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Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food

Chicken

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Chicken 11.1 lbs item #134230
$29.99
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Salmon

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Salmon 11.1 lbs item #134233
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For cats.

Before popular grain-based cat foods became the norm, mealtime for cats was provided by nature. There were no grains except at harvest season and there weren't any fillers in the food. Before Grain cat food is rich in high quality meats and nutrients the way nature intended. This diet, based on fresh meats, fruit, vegetables, and high quality oils, helps promote overall health and longevity and supports a healthy weight.

  • Available in Tuna, Chicken and Salmon
  • NO grains, fillers, artificial colors or flavors
  • Great for all life stages
  • Sweet Potato and White Potato reduce overall glycemic index
  • Made with powerful antioxidant-rich fruits, Acai & Blueberries

Click here for Merrick's Before Grain Canned Cat Food Formulas.

Review Rating: 4.5

Country of Origin: USA

Manufacturer: Merrick Pet Care

Tuna

Ingredients - Tuna (Deboned), Chicken Meal, Potato (Dehydrated), Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols – a source of Natural Vitamin E), Sweet Potato (Dehydrated), Dried Egg, Natural Flavor, Yeast Culture, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lysine, Sea Salt, Alfalfa, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Acai Berry (Dried), Blueberry (Dried), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chicory Root, Marigold Extract, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Enterococcus Faecium, Lactobacillus Casei, Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Lecithin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite

Calorie Content
3765 kcal/kg (calculated)
One pound provides 1706 kcal of metabolizable energy (calculated)
One cup (100 grams) provides 406 calories
*Caloric content calculated using Modified Atwater Method

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 36.0%
Crude Fat (min) 18.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.0%
Moisture (max) 11.0%

Chicken

Ingredients - Chicken (Deboned), Chicken Meal, Potato (Dehydrated), Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols – a source of Natural Vitamin E), Sweet Potato (Dehydrated), Dried Egg, Natural Flavor, Yeast Culture, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lysine, Sea Salt, Alfalfa, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Acai Berry (Dried), Blueberry (Dried), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chicory Root, Marigold Extract, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Enterococcus Faecium, Lactobacillus Casei, Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Lecithin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite

Calorie Content
3780 kcal/kg (calculated)
One pound provides 1719 kcal of metabolizable energy (calculated)
One cup (100 grams) provides 409 calories
*Caloric content calculated using Modified Atwater Method

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 36.0%
Crude Fat (min) 18.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.0%
Moisture (max) 11.0%

Salmon

Ingredients -Salmon (Deboned), Chicken Meal, Potato (Dehydrated), Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols – a source of Natural Vitamin E), Sweet Potato (Dehydrated), Dried Egg, Natural Flavor, Yeast Culture, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lysine, Sea Salt, Alfalfa, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Acai Berry (Dried), Blueberry (Dried), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chicory Root, Marigold Extract, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Enterococcus Faecium, Lactobacillus Casei, Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Lecithin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 36.0%
Crude Fat (min) 18.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.0%
Moisture (max) 11.0%

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Merrick Pet CareMerrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food
 
4.7

(based on 68 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Likes it (61)
  • All natural (56)
  • Nutritional (56)
  • Good taste (51)
  • Easy to digest (42)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoor cats (45)
  • Everyday (44)
  • Older cats (35)
  • Active cats (31)
  • Special meals (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Long-time pet owner (64), New owner (4)

Reviewed by 68 customers

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5.0

Needed a new brand and did my homework.

By Coeur d'un Chien

from central Illinois

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Easy To Digest
  • Improves Coat
  • Likes It
  • Nutritional

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Indoor Cats
    • Older Cats

    Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

    My 10-year-old Persian cat started getting frequent stomach upsets. Ten months ago I put him on Merrick Before Grain. Since then his health has improved and his coat is thicker and more beautiful than it has ever been.

