Building on the continued popularity of Merrick Backcountry, a grain free ancestral feline diet, Merrick is expanding its lineup for 2018. The company is introducing a new Grain Free Mature Recipe for senior cats. Backcountry Raw Infused recipes for cats deliver a perfect combination of protein-rich, grain-free kibble plus real whole pieces of raw, freeze-dried meat for the nutritional benefits and fresh taste of a raw diet in a convenient format for pet parents. The Backcountry Mature Recipe is formulated with protein-focused nutrition for cats 7+ years, and is grain-free and gluten-free for easier digestibility. Like all Merrick recipes, Merrick Backcountry is cooked in the USA. Merrick Backcountry Grain Free Mature Recipe Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.