Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food
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A Cat's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food

If a domesticated cat could speak human, we might hear something about digestive care. A cat's digestive health can be negatively affected by a great many things that upset their stomach, disrupt their normal kidney function, and generally their bodily system.

Good thing that there are cat food brands that prioritize a cat's digestive healthcare, specifically Hill's Prescription Diet k/d. Hill's pioneering research and great nutritional formulas drastically transform a pet's life The cat food brand Hill conducts 5 million quality and safety checks per year to ensure the highest standard of quality.

Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed the #1 vet-recommended Hill's Prescription Diet k/d to balance a cat's highest nutritional needs and to specifically care for the cat's kidneys. The Hill's Prescription k/d cat foods are therapeutic and guarantee a happy and active life, your cat would meow.

Why should your cat eat Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food?

Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians manufactured Prescription Diet k/d specifically to support their kidney function and help sustain muscle mass. The nutrition of k/d is clinically tested nutrition to improve & lengthen quality of life.

How does Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food work?

A kidneys' role is to filter waste and toxins from the blood, such as phosphorus and sodium, and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. As cats are getting older, decreased kidney function (i.e., renal cats) is more likely to occur. Cats then experience a decreased appetite, caloric intake, and loss of muscle mass.

This recipe creates an unfavorable environment for the formulation of kidney crystals and stones by controlling the kidney's phosphorus and sodium levels, protects essential kidney and heart function via its amount of L-Carnitine and omega-3 fatty acids, and supports cats' natural ability to build lean muscle via the food's high level of amino acids.

Hill's new Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) technology has specially tailored to renal cats in the future in improved kidney care by stimulating their appetite and increasing their caloric intake.

Nutritional Value

The Hill's Prescription Diet k/d products list their specific ingredients. Below are the crude nutritional values in protein, fat, and fiber:

Crude Protein (5.0 %) is the measure of all sources of nitrogen and includes nonprotein nitrogen, which may have no human value. Crude protein is a chemical analysis of the protein (e.g., chicken, milk, etc.) and non-protein (e.g., grains) amounts in the food.

Crude Fat (3.0 %) is the term for fat-soluble materials such as lipid content in your cat's food when ingested.

Crude Fiber (1.5 %) is a measure of indigestible cellulose, pentosans, lignin, and other components of this type of chemical fibers. It has little food value but provides major intestinal tract peristalsis, a wave-like muscle contraction to relax the stomach muscles.

Daily Feeding Guide and Care Instructions

A cat's body weight, age, and condition affect how much your feline is given daily. Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food products are the 24-packs 2.9 oz. cans Vegetable Tuna and Rice Stew, 2.9 oz. cans of Chicken and Vegetable Stew Flavor, 5.5 oz. cans of Chicken Flavor, and 5.5 oz. cans of Tuna Flavor.

Adult Feline maintenance
Adult Cat Weight (lbs.) Feeding Amount per Day (can) 6 1 can 8 1 can 10 1 can 12 1 can 14 2 cans 16 2 cans 18 2 cans

Adjust your cat's daily feeding to a necessary amount to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.

Transition to Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food

For best and safe results, gradually transition over seven days by decreasing the amount of current cat food while increasing the amount of new pet food.

On days 1 and 2, start by mixing 75% of the current food with 25% of the new food. On days 3 and 4, mix 50% of each. On days 5 and 6, mix 25% of the old diet with 75% of the new food. On day 7, exclusively feed the Hill's Prescription Diet k/d diet.

Keep fresh water available at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition. Exclusively feed the recommended Hill's Prescription Diet k/d canned food.

Storage

After using a portion of the can, cover and refrigerate the unused food.

Concluding Thoughts

The most important thing that you should know about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care Canned Cat Food is its clinically tested nutrition improves and lengthens quality of life!

Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet k/d provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats.

How Much K/D Should I Feed My Cat?
Answer

The administration of Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Food will depend on the catโ€™s age, weight, and health conditions. You may contact your veterinarian for the exact dosage applicable for your cat based on their physical conditions. Alternatively, you can refer to the feeding guide on the pack to know the exact dosage basis bodyweight of your cat. The cans are 5.5 ounces or 156g in weight. To maintain the optimal body weight the feed can vary from 1 feed can to 2 ? feed cans per day for a bodyweight ranging from 6 pounds to 18 pounds. Refer feeding guide on the pack for the exact feed quantity. The leftover feed should be covered and kept under refrigeration. You should transfer your cat gradually from the old food to the new one over a course of 7 days. Keep plenty of fresh water available for the cat at all times. Get an appointment with your veterinarian to have your cat checked at regular intervals. Store the pack away from your children and pets.

Can Healthy Cats Eat K/D Food?
Answer

Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Food specializes in helping cats with renal issues to gain weight. If there are healthy cats in the house with a renal condition cat, then Hill's K/D can be fed to them as well. Since Hill's K/D is a high-quality maintenance feed, it will help the cats that ingest it.

