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The 12 Best Cat Food Subscriptions For Fresh + Dry Food Delivery

Grab the catnip, fire up your social media, and get those hashtags ready, because today we’re celebrating our feline friends – you bet your whiskers, it’s National Cat Day! While your favorite tubby tabby or luxurious floof may believe every day to be their special day, National Cat Day is indeed held on October 29th. A day just for them – and cat lovers, too – to revel in their cool cat status. So go ahead and gift your kitty – or kitties if you live in a multi-cat household – something special. Whether they’re a single cat, a shelter cat, a happy cat, or a feisty cat, your cat companion is sure to appreciate some natural treats, extra cat toys, and some special cat products on their day.

While you’re at it, why not upgrade your kitty’s mealtime, too, with a monthly box or subscription? If you’re looking to have healthy and fresh cat food delivered to your door each month, we’ve got you covered. Consider this list your go-to for all kinds of mealtime options for your furry family member(s). These subscriptions are great for convenience, providing your cat with edible items and/or a customized meal plan for their specific needs, and access to high-quality, fresh, or raw food you can’t get anywhere else (and ideal for these times when we’re all limiting the number of shopping trips we take).

We’ve rounded up all the best cat food subscription services for fresh cat food delivery, raw cat food, and dry cat food. Read on find the purrfect fit for your feline friend and give them something other than the same old cat treats on their special day!

We’ve updated this list! Updated on October 29th, 2020 to reflect the most accurate information.

Best Cat Food Subscriptions for 2020

1. Nom Nom Cat Food

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The Cost: Prices vary based on your cat’s profile (age and weight are factored in). Expect in the range of $60-$70 per two weeks of food. Shipping is free. Sign up here!

COUPON: Get 50% off your first order! No coupon needed - just use this link.

Type of Food: Fresh, cooked food.

How It Works: Nom Nom meals are custom-made for your cat based on age, weight, and allergies, and are portioned into 120-calorie servings. Meals are prepared right here in the United States, made fresh in kitchen facilities Nom Nom owns and operates in Nashville, Tennessee, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Every order is freshly prepared just days before arrival and contains individually portioned meals made exactly for your pet’s needs. Meals will arrive in a box with ice packs to keep everything fresh – and the meals can be frozen until you’re ready for your kitty to enjoy them. Subscription options include every week, every 2 weeks, or every 4 weeks.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

Nom Nom offers subscriptions for both dogs and cats. Read our dog food review here and our cat food review here!

 

2. Cat Person

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The Cost: Varies, depending on your needs. For example, a 2 lb bag of kibble is $11, while a 5-pack of single-serving wet food is $7.25. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Dry and wet food options.

How It Works: Cat Person focuses on making healthy and easy-to-serve meals for your cat. Their recipes are crafted with at least 50% more quality animal protein than AAFCO industry standards. Their different food options include meat shreds in broth, paté, kibble, and digestive support blends. Let me tell you, my two kitties flipped for the dry food, which includes standard kibble pieces along with little dried meat bits – it’s like a magical kitty potion. They also make goodies like treats, toys, cozy beds, and food dishes, and some of the shipping boxes can even be converted into fun play houses for your cats. You can try everything à la carte before committing to a Meal Plan subscription, too. See their full catalog of meal options and accessories here.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

3. Smalls

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The Cost: Averages between $90-$120 a month. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Freshly cooked food, freeze-dried raw food, and dry kibble options.

How It Works: Smalls delivers nutritious, human-grade, high-protein cat food directly to your door. Start with a sampler pack to see which flavors and formulas your cat prefers, and then customize your deliveries according to your cat’s preferences and any goals (such as weight loss). Smalls also offers toys, treats, and even litter (because your cat deserves an inviting cat box, too!), and add-ons like “Liquid Gold” (aka chicken broth) to make the transition to a new food more inviting – cat owners know how finicky our feline friends can be!

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

Read our Smalls Cat Food review here!

 

4. Raised Right

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The Cost: Pricing varies depending on how much food you’d like per month, but you can expect prices around $160 a month. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Fresh, cooked food.

How It Works: Raised Right is a family-owned, human-grade pet food company that makes “home-cooked style” whole-food recipes for dogs and cats. Every single batch they cook gets lab safety tested for pathogens to help ensure it’s safe for your pet to eat. They work alongside world-renowned veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker, and pet food formulation expert Steve Brown to formulate limited ingredient recipes that are low in carbs. After you fill out your cat’s profile, you’ll be given a custom food plan.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

5. Darwin’s Natural Selections Raw Cat Food

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The Cost: Pricing varies depending on your cat’s profile, but you can expect around $20-$25 a week. Sign up here!

COUPON: Try the premium raw food 10 lbs. for $14.95 (a $63.90 value). No coupon needed - just use this link.

Type of Food: Raw food.

How It Works: Darwin’s Natural Selections cat food is 100% real meat (chicken, turkey, or lamb) and contains no animal by-products or fillers. This grain-free meal provides complete and balanced nutrition and helps to ensure your cat lives a long and healthy life. All the turkey, chicken, and lamb in Darwin’s Natural Selections are pasture-raised and free-roaming (cage-free), with no added antibiotics, steroids, or artificial hormones.

