Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ j/d™ Feline Chicken

Clinically proven to help cats walk, run, play and climb stairs more easily, by soothing aching joints and preserving healthy cartilage.

 

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  • Key Benefits

    Clinically proven to help cats walk, run, play and climb stairs more easily, by soothing aching joints and preserving healthy cartilage.

     


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Omega-3 fatty acids High Soothes tissues and eases aching joints.
    Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) High Helps to maintain healthy cartilage by down-regulating the expression of genes that activate production of cartilage-destroying enzymes, an action specific to DHA and ALA.
    Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulphate High (only in dry food) G&C are the building blocks of joint cartilage
    Ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids Low Soothes inflamed tissues and eases aching joints by reducing pro-inflammatory mediators.
    L-Carnitine High Facilitates conversion of fat to energy. This helps to limit stress on the joints by limiting weight gain and maintaining lean body mass.
    DL-Methionine. Manganese Increased In combination helps to maintain healthy joint cartilage.
    Protein; Calcium; Phosphorus; Sodium Controlled Provides an ideal balance for good health. Avoids excessive intake which may contribute to ill health.
    Superior antioxidant formula Added Helps neutralise free radicals in the joints.


    Indications:

    • The support of the metabolism of joints in the case of osteoarthritis in adult cats.

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Kittens
    • Pregnant or lactating queens

     

    Additional Info:

    • Contains high levels of :
      • DHA ( A type of Omega 3 Fatty Acid),
      • Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids and
      • Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulphate
    • Clinically proven to help cats walk, run, play and climb stairs more easily in as little as 28 days
    • Also Proven8 to help maintain healthy cartilage &  ease aching joints
    • j/d helps to interrupt the cycle of osteoarthritis and is an alternative to Glucosamine & Chondroitin supplements
    • In 4 weeks, older cats were clinically proven8 to benefit from Hill's Advanced Mobility Formula by showing:
      • significantly less stiffness,
      • significant improvements in activity, agility, and grooming, and
      • more interaction with their owners and with other pets.
    • The use of DHA and ALA to preserve healthy cartilage in cats exemplifies Hill's leadership in pioneering fatty acid technology.
    • Fresh Pack System to preserve fatty acids and to maintain the quality of j/d™ Feline dry.

    Other Products to Consider

    Other products to consider:

    • For joint support for cats with chronic kidney disease: 
      Prescription Diet™ k/d+Mobility.

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    These ranges are a starting point only, because cats' needs vary.  Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    Body weight (kg) Cans 156 g Dry grams
    2 1/2 15
    3 1/2 30
    4 1 20
    5 1 30
    6 1 40
    7 + 1 8 per kg

    Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Dry grams
    2 30 - 40
    3 40 - 55
    4 50 - 70
    5 60 - 80
    6 65 - 95
    7 + 12 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken: Maize, chicken (29%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, animal fat, brewers' rice, dried beet pulp, fish oil, minerals, pea bran meal, digest, soybean oil, DL-methionine, taurine, vitamins, crustacean shell hydrolysate (source of glucosamine), trace elements, pork cartilage (source of chondroitin sulphate) and beta-carotene. With natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    4024 kcal/kg (402 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 31.7 33.7 7.9 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 20.0 21.3 5.0 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.1 2.3 0.5 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 34.8 37.1 8.7 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.85 0.91 212 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.63 0.67 156 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.30 0.31 73 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.71 0.75 176 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.076 0.081 19 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.20 0.21 50 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 513.6 ppm 546.4 ppm 12.76 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 106 ppm 113 ppm 2.63 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 561 IU/kg 597 IU/kg 13.94 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.267 0.284 66.4 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.10 1.17 273 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.61 3.84 896 mg / 100 kcal
    Chondroitin Sulphate 825 ppm 878 ppm 20.50 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 1289 ppm 1371 ppm 32 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 5.4 5.7 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 3.71 ppm 3.95 ppm 0.09 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 6.0
    Vitamin A 6290 IU/kg 6691 IU/kg 156 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 623 IU/kg 662 IU/kg 15.5 IU / 100 kcal

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