Is Tuna Good For a Renal Diet for Cats?
Answer

The kidney support diets available in the market are generally preferred by cats. They support the cats to slow the rate of progression of their renal ailments. Tuna, an inexpensive source of protein, is good for the kidneys. Mixing tuna juice, water, and low sodium chicken broth with the special diets may lead to increased acceptance by your cat.

How Does Hills K D Work for Cats?
Answer

Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Food helps your cat to recover from renal conditions. With increasing age, felines often lose their ability to maintain the normal balance of body fluids and filter waste. The damage to kidney tissues may result in such a condition. Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Foodโ€™s recipe by controlling the kidney's sodium and phosphorus levels, creates an unfavorable environment for the development of stones. Hill's K/D with the help of omega-3 fatty acids and L-Carnitine, protects essential kidney and heart function. It also helps your cat build lean muscles with the help of amino acids.

Does Dry Food Cause Kidney Failure in Cats?
Answer

The risk of lower urinary tract diseases and chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases when cats are on dry food. This is primarily because they tend to drink less water when on a dry food feed.

How Fast Does Kidney Disease Progress in Cats?
Answer

Kidney diseases without any additional ailments generally take 8-10 years to reach the termination of life. Cats with diabetic conditions have a shorter life span if they also have a dysfunctional kidney.

What Is the Best Wet Cat Food for Kidney Disease?
Answer

Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Food, developed by Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians, is recommended by veterinarians because of its superior quality. You may use it for your cat. Contact your veterinarian before starting administration. Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Food helps your cat to recover from renal conditions. Hill's Prescription Diet K/D Kidney Care Canned Cat Foodโ€™s recipe by controlling the kidney's sodium and phosphorus levels, creates an unfavorable environment for the development of stones. Hill's K/D with the help of omega-3 fatty acids and L-Carnitine, protects essential heart and kidney function. It also helps your cat build lean muscles with the help of amino acids.

Is Chicken Good For Cats With Kidney Disease?
Answer

Sodium in diets worsens kidney damages by increasing blood pressure. Diets designed with low sodium levels are best suited for a cat with kidney disease. So a low sodium chicken can only be given to such cats.

Is Wet or Dry Food Better for Cats With Kidney Disease?
Answer

Wet or canned food should be preferred over dry food for cats with kidney diseases. The risk of lower urinary tract diseases and chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases when cats are on dry food. This is primarily because they tend to drink less water when on a dry food feed.

What Ingredient in Cat Food Causes Urinary Problems?
Answer

Magnesium and phosphorus are responsible for the formation of stones in kidneys and urinary issues in cats.

Moisture: Max. 78.0 %
Protein: Min. 5.0 %
Fat: Min. 3.0 %
Crude Fiber: Max. 1.5 %
Taurine: Min. 0.08 %

Water, Chicken, Pork Liver, Brewers Rice, Tuna, Modified Rice Starch, Dried Whey, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Fish Oil, Chicken Fat, Egg Product, Powdered Cellulose, Calcium Sulfate, L-Threonine, Potassium Citrate, Guar Gum, Natural Flavor, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, L-Arginine, L-Carnitine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate), Beta-Carotene.

Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. With your veterinarian's approval, mix increasing amounts of your cat's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. For maximum benefit, this product must be fed as the only food. Supplementation is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food.

BK24902 - PD Feline kd tuna.pate Can - Adult maintenance - using 5.5 oz (156 g) can
Daily Feeding Guide
Weight of Cat - lb (kg) Amount per Day
6 lb (2,7 kg) 1 can
8 lb (3,6 kg) 1 1/3 cans
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 1/2 cans
12 lb (5,4 kg) 1 3/4 cans
14 lb (6,4 kg) 2 cans
16 lb (7,3 kg) 2 1/4 cans
18 lb (8,2 kg) 2 1/3 cans

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.For best results & safety practices:Cover and refrigerate unused portion Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food & treats.Keep fresh water available at all times.Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.

Option UPC/SKU
5.5 oz, 24-pack, Chicken Flavor 052742945316
2.9 oz, 24-pack, Chicken & Vegetable Stew Flavor 052742339313
2.9 oz, 24-pack, Vegetable, Tuna, & Rice Stew Flavor 052742339412
5.5 oz, 24-pack, Tuna Flavor 052742269818

How to Order Prescriptions Online

1. Find the Right Product

Make sure it matches your pets prescription. Donโ€™t forget to compare the dosage for pills/capsules!

2. Add to Cart

Just like any other online store. Make sure the quantity matches whatโ€™s been prescribed by your vetinarian.

3. Tell Us About Your Pet and Vet

Answer some questions during checkout and weโ€™ll contact your vet and verify the prescription for you. You can also mail us the written prescription.

4. Thatโ€™s It!

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