BLUE Basics is a
limited-ingredient diet
formulated to minimize
food sensitivities.

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What Is a Limited-Ingredient Diet?

For some pets, the ingredients they don’t eat can be just as important as the ones they do. That’s why BLUE Basics is made with a limited number of carefully selected ingredients for a well-balanced diet that may prove helpful to pets with food sensitivities.

Click below to learn more about the different features of BLUE Basics limited-ingredient diet.


Single Animal Protein Source

Single Animal Protein Source: BLUE Basics always features real turkey, duck or whitefish – high-quality proteins not commonly used in cat food

Easily Digestible Carbohydrates

Carbohydrate sources like potatoes and peas provide excellent nutrition and aid in proper digestion

Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids

Fish oil and flaxseed provide these fatty acids to help support skin and coat health, beneficial for cats with food sensitivies.

Pumpkin for Gentle Digestion

Natural fiber sources like pumpkin and pea fiber as well as probiotic extracts help support gentle digestion

No Corn, Wheat, Soy, Dairy or Eggs

Common ingredients that can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some pets

No Chicken or Beef

These proteins are commonly used in pet food, but can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some cats

Single Animal Protein Source: BLUE Basics always features real turkey, duck or whitefish – high-quality proteins not commonly used in cat food

Carbohydrate sources like potatoes and peas provide excellent nutrition and aid in proper digestion

Fish oil and flaxseed provide these fatty acids to help support skin and coat health, beneficial for cats with food sensitivies.

Natural fiber sources like pumpkin and pea fiber as well as probiotic extracts help support gentle digestion

Common ingredients that can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some pets

These proteins are commonly used in pet food, but can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some cats

Basics Products

Dry Cat Food

A variety of limited-ingredient foods for cats of all life stages, plus grain-free recipes, too

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Wet Cat Food

Tasty, simple grain-free canned recipes for cats with food sensitivities

Browse Wet Cat Food

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