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Ocean & freshwater

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Ocean & Freshwater

Essence® Ocean & Freshwater Recipe brings together the cleanest and healthiest protein sources for your cats. It combines all the benefits of oily fish with the fresh, lean protein from white fish. Our first four ingredients are salmon, herring, sardines, and mackerel. As always, our recipes are 100% grain free. And we integrate in healthy vegetables, such as lentils and pumpkin, which provide additional healthy nutrients and dietary fiber. This is all to ensure your cats are at their healthy best, while eating truly great tasting food. Made with healthy and wholesome ingredients, the Essence® Ocean & Freshwater Recipe is truly the Embodiment of Superior Nutrition.

Free of

Species
Fish

86%

Fish Protein Ingredients

14%

Other ingredients

Available sizes

4 lb/ 10 lb

Ingredients

SALMON, HERRING, SARDINES, MACKEREL, COD MEAL, POLLOCK MEAL, CATFISH MEAL, RED LENTILS, GREEN LENTILS, OLIVE OIL, HERRING MEAL, NATURAL FLAVORS, COCONUT FLOUR, NAVY BEANS, DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, CALCIUM CARBONATE, CHOLINE CHLORIDE, PUMPKIN, TAURINE, FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, VITAMINS (VITAMIN E SUPPLEMENT, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, NIACIN SUPPLEMENT, D-CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE, BIOTIN, VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENT, RIBOFLAVIN SUPPLEMENT, VITAMIN B12 SUPPLEMENT, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE, VITAMIN D3 SUPPLEMENT, FOLIC ACID), MINERALS (ZINC PROTEINATE, IRON PROTEINATE, COPPER PROTEINATE, MANGANESE PROTEINATE, SODIUM SELENITE, CALCIUM IODATE), NEW ZEALAND GREEN MUSSEL, CHIA SEED OIL. Click here to explore our food.

Guaranteed Analysis

  • Crude protein (min)

40.0%

  • Crude fat (min)

17.5%

  • Crude fiber(max)

5.0%

  • Moisture (max)

10.0%

  • Calcium(min)

1.5%

  • Phosphorous (min)

1.0%

  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids* (min)

1.0%

  • Omega 6 Fatty Acids* (min)

1.6%

  • *Taurine (min)

0.20%

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

Sourced
Worldwide

We source great ingredients from all over the world to create unique, nutritious, and always delicious recipes. Premium diets for premium pets, yours.

 

Herring Caught in clean, cold waters, herring contains good, unsaturated fats that are beneficial to healthy coats, good vision, and vibrant minds.

Sardine Little in size but in nutrition, sardines come packed with protein and omega 3 fatty acids. Sardines tend to have lower mercury levels than bigger fish.

Mackerel A premium oily fish, packed with protein, vitamin B12, and other healthy nutrients. The oils also promote healthy skin and shiny coats.

Salmon A great source of protein as well as heart-friendly omega-3 fatty acids. Promotes healthy skin and beautiful coat.

Daily feeding
guidelines

cat Weight

2 lbs or less

2-4 lbs

4-6 lbs

6-8 lbs

8-10 lbs

10-12 lbs

12-14 lbs

Feed amount

1/8-1/5 cup

1/5-1/4 cup

1/4-1/3 cup

1/3-1/2 cup

1/2-2/3 cup

2/3-3/4 cup

3/4-1 cup

Standard 8-fluid measuring cup.

  1. KITTENS POST-WEANING TO 5-MONTHS-OLD: FEED THREE TIMES AS MUCH FOOD AS AN ADULT CAT OF THE SAME WEIGHT. BETWEEN 5-MONTHS AND 1-YEAR: FEED YOUR KITTENS 1.5 – 2 TIMES AS MUCH FOOD AS AN ADULT CAT AND START FEEDING KITTENS AS ADULTS AFTER 1 YEAR. MOISTEN FOOD, IF DESIRED.
  2. PREGNANT FEMALES MONITOR AND MAINTAIN AN ADEQUATE SOURCE OF FOOD SO THAT YOUR PREGNANT OR LACTATING CAT CAN FREELY EAT AS SHE NEEDS. ALWAYS MAINTAIN A CLEAN WATER SUPPLY THAT YOUR PREGNANT OR LACTATING CAT CAN EASILY ACCESS.
  3. WHEN SWITCHING YOUR CAT’S DIET, WE RECOMMEND THAT IT SHOULD BE DONE GRADUALLY OVER 5-7 DAYS, INCREASING THE AMOUNT EACH DAY WITH THE PRESENT DIET, AS SUDDEN CHANGE IN DIET MAY RESULT IN DIGESTIVE DISTURBANCES.
  4. NOTE: FEEDING AMOUNTS MAY VARY BY BREED, ACTIVITY LEVEL, TEMPERAMENT, & CLIMATE. SEE YOUR VETERINARIAN REGULARLY. KEEP FRESH WATER AVAILABLE. TO MAINTAIN FRESHNESS, KEEP PACKAGE SEALED AND STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE.

Nutritional adequacy statement

Essence® Ocean & Freshwater recipe for cats is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association Of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) cat food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
For more information on AAFCO regulations, visit “aafco.org”

Also available in

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5.5oz

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