IS YOUR CAT’S FOOD BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE?
Cats are hunters and, just like their wild cousins, their teeth, jaws, and digestive system are all adapted for meat-concentrated diets that are rich in fresh meat and meat diversity. Biologically Appropriate cat foods mirror the natural diet and answer three meat questions:
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- ORIJEN leads its class in premium meat inclusions.
- All from animals from federally inspected facilities prior to inclusion in our foods.
- 2/3 of meats are FRESH or RAW and loaded with goodness.
- 1/3 is dried at low temperature for a premium protein source.
A variety of meats in WholePrey ratios supply nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic supplements.
ONLY 3 SUPPLEMENTS – ZINC, COPPER & CHOLINE
In nature there are no synthetic supplements, so cats derive their complete nutritional needs naturally by consuming whole animals, which contain all of the nutrients they need to thrive. That’s why you won’t find long lists of synthetic supplements in ORIJEN cat foods. Loaded with richly nourishing ratios of fresh meat, organs, and cartilage or bone, plus whole, cage-free eggs, ORIJEN provides a natural source of virtually every nutrient your cat or kitten needs to thrive.
85% QUALITY ANIMAL INGREDIENTS | 15% VEGETABLES & FRUIT
Fresh chicken meat (18%), fresh turkey meat (7%), cage-free eggs (5%), fresh chicken liver (5%), fresh whole flounder (4%), fresh whole herring (4%), fresh turkey liver (4%), fresh chicken heart (4%), fresh turkey heart (4%), fresh chicken necks (4%), chicken (dehydrated, 4%), turkey (dehydrated, 4%), whole mackerel (dehydrated, 4%), whole sardine (dehydrated, 4%), whole herring (dehydrated, 4%), chicken fat (3%), whole red lentils, whole green peas, whole green lentils, whole chickpeas, whole yellow peas, lentil fibre, whole pinto beans, whole navy beans, chicken cartilage (dehydrated, 1%), herring oil (1%), chicken liver (freeze-dried), turkey liver (freeze-dried), fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole zucchini, fresh whole parsnips, fresh carrots, fresh whole Red Delicious apples, fresh whole Bartlett pears, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh beet greens, fresh turnip greens, brown kelp, whole cranberries, whole blueberries, whole Saskatoon berries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips, enterococcus faecium. ADDITIVES (per kg): Nutritional additives: Zinc chelate: 100 mg; Copper chelate: 11 mg; Choline chloride: 1200 mg.
In nature, cats and wildcats meet their nutritional needs naturally by consuming whole prey animals and whole fish. Similarly, ORIJEN provides essential amino acids from natural and highly bio-available sources.
Botanicals mimic the natural diet, acting as tonics and builders to strengthen organs, aid digestion, and eliminate toxins by stimulating physiological processes, like cleansing the liver.
|Chicory Root||400 mg/kg|
|Milk Thistle||100 mg/kg|
|Burdock Root||100 mg/kg|
|Marshmallow Root||100 mg/kg|
DESIGNED TO MIRROR MOTHER NATURE
Although they may look different, your cat shares her DNA and eating anatomy with the Near Eastern wildcat, which means she’s adapted for a diet rich and varied in meat.
VITAMINS & MINARELS
COMPLETE, BALANCED, NATURAL
ORIJEN foods mirror the natural diet, incorporating richly nourishing whole fish that deliver nutrients naturally, thus limiting supplementation to choline, zinc and copper.
|Crude Protein (min.)||40 %|
|Fat Content (min.)||20 %|
|Crude Ash (max.)||8 %|
|Crude Fibers (max.)||3 %|
|Moisture (max.)||10 %|
|Calcium (min.)||1.4 %|
|Phosphorus (min.)||1.1 %|
|Magnesium (min.)||0.1 %|
|Taurine (min.)||0.2 %|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)||3.1 %|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)||1.0 %|
|DHA (min.)||0.3 %|
|EPA (min.)||0.20 %|
|Vitamin A||17.0 kIU/kg|
|Vitamin D3||2.00 kIU/kg|
|Vitamin E||500 IU/kg|
|Thiamine (B1)||23.0 mg/kg|
|Riboflavin (B2)||21.0 mg/kg|
|Pan. Acid (B5)||27.0 mg/kg|
|Niacin (B3)||155 mg/kg|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||15.0 mg/kg|
|Folic Acid||3.40 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B12||0.10 mg/kg|
YOUR CAT IS UNIQUE
Your cat or kitten is unique and her feeding requirements will vary with her environment, age, and activity. That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring her weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember always to keep fresh, clean water available.
|Weight of Cat (kg)||Lean Cat||Overweight||Senior Cat|
|2 kg||35 gm||–||35 gm|
|3 kg||45 gm||–||35 gm|
|4 kg||65 gm||–||40 gm|
|65 gm||65 gm|
|6 kg||85 gm||65 gm||65 gm|
|8 kg||110 gm||85 gm||85 gm|
|10 kg||115 gm||85 gm||85 gm|