Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Early Stage Cat Food

Clinically proven nutrition to help sustain vital kidney function & healthy body condition

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  • Key Benefits

    Clinically proven nutrition to help sustain vital kidney function & healthy body condition



    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    High-quality, highly digestible protein Moderate levels (15% more than Prescription Diet™ k/d™) Helps sustain vital kidney function & healthy body condition.
    Phosphorus Controlled Helps slow progression of kidney disease.
    Non-protein calories Increased Help ensure adequate energy intake and avoid protein catabolism.
    Essential amino acids at least 200% versus FEDIAF minimum requirements Help maintain lean muscle mass.
    L-carnitine High levels Help maintain lean muscle mass.
    Dietary buffering capacity Increased Helps counteract metabolic acidosis.
    Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) Supplemented Help improve renal blood flow.
    Sodium Reduced Helps minimise systemic and renal hypertension. Limits fluid retention in cardiac disorders.
    Soluble fibre Increased Helps decrease ammonia reabsorption in the bowel. Lowers blood urea level.
    B-complex vitamins Increased Combat increased urinary losses due to polyuria.
    Clinically proven antioxidants Added Neutralise free radicals to support kidney function.

    Indications:

    • Non-proteinuric early-stage Chronic Kidney Disease (IRIS stages 1-2)
    • Cardiac disorders

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Kittens
    • Pregnant or lactating queens
    • Cats with sodium depletion
    • Chronic Kidney Disease with proteinuria or IRIS stages 3-4

     

    Additional Info:

    Nutrition clinically proven to stabilise markers of kidney function in early-stage CKD cats


    Other Products to Consider

    • For cats with Chronic Kidney Disease and proteinuria or IRIS stages 3-4: Prescription Diet™ k/d™ Feline
    • For cats with Chronic Kidney Disease and osteoarthritis: Prescription Diet™ k/d™ + Mobility Feline

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    These ranges are a starting point only because cats' needs vary.1,2 Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimum body weight. 

    Feeding Guide

    Body Weight (kg) Dry grams
    2 35
    3 45
    4 55
    5 65
    6 75
    7 + 12 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    Body Weight (kg) Pouches 85g Dry grams
    2 1 15
    3 1 25
    4 1 40
    5 1 50
    6 1 60
    7 + 1 10 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Maize gluten meal, brewers' rice, animal fat, dried peas, pea protein, chicken and turkey meal, wheat, dried beet pulp, dried whole egg, minerals, rice protein concentrate, digest, fish oil, soybean oil, L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    4215 kcal/kg (422 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 5 %
    Protein 32.1 % 33.6 % 7.6 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 21.6 % 22.6 % 5.1 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 34.7 % 36.3 % 8.2 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.8 % 1.9 % 0.4 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 5.3 % 5.5 % 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Soluble Fiber 1.1 % 1.1 % 0.2 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.72 % 0.76 % 171 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.46 % 0.48 % 108 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.75 % 0.78 % 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.23 % 0.24 % 55 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.07 % 0.073 % 17 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.2 % 0.21 % 47 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 19159 IU/kg 20062 IU/kg 455 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 68 ppm 71 ppm 1.61 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 1817 IU/kg 1902 IU/kg 43.1 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 446 IU/kg 467 IU/kg 10.58 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.91 % 0.95 % 216 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.69 % 3.86 % 875 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 4.19 ppm 4.39 ppm 0.1 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 569.5 ppm 596.3 ppm 13.51 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 378 ppm 395 ppm 9 mg / 100 kcal

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