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Grain free cat food.

Feed fresh, real meat cat food. Not Grains.

Grains like wheat, corn and rice are the foundations for most mainstream cat foods. This is bad! Fresh, grain free cat food is the best choice for cats which is rich in proteins rather than full of carbohydrates.

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Why is grain-free cat food best for cats?


Cats evolved to eat meat

Like their wild ancestors, our cats naturally thrive on meat. Their instinct is to hunt mice, rabbits and birds – not grains.

They struggle to digest grains in large quantities

Dry food’s whole structure is made of grains like wheat, barley and rice. But cats are carnivores who need a meat-based diet to thrive: all these grains aren’t natural for them. Unlike herbivores or even omnivores, they can’t start breaking down starch in their saliva, and their liver can’t help as much either. That’s why cats in the wild get less than 2% of their energy from grains.

Cats need meat to keep up with their needs

A cat’s liver enzymes are constantly breaking down proteins for energy and blood glucose levels. If they don’t get enough protein in their diet, their bodies break down their muscles to try and meet their protein and amino acid needs.

Cats need meat as a source of essential nutrients

Take taurine as an example. For cats, taurine plays a crucial role in the immune system, vision, heart function and reproduction. But cats can’t make taurine for themselves, so they need to get it from animals who can – by eating meat.

Not all grain-free cat foods have quality meat

A brand might say grain-free or high-protein. But if it’s made with powdered meat derivatives or packed with preservatives, it’s still not the 100% fresh-cooked, nutrient-rich meat your cat really needs.

Switch to fresh cat food

Welcome to grain-free. Welcome to fresh.

KatKin fresh meat

KatKin is a new category of cat food. Not wet, dry, or raw, but fresh. That means:

- 100% freshly-sourced premium meat

- Gentle steam-cooking

- Frozen to stay fresh

- Balanced and complete

- No grains, no preservatives, no nonsense

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What difference can fresh grain-free cat food make?

Transformational health benefits reported by 93% of KatKin customers

  • Better digestion, less
stink in the litter box

    Better digestion, less stink in the litter box

    No grains your cat struggles to digest = no smell, no mess, no fuss and firmer stools too.

  • More energy and

    More energy and playfulness

    Meat is a cat’s best source of energy. They'll play more and zoomie harder.

  • Shinier, thicker coat
and less hairballs

    Shinier, thicker coat and less hairballs

    Less shed, more shine thanks to good fats and nutrients Healthy inside and out.

  • Easy-to-maintain
healthy weight

    Easy-to-maintain healthy weight

    Personalised calories help cats maintain their perfect weight. No fuss.

4 Benefits of Grain Free Cat Food

1) Higher meat content

Grain free food has a higher meat content. Cats are carnivores and thrive on a diet that is rich in animal protein. Choosing a fresh cat food, like KatKin, that is high in animal protein provides the essential amino acids and protein cats need for lean muscle, strength, and energy. 

2) Better nutrition

Grain free cat food offers better nutrition. Cats lack certain enzymes that are necessary to convert certain nutrients into their active forms. Therefore cats require their food to provide them with  taurine, vitamin A, niacin, arginine, and arachidonic acid to keep them healthy. Eating a quality, fresh cat food diet can provide this and help your cat keep a steadier metabolism.

3) Fewer carbohydrates

Grain free food has fewer carbohydrates. A low carb diet has always been the stable diet of cats. In the wild, cats fed on a variety of small mammals and birds, not grains. Therefore carbohydrates have and should always only make up only a small amount in any cat’s diet. A low carb, high protein diet is also ideal for cats with diabetes.

4) Reduces food allergies

Grain free food reduces the chance of food allergies. Cats with sensitive stomachs can have allergies to wheats and grains. By feeding them grain free cat food, you can reduce the likelihood of food reactions.

8 real meat, grain-free recipes

Black and white shorthair cat eating KatKin's Quack recipe from a pink bowl

Every recipe we make is grain-free, including: 

- Cluck! 100% fresh-cooked chicken thigh, liver and heart

- Oink! 100% fresh-cooked pork trim and shoulder

- Gobble! 100% fresh-cooked turkey thigh, gizzards and liver, chicken

- Splash! 100% fresh-cooked whitefish, salmon and turkey liver

- Quack! 100% fresh-cooked duck meat, gizzards, liver and chicken heart and thigh

- Mooo! 100% fresh-cooked beef trim, heart and liver

- Bubble & Quack! 100% fresh-cooked whitefish, salmon and duck meat and liver

- Baaa! 100% fresh-cooked lamb trim, liver and heart, beef

It means there’s something for every cat – even for cats with allergies. Plus, our clear, honest ingredients mean you always know what’s in every dish.

The difference real meat, grain free cat food makes

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