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    5.0

    Great food at a reasonable price

    By Long Time Pet Parent

    from Vineland, NJ

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • All Natural
    • Easy To Digest
    • Good Taste
    • Good Value
    • Improves Coat
    • Likes It
    • Nutritional
    • Small Nuggets That Cats L

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Active Cats
      • Everyday
      • Indoor Cats
      • Kittens
      • Older Cats

      Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

      I have tried a lot of different foods, and this one I feel good about. The ingredients are wholesome and all 5 of my cats like it. While they do get wet food twice a day, this is the mainstay of their diet.

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      5.0

      Helped my overweight cat

      By jen325

      from Southern NJ

      About Me Long-time Pet Owner

      Pros

      • All Natural
      • Easy To Digest
      • Good Taste
      • Good Value
      • Improves Coat
      • Likes It
      • Nutritional
      • Weight Loss

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Active Cats
        • Everyday
        • Indoor Cats
        • Older Cats
        • Overweight Cats

        Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

        I started feeding this to my cats several years ago. My fat cat dropped 5 lbs, and my skinny cat remained at a healthy weight. The formerly fat cat is now quite old and doesn't have all her teeth. Even though it's dry food she is able to eat it because of its small size and round shape.

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        5.0

        Great Cat Food

        By Ash

        from Kenosha, WI

        About Me Long-time Pet Owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • All Natural
        • Likes It
        • Nutritional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

          I rescue cats and I believe in feeding an all natural diet and this food fits the bill. My cats like it, I feel it's healthy and it's not too pricey.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          EXCELLENT

          By TRISH

          from Las Vegas, NV

          About Me Long-time Pet Owner

          Pros

          • All Natural
          • Easy To Digest
          • Good Taste
          • Good Value
          • Improves Coat
          • Likes It
          • Nutritional

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Active Cats
            • Everyday
            • Indoor Cats
            • Older Cats

            Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

            I have a cat that is allergic to grains and gets eczema when she eats grains. I had been using Wellness Core however, the cost was more. I decided to try this as it was comparable in some ways to see if it worked as it less expensive. So far so good....she likes it and so far no problems.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            All of them like it!

            By DM

            from Murray, KY

            About Me Long-time Pet Owner

            Pros

            • All Natural
            • Good Taste
            • Likes It

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Indoor Cats
              • Older Cats

              Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

              It is hard to find food that all four like. They all eat this, and I did not have to transition them.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Yum!

              By Liz

              from Chicago

              About Me Long-time Pet Owner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Digest
              • Good Taste
              • Good Value
              • Improves Coat
              • Likes It

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Active Cats
                • Everyday
                • Indoor Cats
                • Older Cats

                Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

                My fussy fur person LOVES this food!

                When I switched her from the grocery store food to no grain, due to allergies, I tried several brands of no grain dry food.

                Fur person turned up her nose at all but this was a winner from the start.

                I have seen dramatic improvements in her allergies and coat since switching to this food.

                A great product.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Kitties love it!

                By kalexa

                from Wilmington, DE

                About Me Long-time Pet Owner

                Pros

                • All Natural
                • Good Taste
                • Good Value
                • Likes It

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

                    I prefer to use canned foods as they are supposedly better for cats. But, my cats LOVE this food so much, they kind of boycott the canned!!!!

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                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Products.

                    By LG

                    from Webster NY

                    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

                    Pros

                    • All Natural
                    • Easy To Digest
                    • Good Taste
                    • Good Value
                    • GRAIN-FREE
                    • Improves Coat
                    • Likes It
                    • Nutritional

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Active Cats
                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

                      Great product. Quality ingredients and my cats love it.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Picky cats liked it.

                      By Postalgryphon

                      from Castle Rock, WA

                      About Me Long-time Pet Owner

                      Pros

                      • All Natural
                      • Good Taste
                      • Likes It
                      • Nutritional

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday
                        • Indoor Cats
                        • Older Cats

                        Comments about Merrick Pet Care Merrick Before Grain Dry Cat Food:

                        Was feeding Evo, but it was recalled. This was one of six different brands that I tried on my 4 cats, and was one of the only ones they would all eat. I feed grain free because my dog is allergic to all grains, and she occaionally gets into the cat bowls when I forget to pick them up. The ones that they won't eat are being donated to our local animal shelter.

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