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If you're concerned about proper feline nutrition, ingredient quality, allergies, nutrition profiles, weight loss or simply feeding your finicky cat, the CatFoodDB is the perfect research tool to help you find the best cat foods - the ones that meet your cat's individual needs.

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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.

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About Our Reviews

Choosing the right food for your cat can be a daunting task. What makes a good cat food? Whose reviews can you trust? Here at CatFoodDB, we generate our brand reviews using our own custom algorithm from the data provided straight from the manufacturer - the product ingredient lists and its published guaranteed analysis. You can find more details about how we do this here: CatFoodDB's Review Process.

Nature's Variety Instinct Overall Impressions

Based on our analysis of 49 unique Nature's Variety Instinct cat food products, Nature's Variety Instinct is a significantly above-average overall cat food brand when compared to other products in our database.

Of these 49 Nature's Variety Instinct products we reviewed:

  • 15 products (30.6%) contain significantly fewer carbs than average.
  • 2 products (4.1%) contain significantly more protein than average.
  • 40 products (81.6%) contain no questionable products or fillers.
  • 45 products (91.8%) list a high-quality protein as their first ingredient.

Nature's Variety Instinct Wet Cat Food Review

Based on our analysis of 22 unique Nature's Variety Instinct wet (canned) cat food products, Nature's Variety Instinct is an above-average wet cat food brand when compared to similar products in our database.

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CatFoodDB's Top 3 Nature's Variety Instinct Wet Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: venison & pork
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: beef
Allergens: beef & seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
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Nature's Variety Instinct Dry Cat Food Review

Based on our analysis of 27 Nature's Variety Instinct dry (kibble) cat food products, Nature's Variety Instinct is a significantly above-average dry cat food brand when compared to similar products in our database. Note that dry foods will almost always rank lower than their wet food counterparts due to the higher carbohydrate content found in most dry pet food.

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CatFoodDB's Top 3 Nature's Variety Instinct Dry Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: beef
Allergens: beef & seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: rabbit & pork
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Nutrition:

Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
Ingredients:
Nutrition:

Nature's Variety Instinct Kitten Food Review

Kitten food is specifically designed to support growing cats - these products are formulated to contain more calories, protein, and fat than their adult food counterparts. Kitten food is designed to support a still-developing digestive system, and to support the kitten's active playful lifestyle!

Despite these differences, however, the same principles apply when evaluating kitten food as adult cat food. Kitten foods made with quality protein sources and without cheap fillers, and that are high in protein and low in carbohydrates, are a solid indicator of a kitten food's quality -- same as it is for adult cat food! CatFoodDB's review system, based on the products published guaranteed analysis and ingredient lists, is therefore also uniquely positioned to evaluate kitten food as well!

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CatFoodDB's Top 3 Nature's Variety Instinct Kitten Foods

Primary Proteins: chicken, salmon & beef
Allergens: beef, seafood & eggs
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Primary Proteins: chicken, beef & cod
Allergens: beef & seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Nutrition:

Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
Product Highlights:
  • First ingredient is a quality protein.
  • Contains no questionable ingredients or fillers.
  • Contains significantly fewer carbs than average.
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Other Reviewed Nature's Variety Instinct Products

Of course, not every product reviewed will make one of CatFoodDB's Top lists, but that doesn't mean these products are not worth your time! Below you'll find the rest of Nature's Variety Instinct products we've reviewed here at CatFoodDB.

Other Reviewed Nature's Variety Instinct Wet Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: beef
Allergens: beef & seafood
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Primary Proteins: lamb & turkey
Allergens: lamb, seafood & eggs
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Primary Proteins: rabbit & pork
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: salmon & pork
Allergens: seafood & eggs
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Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: duck & chicken
Allergens: seafood & eggs
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Primary Proteins: tuna & pork
Allergens: seafood & eggs
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Primary Proteins: salmon & chicken
Allergens: seafood & eggs
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Other Reviewed Nature's Variety Instinct Dry Cat Foods

Primary Proteins: beef
Allergens: beef & seafood
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Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: chicken, salmon & menhaden fish
Allergens: seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: chicken, salmon & menhaden fish
Allergens: seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: duck, turkey, chicken & white fish
Allergens: seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: rabbit, turkey, salmon & menhaden fish
Allergens: seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: chicken, turkey & menhaden fish
Allergens: seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: chicken, turkey & menhaden fish
Allergens: beef & seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: rabbit, turkey, menhaden fish & white fish
Allergens: beef & seafood
Ingredients:
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Primary Proteins: beef, turkey, white fish & herring
Allergens: beef & seafood
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Primary Proteins: rabbit, turkey, menhaden fish & white fish
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: duck, turkey, chicken & white fish
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: chicken, turkey & menhaden fish
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: duck & chicken
Allergens: dairy & eggs
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Primary Proteins: rabbit
Allergens: None
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Primary Proteins: salmon, menhaden fish, white fish & herring
Allergens: beef & seafood
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Primary Proteins: salmon, menhaden fish, white fish & herring
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: turkey
Allergens: None
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Primary Proteins: salmon
Allergens: seafood
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Other Reviewed Nature's Variety Instinct Kitten Foods

Primary Proteins: chicken
Allergens: seafood
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Primary Proteins: chicken, beef & cod
Allergens: beef & seafood
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Primary Proteins: chicken, turkey & menhaden fish
Allergens: beef, lamb, seafood & eggs
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Primary Proteins: chicken & turkey
Allergens: lamb, seafood & eggs
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