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Grain-Free, Protein-Focused Nutrition for Kittens

  • DHA from Salmon Oil to Support Healthy Brain & Eye Development
  • Optimal Calories for Growth
  • Omega-Rich for Healthy Skin & Coat
  • Antioxidant-Rich to Support Immune Health
  • No Meat By-Products or Fillers
  • Made with Naturally Gluten-Free Ingredients
  • Complete & Balanced for Everday Feeding

Available in: 2 lb & 5 lb 14 oz bags

What is Protein-Focused Nutrition?

Wellness® CORE® is based on the nutritional philosophy that pets, based on their primal ancestry, thrive on a diet mainly comprised of meat. Each formula is packed with a high concentration of quality animal protein, without fillers or grains, along with a proprietary blend of botanicals and nutritional supplements.

This unique, grain-free recipe supports and nurtures your pet’s inside…their essence…their core.

To create a protein-focused diet the Wellness Way, we carefully control the quality and quantity of the ingredients we use, and pay close attention to the individual properties of each inclusion. From source to bowl, we make no exceptions!

If you are looking for a food with more meat and no grains, CORE is truly a more thoughtful alternative. This diet delivers the meat content you’re looking for, while creating a balanced profile of high quality, natural ingredients appropriate for everyday feeding.

Supporting your pet's inner wellbeing.

Why is CORE® different?

In a word… balance. Unlike many grain-free diets, we've considered your pet's whole health by ensuring the overall nutritional equation remains appropriate for everyday feeding. Higher protein can also mean higher fat, minerals and calories. By thoughtfully selecting specialized ingredients and managing nutritional ratios, CORE delivers protein-focused nutrition thoughtfully - with balance, not excess.

This is grain-free nutrition the Wellness Way® - thoughtfully-balanced, nutrient-dense and created from the highest quality, cutting-edge natural ingredients. A diet so unique you can see it in your pet's weight, coat, digestion and overall radiance. Unlock your pet's core health with Wellness CORE.

We are proud to offer this choice in the Wellness line of natural food for pets. This diet supports our continued belief that thoughtfully balanced natural nutrition is the foundation of wellbeing, happiness and longevity we want for all of our family members, including our animals.

 

Deboned Turkey, Whitefish Meal, Deboned Chicken, Herring Meal, Chicken Meal, Peas, Turkey Meal, Potatoes, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Ground Flaxseed, Cranberries, Salmon Oil, Chicory Root Extract, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

This is a naturally preserved product.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein Not Less Than 45.0%
Crude Fat
Not Less Than
18.0%
Crude Fiber
Not More Than
3.0%
Moisture
Not More Than
11.0%
Calcium
Not More Than
1.80%
Phosphorus Not More Than 1.45%
Magnesium
Not More Than
0.13%
Vitamin E Not Less Than 200 IU/kg
Taurine
Not Less Than
0.20%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids*
Not Less Than
3.50 %
Omega 3 Fatty Acids*
Not Less Than
0.80 %
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)*
Not Less Than
0.15 %
Beta-Carotene* Not Less Than 2 mg/kg
Total Lactic Acid Microorganisms* Not Less Than 90,000,000 CFU/lb
(Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus in equal amounts)

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

 100% Complete & Balanced Nutrition for Your Kitten

Wellness® CORE® Kitten Formula Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for growth and gestation/lactation.

Transitioning to Wellness® CORE®

It is important to slowly transition your kitten from his/her current diet as it takes a few days for the body to adapt to new nutrient levels.  To transition, gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Wellness® CORE® each day, so that you are feeding 100% Wellness® CORE® by day 7.

 

How to Feed Your Kitten

As kittens grow up they need to learn when, where and how to eat.  Depending on age, kittens need to be fed at the same time and in the same place 2-4 times per day.  Food should be removed after 20 minutes, if not eaten.  In the beginning, kitten’s food can be moistened with a little warm water.

 

Determining Feeding Portions

Looking at the chart to the below, divide the total cups per day by the total number of times you feed your kitten per day to determine the portion size for each meal.  Give your kitten access to clean, cool fresh water at all times and feed Wellness® CORE® wet food in combination whenever possible, to increase the level of water in your kitten’s diet. Nutrition is the foundation of wellbeing, but be sure to give your kitten plenty of love, exercise and see your veterinarian regularly.

 

 

Recommended Feeding Portions (Based on standard 8 oz measuring cup):

KITTENS
Age in Months
Dry Food Alone
Combination Feeding
1 - 2
1/4 - 1/3
1/4 + 3 oz can
2 - 6
1/3 - 3/4
1/2 + 3 oz can
6 - 12
3/4 - 1
3/4 + 3 oz can

Pregnant and Lactating Cats: Allow free access to dry food at all times.

 

Calorie Content: This food contains 3,860 kcal/kg or 502 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated).