Product Description

Each NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Dry Cat Food recipe starts with a high-quality protein source and is made with non-GMO ingredients.* This premium natural cat food features real chicken as the #1 ingredient, omega-3 fatty acids for growth and development, and essential antioxidants like DHA for a healthy immune system. This kitty kibble is also crafted with calcium to build strong bones and joints in your growing kitten. NUTRO™ Dry Cat Foods are made with quality ingredients carefully sourced from a trusted network of farmers and suppliers and are formulated without wheat, soy protein, chicken by-product meal and artificial flavors or colors. Give your baby cat a complete, nutritious meal every time with NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Kitten Dry Cat Food.

* Trace amounts of genetically modified material may be present due to potential cross-contact during manufacturing.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 36.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 19.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 4.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.) 0.05%
Calcium (min.) 1.20%
Selenium (min.) 0.35 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min.) 250 IU/kg
Taurine (min.) 0.18%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)* 3.80%

Ingredients

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Meal
  • Pea Protein
  • Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Brewers Rice
  • Whole Brown Rice
  • Potato Protein
  • Whole Grain Oatmeal
  • Dried Plain Beet Pulp
  • Fish Meal
  • Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal
  • Natural Flavor
  • Soybean Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Choline Chloride
  • Salt
  • Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • DL-Methionine
  • Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives)
  • Taurine
  • Zinc Sulfate
  • Vitamin E Supplement
  • L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate
  • Iron Amino Acid Chelate
  • Yucca Schidigera Extract
  • Vitamin B12 Supplement
  • Copper Amino Acid Chelate
  • Niacin Supplement
  • Manganese Amino Acid Chelate
  • Biotin
  • Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2)
  • D-Calcium Pantothenate
  • Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1)
  • Vitamin A Supplement
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
  • Sodium Selenite
  • Potassium Iodide
  • Vitamin D3 Supplement
  • Folic Acid
  • Rosemary Extract

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cat feeding guidlines

Feeding Guidelines

These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for kittens and pregnant/nursing adult cats of various weights. Individual cats’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your cat’s optimum weight. Keep fresh drinking water available at all times, provide plenty of exercise and see your veterinarian regularly. Every cup of our food is nutrient dense so your cat gets the right amount of calories in a complete and nutritious meal. To help maintain freshness, seal bag tightly and store in a cool, dry location.
Kittens: Serve dry or slightly moistened in multiple meals throughout the day.
Pregnancy/Lactation: During pregnancy, offer 50% more and during lactation offer at least two to three times more than the amount shown for kittens 40 to 52 weeks of age.

SUGGESTED AMOUNTS TO FEED PER DAY (CUPS)‡

Kitten Age (Weeks) Weight of Kitten Feeding Amount
Up to 8 Up to 2 lbs. 1/3
8 - 16 2 - 4 lbs. 1 /2
16 - 40 4 - 9 lbs. 2/3
40 - 52 9 - 16 lbs. 3/4

‡Use a standard 8 oz. measuring cup which holds 3.96 oz. of NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Kitten Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Cat Food.

Transitioning To Our Food:

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

Calorie Content: 3914 kcal ME/kg, 439 kcal ME/cup

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Best For My Kittens
favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite| Caty

Pixie and Mojo are two very healthy little kittens. They are almost four months old and have been on nothing but this food since we got them at 8 weeks. They are very bright and super active kitties. They are smart too! I won't feed them anything but Nutro.

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favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite| Ali

My 10 and a half week old kitten LOVES this stuff! He is extremely active, his eyes are bright & clear, his fur feels like it did when he was 6 weeks old; soft as a bunny. He's growing so rapidly and I feel confident that he will grow into a big, beautiful, healthy, strong adult because of the nutrition he's getting from Nutro Kitten! Highly appreciate such an incredible pet food.

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