Orijen Original Cat

R189.00R1 899.00

Orijen Original Cat is an award-winning, Biologically Appropriate food that is suitable for all breeds and life stages. Every morsel of Orijen Original Cat is bursting with flavour and goodness, your moggy will love it.

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Orijen believes that your little fur ball shares 97% of their DNA with the Near Eastern wildcat, which is the closest relative of domestic cats. Despite years of breeding, their internal workings and anatomical capabilities of domestic cats remain the same as their wild relatives. It is no surprise their food requirements remain the same.

What is Orijen Original Cat?

Orijen Original Cat is a dry kibble suitable for cats and kittens from the age of 8 weeks to senior.

Why should I buy this product?

Cats are usually hunters and their teeth, jaws and digestive system are adapted for meat-concentrated diets, that are rich in fresh meat and meat diversity. Their sharp teeth and body mechanics are designed to metabolize protein and fat from meat.

Which ingredients are used in Orijen Original Cat?

All of Orijen foods are rich in proteins, low in carbohydrates, 5 different types of meats; Free range Cobb Chicken, free-range turkey, free-range eggs, wild-caught flounder, and herring.

From what age can my cat eat Orijen Original Cat?

Your kitten from the age of 8 weeks until they are senior citizens can enjoy Orijen Feline Cat and Kitten.

What does Orijen Original Cat contain?

Orijen Original Cat :

  • Is rich in meat (85%) and protein (40%)
    • 85% neat ingredients (⅔ fresh and raw and ⅓ gently dehydrated)
    • 15% low-glycemic vegetables and fruits
    • 40% richly nourishing meat protein
    • 100% of meat ingredients are fit for human consumption
    • NO plant proteins, no high glycemic carbohydrates, and no glutens or grains.
  • WholePrey ratios
    • Meat – essential for protein and fat, as well as, Vitamins A, B, D, and K, copper, chromium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, and zinc.
    • Organs – packed with almost every nutrient your cat and kitten need to thrive on. Vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and amino acids.
    • Cartilage – a rich source of minerals, including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium in natural form your cat or kitten’s body can easily absorb.
  • Limited Carbohydrates
    • Orijen is protein-rich and carbohydrate-limited, featuring lentils, chickpeas, squash, greens, and fruits which release sugar slowly.

What makes Orijen different from other pet food companies?


Inspired by a natural diet of whole prey animals, ORIJEN features unmatched and unique inclusions of meat, naturally providing everything your dog or cat needs to thrive. With a reputation of trust spanning more than a decade, ORIJEN is guaranteed to give you peace of mind and keep your cherished companion happy, healthy and strong.

What is the best way to store your Orijen Original Cat food?

Always keep your cat food in its original bag, even if you use an airtight container. Keep your cat food in a cool, dry environment and off the floor. Either put it on a shelf or on something that lifts it off the ground.

What are the package sizes available?

Orijen Original Cat is available in 3 different sizes. 340 g, 2.27 kg, 6.8 kg.

Is Orijen Original Cat recommended by Vets?

Orijen is an award-winning, holistic cat, and kitten food, and your vet will recommend it.

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Meat and Protein Rich – Made from 85% meat and 40% protein, which closely replicates the natural feline diet.

Freeze dried infusions – each morsel of Orijen Original Cat is infused with freeze-dried meats and liver and is bursting with the natural savoury flavours that your cat will love.

Natural source of amino acids – Orijen’s high WholePrey ratios of fresh poultry, meats and fish provide a rich source of amino acids, like Taurine, all of which are derived naturally from meats, eliminating the need for synthetic additives.

Natural source of vitamins and minerals – Orijen’s high WholePrey ratios of fresh poultry, meats and fish provide a rich source of vitamins and minerals, most of which are derived naturally from their whole food ingredients, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic additives.

Natural source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin – Orijen’s high WholePrey ratios of fresh poultry, meats and fish provide a rich and natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin.

Rich in healthy fats – Animal fats are essential for your cat’s peak health. That’s why Orijen features naturally occurring, non-rendered fats from fresh poultry, fish and eggs.



Fresh chicken meat (18%), fresh turkey meat (7%), cage-free eggs (5%), fresh chicken liver (5%), fresh whole flounder (4%), fresh whole herring (4%), fresh turkey liver (4%), fresh chicken heart (4%), fresh turkey heart (4%), fresh chicken necks (4%), chicken (dehydrated, 4%), turkey (dehydrated, 4%), whole mackerel (dehydrated, 4%), whole sardine (dehydrated, 4%), whole herring (dehydrated, 4%), chicken fat (3%), whole red lentils, whole green peas, whole green lentils, whole chickpeas, whole yellow peas, lentil fibre, whole pinto beans, whole navy beans, chicken cartilage (dehydrated, 1%), herring oil (1%), chicken liver (freeze-dried), turkey liver (freeze-dried), fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole zucchini, fresh whole parsnips, fresh carrots, fresh whole Red Delicious apples, fresh whole Bartlett pears, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh beet greens, fresh turnip greens, brown kelp, whole cranberries, whole blueberries, whole Saskatoon berries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips, enterococcus faecium. ADDITIVES (per kg): Nutritional additives: Zinc chelate: 100 mg; Copper chelate: 11 mg; Choline chloride: 1200 mg.


Although they may look different, your cat shares her DNA and eating anatomy with the Near Eastern wildcat, which means she’s adapted for a diet rich and varied in meat.

Guaranteed Analysis

Vitamins and Minerals – Complete, Balanced, Natural

Amino Acids – 100% Natural Source

Botanical Inclusions – Mirror the instinct to forage for grasses and weeds

Feeding Guidelines

Your cat or kitten is unique and her feeding requirements will vary with her environment, age, and activity. That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring her weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember always to keep fresh, clean water available.

Orijen Original Cat

Use a standard 250 ml/120 g measuring cup. Serve dry or lightly moistened. See your veterinarian regularly. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.


By providing more calories from protein and fat (and fewer from carbohydrates), ORIJEN Cat & Kitten distributes calories to mirror the natural feline diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes. Metabolizable Energy is 4160 kcal/kg (540 kcal per 250 ml/130 g cup) with calories distributed to support peak conditioning; 40% from protein, 18% from vegetables and fruit, and 43% from fat.


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