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

A high protein, low carbohydrate food proven to help manage cats with diabetes mellitus.

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  • Key Benefits

    A high protein, low carbohydrate food proven to help manage cats with diabetes mellitus.


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Carbohydrate Low Encourages fat metabolism to provide energy. Helps improve insulin sensitivity and blood glucose regulation.
    Protein High Helps preserve lean body mass. Helps provide a more uniform supply of glucose via gluconeogenesis.
    L-Carnitine Supplemented Helps improve glucose utilisation. Contributes to faster weight reduction and maintenance of lean muscle mass.
    Arginine Increased Helps stimulate insulin secretion
    Fibre Moderate Promotes satiety. Helps improve glycaemic control.
    Superior antioxidant formula Added Helps neutralise free radicals that can lead to diabetic complications.


    Indications:

    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Overweight cats
    • Not recommended for cats with chronic kidney disease

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Kittens
    • Pregnant or lactating queens
    • Cats with chronic kidney disease

     

    Additional Info:

    • Monitor insulin dosage closely. After changing to m/d™ Feline the requirements for insulin may decrease significantly. It is recommended that when switching to m/d™ Feline the effect of insulin should be monitored; initially the dose may need to be reduced by 25-50 %, especially if a cat has been receiving a high dose of insulin.
    • Do not allow obese cats to fast for more than 2 days.

    Other Products to Consider

    Other products to consider

    For weight loss: 

    • Prescription Diet™ Metabolic Feline
    • Prescription Diet™ r/d™ Feline

    For diabetes mellitus:

    • Prescription Diet™ w/d™ Feline

  • 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.

    Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Dry grams Dry grams
    2 20 - 30 30 - 40
    3 25 - 35 40 - 55
    4 35 - 45 50 - 70
    5 40 - 55 60 - 85
    6 45 - 65 70 - 95
    7 + 8 per kg 12 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Cans 156 g Dry grams Cans 156 g Dry grams
    2 1/2 5 1/2 15
    3 1/2 10 1 10
    4 1/2 20 1 20
    5 1 10 1 30
    6 1 15 1 40
    7 + 1 4 per kg 1 8 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken: maize gluten meal, chicken (32%) and turkey meal, pea protein, animal fat, wheat, cellulose, minerals, digest, dried beet pulp, L-carnitine, taurine, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3950 kcal/kg (395 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 47.7 50.7 12.1 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.7 20.9 5.0 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 3.6 3.8 0.9 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 17.3 18.4 4.4 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.83 0.89 211 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.71 0.75 179 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.29 0.31 73 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.77 0.81 194 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.080 0.085 20 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.30 0.32 77 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 522.9 ppm 556.2 ppm 13.24 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 108 ppm 115 ppm 2.74 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 576 IU/kg 612 IU/kg 14.57 IU / 100 kcal

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