Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra Premium Dry Cat Food


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Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra Premium Dry Cat Food

GoodGuide Overall Score

out of 10
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  • Pet Food Health
    • Ingredient Quality, Cat Food Ingredient Quality
      Ingredient Quality, Cat Food Ingredient Quality
      Indicates the overall ingredient quality of this cat food by evaluating the percentage of desirable ingredients.
      Rating: 7.2 out of 10
      • Desirable Ingredients In High Quantities
        6 ingredients

        Nutrient-rich ingredients that should ideally make up the bulk of a pet food.

        Chicken, Duck, Salmon Meal, Lamb Meal, Dried Whole Eggs, Chicken Meal
        Desirable Ingredients
        28 ingredients

        Important ingredients, but ones that need not be present in high quantities in pet food.

        Choline Chloride, Vitamin E, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Vitamin A, Canola Oil, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Biotin, Folic Acid, Taurine, Copper Sulfate Monohydrate, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (naturally Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Brown Rice, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Potatoes, Zinc Sulfate, Lysine, Zinc Proteinate
        Less Desirable Ingredients
        8 ingredients

        Neutral ingredients that have low nutrient value or provide non-nutritional content to the food.

        Carrot, Cranberries, Spinach, Yucca Extract, Dried Kelp, Manganese Oxide, Parsley Flakes, Ground Flaxseed
    • Life Stage Option
      Life Stage Option
      Indicates the life stage disclosed for the pet food.
      Goodguide Pet Food, Life Stage
      Rating: 7.0 out of 10
    • Nutritional Adequacy Statement
      Nutritional Adequacy Statement
      Indicates the method by which the pet food is tested to meet AAFCO regulations
      Goodguide Pet Food, Nutritional Adequacy Statement options
      Rating: 6.0 out of 10
    • Calorie Disclosure
      Calorie Disclosure
      Indicates whether the pet food discloses caloric information.
      Goodguide Pet Food, Caloric Disclosure
      Rating: 5.0 out of 10




Desirable Ingredients in High Quantities

  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Salmon Meal
  • Lamb Meal
  • Dried Whole Eggs
  • Chicken Meal

Desirable Ingredients

  • Choline Chloride
  • Vitamin E
  • Manganese Proteinate
  • Copper Proteinate
  • Thiamin Mononitrate
  • Vitamin A
  • Canola Oil
  • Niacin
  • Calcium Pantothenate
  • Riboflavin
  • Biotin
  • Folic Acid
  • Taurine
  • Copper Sulfate Monohydrate
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin D3
  • Barley
  • Oatmeal
  • Chicken Fat (naturally Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
  • Manganese Sulfate
  • Brown Rice
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Sodium Selenite
  • Potatoes
  • Zinc Sulfate
  • Lysine
  • Zinc Proteinate

Less Desirable Ingredients

  • Carrot
  • Cranberries
  • Spinach
  • Yucca Extract
  • Dried Kelp
  • Manganese Oxide
  • Parsley Flakes
  • Ground Flaxseed

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutrient content, as provided by product manufacturer. Does not impact ratings.
  • Crude Fat
  • Crude Fiber, Max.
  • Crude Moisture, Max.
  • Crude Protein, Min.

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