Darwin’s also offers Intelligent Design™ Veterinary Formulas. These meals require a prescription from a vet. These are specialized meals designed to provide extra support to cats facing certain health issues or food allergies. These highly palatable and nutritious meals use only hormone-free (no added hormones), antibiotic-free, and pesticide-free meats, with no grains, added fillers, or chemical preservatives.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

6. Savage Cat Food

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The Cost: Price will depend on your cat’s food needs. A box with 28 three-ounce packets is $77. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Raw food.

How It Works: Savage Cat Food believes in increasing your cat’s health and longevity by feeding it a raw, prey-based diet. Savage Cat Food contains real animal bone and marrow, which provide additional nutrients that can’t be found in regular raw meat. Each individual packet makes serving easier, too. You can order a subscription or an individual box. All meals are shipped frozen with dry ice with 1-2 day delivery.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

7. My Pet Carnivore

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The Cost: Varies depending on the meat type. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Raw food.

How It Works: My Pet Carnivore is dedicated to providing quality, healthy raw meat meals and pet products (like raw goat’s milk) for cats and dogs, much of which is sourced from single family farm in the USA. They have a wide variety of options to choose from, and a subscription isn’t necessary. If you aren’t familiar with the raw food approach to cat food, their catalog may be a bit intimidating, but you can get all the details on this unique diet type right here.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

8. Bobcat Raw Food

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The Cost: Expect about $3.70 a day for an adult cat. Sign up here!

Type of Food: Raw food.

How It Works: Bobcat meals are complete, balanced, and conveniently portioned into 3 oz. pouches that take the guesswork out of feeding. (They recommend feeding two pouches a day to an adult cat). All Bobcat Raw Food meals are handmade in small batches in Houston, Texas. You’ll save 2% with the subscription option, or you can buy à la carte to find which offering your kitty likes best.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

9. Primal Pet Foods

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The Cost: $42 for a 14 oz bag. See what’s in store here!

Type of Food: Freeze-dried raw food.

How It Works: Primal Pet Foods makes one of the easiest-to-serve raw food options: just add water to the naturally preserved nuggets. The nuggets are made with antibiotic-, hormone-, and steroid-free meat and organs, along with fresh ground bone for calcium supplementation. Their formulas also incorporate certified organic produce, certified organic minerals, and unrefined vitamins to fortify the complete and balanced nutrition for all life stages. You get all the benefits of a raw ancestral diet in a highly-palatable, freeze-dried form that’s fast and easy to serve.

FYI – Primal Pet does not sell on their website, but you can order these from Chewy.com and sign up for autoship to receive regular shipments.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

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10. Chewy

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The Cost: Pricing varies based on order size. Check out their offerings here!

Type of Food: A wide variety including wet, dry, raw, and freeze-dried raw food.

How It Works: If you’re not necessarily looking to change your cat food, but wish to set up a subscription instead to save yourself the trouble of ordering it each month (or going to the store), we highly recommend Chewy.com. You’ll save 5% off the regular price when you set up an auto-shipment subscription (and they often offer additional discounts off the first box), and you can cancel at any time. Best part? You can add in extras for your fluffiest pal, like an extra toy, hygiene products, treats, cat litter, and more.

Check out our full review of Chewy here!

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

11. Petco

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The Cost: Pricing varies based on order size. Explore their full catalog here!

Type of Food: A wide variety including wet, dry, and vet-authorized food.

How It Works: Another good option for setting up auto-shipment subscriptions to your preferred cat food is Petco. Like Chewy, they also offer 5% off the regular price when you set up an auto-shipment and their cat food offerings include both fresh and frozen food.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 

12. Loyal Companion

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The Cost: Pricing varies based on order size. Explore their full catalog here!

Type of Food: A wide variety including wet, dry, and raw food.

How It Works: Loyal Companion is another great option for setting up regular deliveries of cat food, dog food, and pet supplies. They offer 20% off your first autoship order and 5% off each delivery after that. Offering a wide variety of cat foods, including raw food, wet, and dry, you’ll be sure to find what you need and a food your cat friend will love – see all cat food options here.

Ships to: The 48 contiguous states.

 


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Have you tried any of these or other cat food subscription options? Let us know in the comments!


Written by Julie O’Boyle-Sharp

Julie O’Boyle-Sharp

As a copywriter and editor, Julie crafts reviews and articles for MSA. Her favorite subscription boxes are any that introduce her to new products in the clean beauty, sustainable style, and outdoor adventure realms. A self-described “outdoor cat”, Julie enjoys taking advantage of everything her home state of Maine has to offer and spends her free time hiking, surfing, snowboarding, trail running, and doing volunteer trail maintenance. When she’s not penning reviews or spending time outdoors, Julie can be found snuggling with her two cats and working on her blog, By Julie Sharp, which celebrates secondhand style, sustainability, and adventure.