Natural Balance has taken the time to listen to you, the cat owner, the breeder, nutritionist, trainer, handler, kennel-owner and veterinarian. The result is a cat food based on proven scientific facts, not marketing hype! Nothing about this formula has been overlooked! The ingredients, the sources of those ingredients, the nutritional value, the palatability, the effect on the stool, the effect on the coat. Natural Balance Ultra Premium is for all breeds and all life stages. This formula has been tested by breeders, trainers, boarding kennels, rescue kennels as well as veterinarians; on pregnant queens, countless litters of kittens through fully developed adults, as well as our beloved senior cats. All With Outstanding Results! Reasons You Should Be Feeding Your Cat Natural BalanceFresh Duck, Fresh Chicken. Made with fresh human grade chicken and duck meat. This unique blend of fresh high quality proteins provide the essential amino acids to help maintain strong muscle tone and a healthy, shiny coat. Taurine Fortified. Natural Balance adds additional taurine to help in maintaining normal heart function and retinal structure (good vision).Glucosamine. Aids in the formation of the major cushioning components of the joints. Grape Seed Oil. An excellent antioxidant that has been scientifically studied. Observed benefits include enhanced capillary strength and vascular function. Fresh Carrots. An excellent source of vitamin A and beta carotene. Fresh Potatoes. Rich in potassium and an excellent source of highly digestible carbohydrates. High Digestibility. Minimizes litterbox waste and with added yucca schidigera helps control odors. Preserved Naturally. To maintain freshness, Natural Balance uses only mixed tocopherols (vitamin E and rosemary extract) in all of its formulas and will always be free of artificial flavors, colors, and chemical preservatives. Skin and Coat. Optimum amounts of omega-3 and omega-6. Lecithin, linoleic acid, flaxseed oil, vitamin E, biotin, and kel.