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Original Ultra® Dry Cat Formula

Original Ultra® Dry Cat Formula
Available in 2 lb, 6 lb & 15 lb bags


Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance® Original Ultra® Ultra Premium Dry Cat Food is complete and balanced nutrition for all breeds and life stages from kittens to adults.

This formula has been tested by breeders, trainers, boarding kennels, rescue kennels, countless litters of kittens through fully developed adults, as well as our beloved senior cats... all with outstanding results!

Same great taste. Improved look and formula. 
Click here to learn more about our new Original Ultra® Whole Body Health® formulas.

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Product Highlights

For Kittens Through AdultsChicken, Lamb Meal, Duck Meal This unique blend of high quality proteins provides the essential amino acids to help maintain strong muscle tone and a healthy, shiny coat

Taurine Fortified To help maintain a healthy heart and good vision

Fresh Carrots An excellent source of Vitamin A and Beta Carotene

Fresh Potatoes Rich in potassium and an excellent source of highly digestible carbohydrates

Skin and Coat Essential Fatty Acids are combined to produce an excellent skin and coat for your cat

No Artificial Flavors or Colors

Daily Feeding Guidelines


Newly weaned kittens can be offered Natural Balance® Original Ultra® Ultra Premium Dry Cat Food moistened with warm water. You can also mix in Natural Balance® Canned Cat Food for ease of feeding. Kittens should be fed free choice to promote healthy growth and adequate weight gain. Food intake requirement may vary depending on age, activity, and environment, and should be adjusted accordingly.

Adult Cats
Weight of Cat (lbs)Serving Size
4 or lessup to 1/3 cup*
4 - 71/3 to 1/2 cup*
7 - 101/2 to 2/3 cup*
10 - 132/3 to 3/4 cup*
13 - 163/4 to 7/8 cup*

*Standard 8 oz. Measuring Cup.

Note: These feeding guidelines are suggested only, feeding amounts may vary by breed, activity level, temperament and climate.

Adult cats should be fed either once or twice per day. When you first start feeding Natural Balance® Original Ultra® Ultra Premium Dry Cat Food, we suggest to start with the amounts recommended in the Table. Energy requirements vary with environmental conditions, temperature and activity of your cat. The amount of food should always be adjusted to suit your cat’s needs. If you would like to provide a special treat for your cat, you can add small amounts of Natural Balance® Canned Cat Food.

Gestating and Lactating Queens

Gestating and lactating queens will consume more, usually 1/2 to 2 cups daily.

The Older Cat

As your cat begins to age, his energy expenditure will decrease. Decreasing the amount of food accordingly will allow for the maintenance of proper body weight for less active cat. Older cats are sometimes more reluctant to eat hard foods. Adding larger amounts of Natural Balance® Canned Cat Food will make the most "finicky" eater enjoy their daily meals.

Feeding Management

We recommend that you do not add vitamins, minerals or any other supplements, except upon the advice of a veterinarian. When switching your cat’s diet, the change should be made gradually, by replacing the current food with increasing portions of Natural Balance® Ultra Premium food. The change should be completed after 5 to 7 days. The maintenance of proper body weight is most important for your cat’s health. Consult your veterinarian for specific weight recommendations for your cat. Remember, fresh clean water should be available at all times!

Ingredient Listing/Guaranteed Analysis

Chicken Meal, Chicken, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Natural Mixed Tocopherols), Duck Meal, Potatoes, Carrots, Lamb Meal, Canola Oil, Natural Flavor, Salmon Meal, Dried Egg, Brewers Yeast, Duck, Potassium Chloride, Whole Ground Flaxseed, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Spinach, Parsley Flakes, Cranberries, L-Lysine, L-Carnitine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Kelp, 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.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein34.0% minimum
Crude Fat18.0% minimum
Crude Fiber3.0% maximum
Moisture10.0% maximum
Taurine0.16% minimum
Omega-6 Fatty Acids*3.0% minimum
Omega-3 Fatty Acids*0.5% minimum

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

Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance® Original Ultra® Ultra Premium Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO cat food nutrient profiles for all life stages.


Metabolizable energy 3888 kcal/kg, 470 kcal/8 oz cup (calculated).

Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.


Just wanted to give you another cat testimonial!  I received a free sample of your Ultra dry cat food outside my local pet food store.  My cat LOVED... [Read More]

Patricia M

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