For a Complete Meal: Serve as-is or re-hydrate by adding 1/4 cup of water per 1 cup of Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw.
To Feed as a Mixer: Add the desired amount of Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw to your cat's current food. When mixing your other food with Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw, be sure to reduce the amount of other food accordingly to avoid overfeeding.
Using the chart below, divide the total number cups per day by the total number of times you feed your cat per day, to determine the portion size for each meal.
|Weight ||Daily Feeding (Cups) |
|4 to 7 lbs ||1/2 - 3/4 |
|7 to 10 lbs ||3/4 - 1 |
|10 to 15 lbs ||1 - 1 1/4 |
Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 7-10 day period, increasing the amount of Merrick Backcountry Grain-Free Meal Mixer Real Chicken Recipe Freeze-Dried Raw Cat Food each day.
Mix Merrick's food with your current pet's food over the course of 5-7 days. Continuously increase the amount of the Merrick food while decreasing the amount in your dog or cat's current diet.