A top quality dry cat food should contain no by-products, no fillers such as wheat & corn, and no artificial flavors or preservatives. It’s important to note that ingredients are listed by weight, be sure to study the top 5 ingredients and pick a high meat to vegetable ratio. Here are the best dry cat food brands for 2019.
Natural Balance L.I.D. Green Pea & Duck Formula Dry Cat Food
The Natural Balance L.I.D (Limited Ingredients) is packed with limited carbohydrate sources for highly-digestible energy, and balanced omega-3 and 6 fatty acids for healthy skin and coat. The single and unique animal protein source is great for kitties with sensitivities to help prevent food allergies. 100% grain-free, zero artificial flavors or colors.
Ingredients: Peas, Duck, Duck Meal, Pea Protein, Canola Oil, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, DL-methionine, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Folic Acid.
Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain-Free Dry Cat Food
Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free is 100% grain-free with protein-rich chicken and turkey meal. This brand contains LifeSource Bits―an exclusive blend of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals―to support a healthy immune system and overall well-being. Promotes healthy skin and coat with omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, and vision and heart health with essential taurine.
Ingredients: Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Peas, Tapioca Starch, Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Fiber, Pea Protein, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 And 6 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Powdered Cellulose, Potatoes, Dried Egg, Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Canola Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Dried Chicory Root, Salt, Potato Starch, Calcium Carbonate, Caramel, Taurine, L-Lysine, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Parsley, Kelp, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Ferrous Sulfate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Turmeric, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin E Supplement, Oil of Rosemary, L-Carnitine, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Calcium Iodate, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Sodium Selenite.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Adult Cat Food
This 5-star cat food is made with real chicken, turkey, duck, and salmon and includes wholesome fruits, vegetables, and herbs. These first 5 ingredient is protein-packed. It also contains chicory root to reduce the risk of worms and Vitamin E, antioxidants Zinc and Selenium to help promote overall health.
Ingredients: Chicken, chicken meal, cracked pearled barley, turkey meal, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), peas, white rice, oatmeal, potato protein, potatoes, natural flavor, ocean fish meal, flaxseed, turkey, duck, salmon, sodium bisulfate, egg product, potassium chloride, DL-methionine, choline chloride, taurine, dried chicory root, dried kelp, carrots, apples, tomatoes, blueberries, spinach, cranberries, rosemary extract, parsley flake, yucca schidigera extract, L-Carnitine, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, zinc proteinate, vitamin E supplement, niacin, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A supplement, biotin, potassium iodide, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin (vitamin B2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, vitamin D supplement, folic acid.