1. Best Overall: Natural Balance Limited Ingredient Dry Cat Food
With a variety of flavors and protein sources, Natural Balance Limited Ingredient Dry Cat Food is sure to satisfy your cat’s taste buds. Each flavor has limited ingredients to ensure healthy digestion and limit upset stomachs. Plus, the first ingredients always include green peas and the main meat source—chicken, duck, salmon, or venison. All of the flavors are grain-free, and provide balanced, daily nutrition that includes omega-3 and six fatty acids for a shiny, healthy coat, with fiber and protein for easy digestion and sustained energy. Varieties include green pea and chicken, green pea and duck, green pea and salmon, green pea and venison, as well as a salmon and chickpea indoor formula, and a turkey and chickpea indoor formula. Bag sizes include 2, 4.5, 5, 8, and 10 pounds.
2. Best for Weight Management: Blue Buffalo Life Protection Dry Adult Cat Food
3. Best Grain Free: Purina Beyond Natural Grain Free Ocean Whitefish and Egg Recipe
4. Best Budget: Rachael Ray Nutrish Natural Dry Cat Food
Rachael Ray’s Nutrish Natural Dry Cat food is a high-quality choice for adult cats that want a natural meal without wheat. Flavors include salmon and brown rice or chicken and brown rice. Both contain real meat as the first ingredient and don’t contain ground corn, wheat, soy, poultry by-products, nor artificial flavors or preservatives. Your cats will get plenty of fiber and prebiotics that aid in digestion, including beet pulp and taurine, an amino acid that supports a healthy heart and healthy vision. Bag sizes include 3, 6, and 14 pounds.