About Merrick Before Grain Chicken Dry Cat Food
Feed your cat a meal that closely reflects his natural diet with Merrick Before Grain Chicken Grain-Free Dry Cat Food. Grain-based diets are a relatively modern development compared to what cats have been eating in nature for generations - primarily fresh meat. Merrick's Before Grain line of natural cat food aims to formulate a nutritionally balanced blend that better reflects what cats would normally eat in the wild. The emphasis on high quality meats ensures that Merrick dry cat food supplies your cat with the essential proteins and amino acids like taurine that he needs to thrive. That's why this flavorful natural cat food variety's #1 ingredient is deboned chicken, closely followed by chicken meal and turkey meal.
While the high meat content in Merrick Before Grain Chicken Grain-Free Dry Cat Food provides essential protein, a wealth of fruits, vegetables and natural additives supply the rest of the vitamins and minerals that cats need for their overall health and longevity. Ingredients like sweet potato, marigold extract, and alfalfa naturally fortify nutrients in Before Grain dry cat food. High-quality salmon oil provides important Omega 3 fatty acids that support your cat's skin and coat health. Super foods like acai berries and blueberries are added to this natural cat food after cooking so that they retain their high concentrations of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients.
Crude Protein (Not Less Than) 36.0%
Crude Fat (Not Less Than) 18.0%
Crude Fiber (Not More Than) 3.0%
Moisture (Not More Than) 11.0%
3780 kcal/kg (calculated) One pound provides 1719 kcal of metabolizable energy (calculated). One cup (100 grams) provides 409 calories.
Merrick Before Grain Chicken Dry Cat Food Ingredients
Chicken Deboned, Chicken Meal, Potato Dehydrated, Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat(preserved with mixed tocopherols a source of Vitamin E), Sweet Potato Dehydrated, Natural Chicken & Pork Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Yeast Culture, Blueberry Dried, Organic Alfalfa, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Chicory Root, Marigold Extract, Rosemary Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Lecithin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite.