This item has been DISCONTINUED. We recommend trying Dry Cat Food
Merrick Before Grain #2 Salmon Cat Food is a meal rich in high quality meats and bio-available nutrients. Fresh salmon is the #1 ingredient, with no grains, fillers, by-products, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Before Grain’s dry kibble is the most palatable, grain-free cat food on the market, ideal for your “everyday extraordinary” cat. This is how meals for cats were meant to be, before grain become involved.
Grain free nutrition for cats
Salmon is the #1 ingredient
Super-blue fruit provides antioxidants
High quality salmon oil
36% protein baseline
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Directions: How much food your cat eats each day is dependent upon size, level of activity, stage or reproduction, and environment. When feeding in measured amounts, feed according to the weight of your cat. When feeding with our 96% meat cans, reduce dry amount fed by 1/4 cup for every 3 oz of wet food. Use this table as a GENERAL GUIDE to determine how much Before Grain to feed your cat. Before Grain Salmon is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
Kitten Daily Feeding Instructions
Age: 1-2 months
Age: 2-6 Months
Age: 6-12 Months
1/4 - 1/3 cup
1/3 - 3/4 cup
3/4 - 1 cup
Adult Cat Daily Feeding Instructions
Weight: 4-7 lbs
Weight: 7-10 lbs
Weight: 10-15 lbs
1/4 - 1/2 cup
1/2 - 2/3 cup
2/3 - 3/4 cup
* Add 1/4 cup of dry cat food for each additional 2 lbs. Adjust feeding level to your cat's individual needs. Kittens and nursing females may consume two or three times the recommended amount per day. Keep fresh water available at all times. Store in a cool dry place.
Guaranteed Analysis: 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%
Calorie Content 3771 kcal/kg (calculated) – One pound provides 1711 kcal of metabolizable energy (calculated). One cup (100 grams) provides 407 calories. (Caloric content calculated using Modified Atwater Method).