Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Cat Food with Chicken

Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage cats with kidney disease and is clinically tested nutrition to improve & lengthen quality of life, and preserve lean muscle mass.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage cats with kidney disease and is clinically tested nutrition to improve & lengthen quality of life, and preserve lean muscle mass.


    * 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

    Indications:

    • Kidney disease
    • Urate & cystine urolithiasis management 
    • General liver disorders 

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing kittens, pregnant or nursing cats.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    A two-year clinical study of cats with naturally occurring chronic kidney disease compared the effects of feeding the nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline versus a typical adult grocery food:1

      • Improved Quality of Life - Fed Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline to cats with IRIS stage 2 and 3 kidney disease (serum creatinine between 2.1-4.5 mg/dL) resulted in no uremic episodes, while 26% of the control group experienced uremic crises.
      • Body Condition and Body Weight Maintenance - Cats eating Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline maintained their body condition and body weight.2 3



     

     

    Additional Info:

    • The nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage Chronic Kidney Disease  (CKD) and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.1  Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline contains high levels of essential amino acids and L-Carnitine to support the cat's natural ability to build muscle mass daily.
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

    Other Products to Consider

    • For cats with chronic kidney disease: Prescription Diet® k/d® Feline comes in a variety of flavors both wet and dry.
    • For cats with non-proteinuric early-stage chronic kidney disease: Prescription Diet® k/d® Early Support Feline.
    • For cats with chronic kidney disease and concurrent osteoarthritis/degenerative joint disease (DJD): Prescription Diet® k/d®+Mobility Feline.

    References:

    1. Ross SJ, Osborne CA, Kirk CA et al., Clinical evaluation of dietary modification for treatment of spontaneous chronic kidney disease in cats, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2006; 229 (6): 949-957.

    2. Yamka RM, Mendelez L., Maintenance of lean body mass in senior cats fed a low protein therapeutical renal food. (Abstr) ACVIM Forum 2010.

    3. Kirk, CA, Hickman MA., Dietary protein requirement of cats with spontaneous renal disease (Abstr) J Veterinary Intern Med. 2000: 14 (3) 351

     


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over at least a 7 day period. Some cats need up to 3-4 weeks for full acceptance. 
    • Avoid transitioning to the new food during periods of illness or hospitalization. A food aversion may develop, causing decreased acceptance of the food when the pet is feeling better.
    • To increase compliance with the nutrition: Offer different varieties of flavors & textures from Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® such as Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® stews or Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® canned food.

    Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Cans 156 g
    2 3/4
    3 1
    4 1 1/4
    5 1 1/2
    6 1 2/3
    7 + 1/4 per kg

    Prescription Diet k/d Feline with Chicken Can Morroco only- Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Cans 156 g
    2 3/4
    3 1
    4 1 1/4
    5 1 1/2
    6 1 2/3
    7 + 1/4 per kg

    Prescription Diet™ k/d™ Pâté Feline is a complete dietetic pet food for the support of renal function in cases of chronic or temporary renal insufficiency in adult cats. This dietetic pet food has a low level of phosphorus and a restricted level of protein of high quality.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Pork, chicken (10%), brewers' rice, dried egg, various sugars, animal fat, minerals, rice starch, cellulose, egg protein, fish oil, soybean oil, taurine, vitamins and trace elements. Coloured with caramel.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    177 (156g can)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 8.5 29.7 7.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 6.6 22.9 5.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.7 2.4 0.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 11.3 39.2 9.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.24 0.84 211 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.14 0.48 121 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.07 0.26 65 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.32 1.10 279 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.016 0.054 14 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.13 0.45 113 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 156.8 ppm 546.5 ppm 13.81 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 27 ppm 95 ppm 2.40 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 285 IU/kg 993 IU/kg 25.10 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.090 0.313 79.1 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.089 0.309 78.1 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.30 1.03 262 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.09 3.79 959 mg / 100 kcal
    Chondroitin Sulphate 16 ppm 55 ppm 1.39 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 650 ppm 2266 ppm 57 mg / 100 kcal

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