Merrick's formulated dry cat foods are created with the freshest ingredients which are grown locally right here in the US in safe, organically certified kitchens! The kibble doesn't contain soy, GMOs, glutens, and nothing made from China. Every ingredient is all natural with no fillers such as wheat, corn, and by products. Each Backcountry flavor contains both Omega 6 and Omega 3 which are great for maintaining healthy coats, skin eyes, and brain development! This diet is full of vital vitamins and minerals that will allow your cat to live a long, healthy life while developing a lean figure.
Merrick's Backcountry formula is an all natural, grain free diet loaded with protein you cat will love! Each morsel of food contains freeze-dried meat that offers the benefits of a raw diet like animals would in the wild, but now in a cat food formula. Each protein-rich kibble contains tasty ingredients such as real, deboned chicken, turkey, quail, and potatoes! The freeze-dried meat is mixed in with various fruits and vegetables for a well rounded meal!
• 42% protein in each bag.
• Freeze-dried protein sources provide an easy, nutritional digestion.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Potatoes, Peas, Natural Flavor, Salmon Meal (source of Omega-3 fatty acids), Potato Protein, Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Deboned Duck, Deboned Quail, Dried Yeast Culture, Salt, Organic Dried Alfalfa Meal, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate), Phosphoric Acid, Taurine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product.
Crude protein (min.) 42.00 %
Crude fat (min.) 14.00 %
Crude fiber (max.) 4.00 %
Moisture (max.) 11.00 %
Calcium (min.) 1.00%
Phosphorus (min.) 0.80%
Omega-6 fatty acid (min.) 3.00%
Omega-3 fatty acid (min.) 0.30%
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)* (min.) 0.05%
Bacillus coagulans* (min.) 90,000,000 cfu/lb
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Nutrient Profiles