WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Kitten Food Chicken & Whole Brown Rice Recipe

Start your kitten on the path to a healthy adulthood. NUTRO™ Kitten Chicken & Whole Brown Rice Recipe contains DHA for brain and eye development and calcium for strong bones and teeth. Our SMART START® Formula for early growth and development is made with a high level of omega fatty acids for healthy skin and fur. Real chicken is the #1 ingredient for a taste your kitten will enjoy. Our premium kitten food provides a nutrient-rich, natural diet for long-term health benefits you can see.

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    Our #1 ingredient is chicken for building strong muscles
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    SMART START™ recipe for early growth and development
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    DHA for brain and eye development
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    Calcium for strong bone and teeth development
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    Advanced antioxidants for healthy immunity

Food for Every Cat

Cats naturally prefer what’s best for them. NUTRO™ Cat Food contains high quality protein and wholesome ingredients for superb taste and nutrition. Each recipe in our line of dry dog food is now clean, and by the end of the year, the same will be true of our dry cat food.

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Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Brewers 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 Proteinate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Selenium Yeast, Manganese Proteinate, 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

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Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min.) 36.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 19.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 4.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Calcium (min.) 1.20%
Vitamin E (min.) 250 IU/kg
Taurine (min.) 0.18%
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min.)* 50 mg/kg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.)* 0.06%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)* 4.00%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)* 0.30%

* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles

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FEEDING GUIDE

These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for kittens and pregnant/nursing adult cats of various weights. Individual kittens’ and cats’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your kitten’s and cat’s optimum weight. Keep fresh drinking water available at all times, provide plenty of exercise and see your veterinarian regularly. Serve dry or lightly moistened. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.

Suggested Amounts to feed per day (Cups)

Kitten Age (weeks) Kitten Growth
Up to 8 1/3
8 – 16 1/2
16 – 40 2/3
40 – 52 1/2
Adult Cat Weight Gestation Lactation
4 lbs. 1/2 1/2 – 2/3
8 lbs. 3/4 2/3 – 1
12 lbs. 1 1 – 1 1/4
16 lbs. 1 1/4 1 1/8 – 1 1/2
20 lbs. 1 1/3 1 1/4 – 1 3/4

Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.96 oz. of NUTRO™ Kitten Chicken & Whole Brown Rice Recipe Kitten Food.

Calorie Content

Metabolizable energy 4,000 kcal/kg; 449 kcal/cup (calculated)

Nutritional Adequacy Statement

NUTRO™ Kitten Chicken & Whole Brown Rice Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for growth, gestation and lactation.

Transitioning to Our Products

If switching to this recipe or feeding NUTRO™ Cat Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of the new recipe with your old food for six days.

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NUTRO™ Cat Food Body Chart

  • underweight cat
    Underweight: Increase the feeding amount to achieve an ideal weight.
  • idealweight cat
    Ideal weight: Maintain feeding at the current level.
  • overweight cat
    Overweight: Feed according to the ideal body weight, not the current weight.

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