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At Royal Canin, we believe the secret to providing cats and dogs with the best nutrition lies not in any passing fad, but in well-researched scientific fact. That’s why we always use a purely scientific approach to create diets designed to cater to the specific needs of pets of all shapes, sizes, ages, lifestyles and breeds.

From the time they’re born until they’re well into their golden years, dogs’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. That’s why we offer a full line of products designed for dogs at every life stage. 

From the time they’re kittens until they’re mature, cats’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. Your cat’s health matters, and that’s why we offer a full line of nutrition designed for every life stage. 

ROYAL CANIN® PROFESSIONAL products are specifically formulated to meet the needs of the breeding kennel and cattery.  Our innovative science-based solutions are the result of our 40-year collaboration and partnership with breeders across the globe.

As a company that was founded by a veterinarian, Royal Canin is committed to investing in the veterinary community.

Royal Canin is a global leader in pet health nutrition. In an industry that continues to adapt to popular trends in cat and dog food, our mission will remain the same; to constantly bring, through Health Nutrition and shared knowledge, the most precise nutritional solution for cats’ and dogs’ health nutrition needs, by building on constantly deepened scientific knowledge and Royal Canin’s roots in the feline and canine professional networks. 

Babycat Instinctive 10

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Babycat Instinctive 10

Key Facts

The first few months of life are a critical period in the kitten's life:

  • The transition from milk to solid food is delicate and can result in digestive disorders
  • The kitten’s milk teeth appear and vital functions begin to develop
  • Kittens prefer a specific Macro Nutrient Profile
  • From the 4th to the 12th weeks of the kitten’s life, the immunity from the queen gradually wears off, and the kittens develop their own immune system
Babycat Instinctive 10

1st Stage Easy Start

A unique mousse texture* is perfectly adapted to kittens aged 1 to 4 months to facilitate the transition from milk to solid food.

Instinctively Preferred

BABYCAT INSTINCTIVE 10TM has been specifically formulated to correspond to the optimal Macro Nutrient Profile** instinctively preferred by 1st stage kittens and lactating queens.

Immunity Booster

Helps to build the kitten’s natural defences by stimulating antibody production thanks to mannan-oligosaccharides and an antioxidant complex (vitamins E and C, taurine and lutein).

* Evaluated and developed with breeder partners. ** Patent pending ROYAL CANIN.

Wet food
Packaging size: 85.0 g
Babycat Instinctive 10

Feeding Guide

Kittens age

Kittens weight
Suggested cans per day
(if fed wet only)

Dry food* amount if fed
one 85g can per day

0.5 - 0.8 lbs
1 - 1 1/2
10 g
0.77 - 1.3 lbs
1 1/4 - 1 3/4
5 - 15 g
1 - 1.5 lbs
1 1/2 - 2
10 - 20 g
1.3 - 2 lbs
1 3/4 - 2 1/4
15 - 25 g
1.5 - 2.2 lbs
2 - 2 1/2
15 - 30 g
1.75 - 2.6 lbs
2 - 2 3/4
20 - 35 g
3 - 4.6 lbs
2 3/4 - 3 1/2
30 - 45 g
4 - 6 lbs
2 3/4 - 4
35 - 55 g
*Recommendations based on Royal Canin Babycat 34
Weight of
Suggested cans per day
(if fed wet only)

Dry food* amount if fed
one 85g can per day

Queen During
6 lbs
2 3/4 - 4
35 - 55 g
10 lbs
4 1/2 - 6 3/4
65 - 105 g
Queen During
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Feed Ad Libidum
Water sufficient for processing, chicken, chicken liver, pork byproducts, powdered cellulose, wheat gluten, rice flour, corn starch, natural flavours, fish oil, calcium caseinate, brewers yeast extracts (mannan-oligosaccharides), tetrapotassium pyrophosphate, calcium carbonate, carrageenan, fructooligosaccharides, guar gum, taurine, sodium tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl 2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), niacin supplement, biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement], choline chloride, magnesium oxide, Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, iron sulfate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), L-carnitine.

1 can = 85 grams

Analysis table Amount
Crude Protein (% min.) 9.0
Crude Fat (% min.) 4.0
Crude Fiber (% max.) 2.0
Moisture (% max.) 82.0
L-carnitine (mg/kg min.) 15.0
Lutein (mg/kg min.) 1.25
Energy (kcal/can) 81.0
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) (kcal/kg) 958.0