ORIJEN Freeze-Dried Infused Guardian 8 Recipe
ORIJEN® Guardian 8 is a nourishing food specially formulated to address 8 common cat concerns through quality ingredients. Because of the abundance of fresh and raw WholePrey animal ingredients in this diet, less supplementation is needed to support your cat’s health for a lifetime. With 90%* premium animal ingredients, and 2/3 of those being fresh and raw, Guardian 8 contains nutritious ingredients that help support your cat’s overall health with 8 benefits. These benefits include Immune support, Digestive health support, Healthy skin & coat support, Muscle maintenance, Heart health, Joint health, Brain & cognitive function, and Eye health.
Nourish As Nature Intended®
- The first 5 ingredients are fresh or raw poultry and fish ingredients. Our fresh ingredients use refrigeration as the sole method of preservation and our raw ingredients are frozen at their peak freshness.
- Our authentic WholePrey diet features the most succulent parts of the prey like poultry or fish, organs and bone to mimic what your cat’s ancestors consumed in the wild.
- Helps support your cat’s digestion with prebiotics such as dried chicory root and natural sources of fiber from whole pumpkin, collard greens, whole apples & whole pears.
- 2/3 of each bag includes fresh or raw ingredients.
- Approximate and derived from the unprocessed state of the ingredients
8 BENEFITS FOR OVERALL HEALTH
Immune Support | Supports immune function with EPA and DHA from wild-caught fish, and antioxidant nutrients from ingredients including fruit and vegetables.
Digestive Health | Helps support digestion with prebiotics such as dried chicory root & fiber from fruits and vegetables.
Healthy Skin & Coat | Supports a shiny coat and healthy skin with Omega-3-rich oils from wild-caught pollock.
Heart Health | Helps support heart health with naturally-occurring Taurine found in animal protein sources like poultry, fish and eggs.
Muscle Maintenance | Formulated with 90% animal ingredients* such as chicken, salmon and turkey to help support muscle maintenance in your cat.
Joint Health | Supports joint health for adult and senior cats with oil rich in Omega-3 fatty acids from wild-caught pollock.
Aids Brain Function | Helps support cognitive function with oil rich in DHA and EPA from wild-caught pollock, and naturally-occurring Arginine from poultry and fish.
Eye Health | Supports retinal function with naturally-occurring Taurine and Vitamin A from animal sources such as chicken and turkey liver.
Fresh chicken (20%), fresh chicken giblets (liver, heart) (11%), raw whole herring (8%), raw turkey (6%), raw whole hake (5%), fresh eggs (5%), raw whole mackerel (4%), dehydrated chicken (4%), dehydrated turkey (4%), dehydrated mackerel (4%), dehydrated sardine (3%), dehydrated herring (3%), dehydrated whitefish (3%), raw turkey liver (3%), lentil fibre, whole red lentils, whole green lentils, whole peas, whole chickpeas, whole pinto beans, pea starch, whole navy beans, dehydrated blue whiting (1%), chicken fat (1%), apple fibre, dried kelp, algae (source of DHA), fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole zucchini, fresh whole carrots, fresh whole apples, fresh whole pears, dried chicory root, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh beet greens, fresh turnip greens, whole cranberries, whole blueberries, whole saskatoon berries, turmeric, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips.
ADDITIVES (per kg) Technological additives: Tocopherol extract from vegetable oils: 121mg, citric acid: 40mg. Sensory additives: Rosemary extract: 80 mg. Nutritional additives: 3a890 Choline chloride (choline): 1190 mg, 3b606 (Zinc: 75 mg), 3a821 Vitamin B1: 12.5 mg, 3a825i Vitamin B2: 10 mg, 3a314 Vitamin B3: 50 mg, 3a841 Vitamin B5: 8 mg, 3a831 Vitamin B6: 6.5 mg, 3a316 Vitamin B9: 0.75 mg, 3a880 Vitamin B7: 0.13 mg, Vitamin B12: 0.1 mg, 3a710 Vitamin K3: 0.5 mg, 3a672a Vitamin A: 3750 IU, 3a671 Vitamin D3: 500 IU, 3a700 Vitamin E: 290 IU, 3a300 Vitamin C: 12.5 IU. Zootechnical additives: 4b1707 Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 10415 2.2×10^6 CFU.
Metabolizable energy is 3710 kcal/kg (464 kcal per standard 125 g cup) with calories distributed with 45% from protein, 18% from carbohydrates, and 36% from fat. ORIJEN Fit & Trim Cat is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by FEDIAF for Adult Maintenance. Store in dry, cool place. Not Fit for Human Consumption.
Guaranteed Analysis :
Crude protein 42%
Fat content 15%
Crude ash 10%
Crude fiber 6%
Omega-6 fatty acids 2.4%
Omega-3 fatty acids 1%
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) 0.3%
EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) 0.2%
Feeding Guidelines :
ORIJEN Fit & Trim Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by FEDIAF for Adult Maintenance. Store in dry, cool place. Not Fit for Human Consumption.
Weight of Cat Neutered Cat Overweight Neutered Cat
(Maintenance) (Weight Loss)
(kg) (gram/day) (gram/day)
2-3 31-42 –
3-4 42-50 –
4-5 50-63 –
5-6 63-71 50 – 63
6-8 71-83 63 – 75
8-10 83-94 75 – 83
About the Brand :
Orijen is a brand of premium pet food that specializes in producing high-quality, biologically appropriate diets for dogs and cats. The company is known for its focus on using fresh, regionally sourced ingredients to create nutritionally balanced and biologically appropriate diets that mimic the diets that dogs and cats would have naturally consumed in the wild.