Guardian 8 Formula
Dry Cat Food

Guardian 8 Formula
Dry Cat Food

All Breeds, Adult Maintenance
ORIJEN® Guardian 8 is a nourishing food specially formulated to address 8 common cat ailments 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

  1. Immune Support | Supports immune function with EPA and DHA from wild-caught fish, and antioxidant nutrients from ingredients including fruit and vegetables.
  2. Digestive Health | Helps support digestion with prebiotics such as dried chicory root & fiber from fruits and vegetables.
  3. Healthy Skin & Coat | Supports a shiny coat and healthy skin with Omega-3-rich oils from wild-caught pollock.
  4. Heart Health | Helps support heart health with naturally-occurring Taurine found in animal protein sources like poultry, fish and eggs.
  5. Muscle Maintenance | Formulated with 90% animal ingredients* such as chicken, salmon and turkey to help support muscle maintenance in your cat.
  6. Joint Health | Supports joint health for adult and senior cats with oil rich in Omega-3 fatty acids from wild-caught pollock.
  7. 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.
  8. Eye Health | Supports retinal function with naturally-occurring Taurine and Vitamin A from animal sources such as chicken and turkey liver.

Fresh or Raw

  • Chicken
  • Salmon
  • Turkey
  • Whole Herring
  • Whole Mackerel

Biologically Appropriate Nutrition

90%

Premium Animal Ingredients*

*Approximate and derived from the unprocessed state of the ingredients.

Freeze-dried coated for a burst of raw flavor your dog instinctively craves.

Wholeprey Diet

Poultry & Meat
Chicken, Turkey & Rabbit
Organs
Chicken Giblets
(liver, heart)
Turkey Liver
Wild-Caught Fish
Salmon, Whole Herring
& Whole Mackerel
Animal protein sources depicted in fresh form before processing. Proportions and quantities not representative of contents of one package or serving. Cuts may vary. See ingredient list.
Wholeprey Ingredient Bowl
Animal protein sources depicted in fresh form before processing. Proportions and quantities not representative of contents of one package or serving. Cuts may vary. See ingredient list.

Composition

Fresh Chicken (32%), raw salmon (5%), raw turkey (5%), raw whole herring (5%), raw whole mackerel (5%), fresh chicken giblets (liver, heart) (4.5%), raw turkey liver (4%), fresh eggs (4%), dehydrated chicken (4%), dehydrated turkey (4%), dehydrated herring (4%), dehydrated chicken liver (4%), dehydrated egg (4%), raw rabbit (4%), whole red lentils, whole pinto beans, whole green lentils, whole chickpeas, whole navy beans, whole peas, pea starch, ground miscanthus grass, pollock oil (1%), chicken fat (0.5%), fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, dried kelp, dried chicory root, fresh whole apples, fresh whole carrots, fresh whole pears, fresh whole zucchini, brewers dried yeast, hydrolyzed yeast, fresh beet greens, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh turnip greens, whole cranberries, whole blueberries,

ADDITIVES (per kg) Technological additives: Tocopherol extract from vegetable oils: 121 mg, citric acid: 40 mg. Sensory additives: Rosemary extract: 80 mg. Nutritional additives: 3a890 Choline chloride (choline): 1400 mg, 3b606 (Zinc: 75 mg), 3a314 Niacin: 50 mg, 3a821 Vitamin B1:25 mg, 3b406 (Copper: 11.3 mg), 3a825i Vitamin B2: 10 mg, 3a841 Vitamin B5: 8 mg, 3a831 Vitamin B6: 7.5 mg, 3a316 Folic acid: 0.75 mg, Vitamin B12: 0.1 mg, 3a700 Vitamin E: 50 IU. Zootechnical additives: 4b1707 Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 10415 2.2x10^6 CFU.

Metabolizable energy is 3980 kcal/kg (517 kcal per standard 130 g cup) | ORIJEN® Guardian 8 Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by FEDIAF for Adult Maintenance. Store in cool, dry place. Not Fit for Human Consumption.

Analytical Constituents

  • Crude protein 40%
  • Fat content 18%
  • Crude ash 9%
  • Crude fibre 4%
  • Moisture 10%
  • Calcium (min.) 1.4%
  • Phosphorus (min.) 1.1%
  • Magnesium (max.) 0.1%
  • Taurine (min.) 0.1%
  • Omega-6 fatty acids* (min.) 3%
  • Omega-3 fatty acids* (min.) 1.2%
  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) (min.) 0.35%
  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) (min.) 0.35%

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