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Nature's Variety Instinct Cat Food Reviews


According to their website, at Instinct, a Nature's Variety brand, they're on a mission to transform the lives of pets. Their site explains their goals, which include leading with raw, keeping it realm making it simple, giving back and making it better. Their diets are made as minimally processed small batches in Lincoln, Nebraska, and ingredients are sourced from the USA when possible.

Nature's Variety Instinct Review Summary

Overall, with 48 varieties reviewed producing an average score of 7.6 / 10 paws, Nature's Variety Instinct is a significantly above average overall cat food brand when compared to all others brands in our database.

However, due to the nature of their ingredient composition dry foods typically score less than wet foods on average. Hence, it's often helpful to break down the ratings into wet and dry food categories in order to get a more complete understanding of how the brand rates.

Of these 48 products, 33 are wet foods. These wet foods scored on average 7.6 / 10 paws, making Nature's Variety Instinct an above average wet cat food brand when compared against all other wet food manufacturer's products.

Hence, the remaining 15 products are dry foods, and scored an average of of 7.7 / 10 paws, making Nature's Variety Instinct a significantly above average dry cat food brand when compared against all other dry food manufacturer's products.

You can find more information on CatFoodDB's rating system by clicking here.

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Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Real Duck Recipe
Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Real Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Real Turkey Recipe
Instinct Minced Chicken Recipe
Instinct Minced Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Minced Salmon Recipe
Instinct Minced Tuna Recipe
Instinct Original Real Beef Recipe
Instinct Original Real Chicken Recipe
Instinct Original Real Duck Recipe
Instinct Original Real Lamb Recipe
Instinct Original Real Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Original Real Salmon Recipe
Instinct Original Real Venison Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Champ's Chicken Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Daredevil's Duck Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Lucky's Lamb Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Rockstar's Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Starlet's Salmon Recipe
Instinct Pride Flaked Trickster's Tuna Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Cheshire's Chicken Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Diva's Duck Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Lovebug's Lamb Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Ritzy's Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Sherlock's Salmon Recipe
Instinct Pride Minced Titan's Tuna Recipe
Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Cage-Free Chicken Recipe
Instinct Raw Frozen Bites Farm-Raised Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Raw Frozen Medallions Cage-Free Chicken Recipe
Instinct Raw Frozen Medallions Farm-Raised Rabbit Recipe
Instinct Real Chicken Recipe For Kittens
Instinct Ultimate Protein Real Chicken Recipe
Instinct Ultimate Protein Real Rabbit Recipe



About Our Ratings

At CatFoodDB, we calculate two ratings for each product. These values are then combined to create the the overall product score.

The first rating is based on the product's ingredient list. Each cat food product is assigned a value from (low) to (high) paws. Generally speaking, higher ratings are rewarded to those products that contain quality proteins and limit the amount of cheap fillers in their most plentiful ingredients.

The second rating is based on our analysis of the product's published nutritional information. Higher rated products will contain more protein and fewer carbohydrates than average. Each product is assigned a score from to paws based on this nutritional analysis. Please note that the nutritional values used are only an approximation and may not represent "as fed" values due to variations in manufacturing and the laws that specify how these values are reported.

Finally, the nutrition and ingredient ratings are added together to create a score ranging from 1 - 10 paws for the evaluated product.

Please note that although a high score may be indicative of a higher-quality product it is not a guarantee. Similarly, a low score does not necessarily indicate an inferior product. The best food for your cat is the one that meets their individual needs.


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