutro facilities with the finest ingredients from around the world, carefully sourced from a trusted network of farmers and suppliers.

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  • Item Number
    86812
  • Weight
    6.5 pounds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Kitten
  • Made in
    United States

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brewer's Rice, Whole Brown Rice, Potato Protein, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Salmon Meal, Natural Flavors, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Soybean Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Dl-Methionine, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Calcium Pantothenate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

Caloric Content

3,902 kcal/kg, 438 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 36.0% min
Crude Fat 19.0% min
Crude Fiber 4.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0.06% min
Calcium 1.20% min
Selenium 0.35 mg/kg min
Vitamin E 250 IU/kg min
Taurine 0.18% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 3.50% min

Feeding Instructions

Age of Kitten Daily Feeding
Up to 8 weeks 1/3 cup
8 - 16 weeks 1/2 cup
16 - 40 weeks 2/3 cup
40 - 52 weeks 1/2 cup

Transition Instructions

If feeding Nutro Dog Food for the first time or changing formulas, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of the new formula with your old dog food for 6 days.

  • Days 1 - 2: 25% Nutro/75% Old Formula
  • Days 3 - 4: 50% Nutro/50% Old Formula
  • Days 5 - 6: 75% Nutro/25% Old Formula
  • Days 7+: 100% Nutro

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  • The only food I'll feed my pets

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    I will only buy Nutro products for my pets. I learned alot about pet food while working at a farm and feed store. The more good nutrition in a food, the more it will be used up by your pet, which equals less output. Which means for me, a less stinky litter box. Read the ingredients on each pet product.

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  • Fixed my kitten's digestive issues

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    When I adopted my kitten she had terrible digestive issues. After multiple vet visits and medications, I began to suspect that it was her food. I tried 5 different brands of food and she turned her nose up at each one, resulting in her being underweight. Desperate to find something that would help her put on weight and fix her digestion, I finally tried Nutro. Not only did she begin eating everything I put in her bowl, after only 3 days I noticed a difference in her litterbox. Within 1.5 weeks she was completely healthy! Nutro was the only food that worked! This also helped her put on healthy weight.

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  • Wouldn't eat it

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    I was looking to "upgrade" from Purina kitten chow, but my 9 month old kittens won't touch it. The strays outside are content to eat it, though.

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  • Kitten content

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    Both my young adopted kittens like this. Although I bought three different types, this one disappears faster that the others.

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  • ITS GREATTT!!!

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    My kittens were both rescue kittens. They both love it!!! It’s small pieces so they don’t have any issues with chewing it.

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  • He comes running!

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    I got this for a 16 week kitten I got at the end of August. It's now October and Zuko has grown so much and has such soft, silky fur! He's so full of energy. I leave the recommended amount of food out all day for him (he gets wet food at night), and he eats it all up. I'll definitely be feeding him the adult food when the time comes.

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  • Wow!!! I'm impressed

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    I have a very picky kitten on my hands and decided to try this food. My kitty loves it!! We are 2 weeks into feeding her this food, and she now calls out and chirps for it during feeding time! Thank you Nutro kitten

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  • Great for my 4mo kitten!

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    My kitten loves this food - I mix it with nutro wet kitten food and she runs when she hears the can open. The kibble is on the smaller side but perfect for a kitten. Will buy nutro again and again.

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  • Healthy Kittens

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    My kittens love this so much that I've been using it as a treat as well as a supplement to the canned food. Very nutritious and it's keep them in excellent body weight.

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  • amazing food for my picky sensitive kitten

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    I had switched my kittens food to raw instinct and it caused her to get a runny stool and upset tummy for about a month she had issues and even stopped using her box. As soon as I switched her to nutro all her issues stopped her stool is firm shiny coat and she loves it I'm so happy she's back to having fun!

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