Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food
Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food
Hover image to zoom Tap and hold image to zoom more images
Refills on File
Your pet {{refill.petName}} has {{refill.refillsRemaining}} refill{{refill.refillsRemaining>1?'s':''}} for [{{refill.options}}] which will expire on {{refill.expiresOn}}.
{{refill.petName}}'s refills for this have expired on {{refill.expiresOn}}
At a Glance
Urinary Care
Reduces the risk of struvite stone formation and promotes desirable urine pH levels
This nutritionally complete and balanced diet supports a healthy immune system
Low magnesium & phosphorus levels to help minimize the buildup of minerals and crystals

Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food

List Price:
{{list_price * quantity | currency}}
List Price:
{{list_price * quantity | currency}}
List Price:
{{list_price * quantity | currency}}
List Price:
See price in cart
PetPlus Price:
{{petplus_price * quantity |currency}}
PetPlus Price:
See price in cart
Sale Price:
{{sale_price * quantity|currency}}w/code {{siteCode}}
Your Price:
See price in cart
Savings:
{{petplus_savings_amount * quantity|currency}} ({{petplus_savings_percent}}%)
Savings:
{{coupon_savings_amount * quantity|currency}} ({{coupon_savings_percent}}%)
Join PetPlus today and get this for {{intro_price_total|currency}}
Join PetPlus today and {{use_strict_map_rules?"see price in cart":"get this for a special price"}}

inlowout of stock
{{tier1Label}}
{{tier2Label}}
{{customizeLabel}}
{{quantityLabel}}
Get notified as soon as this becomes available
Thank you.
We will email {{notifyEmail}} when this is back in stock.
Limit ( {{ selected_sku_data.cartLimit }} ) per customer. Orders for more than this may not be fulfilled.
Item cannot be shipped to: AA, AE, AP
Shipping is always free with PetPlus | Arrives in 1-3 days
Free shipping over $48 | Arrives in 1-3 days
Select Autoship options at checkout
At a Glance
Urinary Care
Reduces the risk of struvite stone formation and promotes desirable urine pH levels
This nutritionally complete and balanced diet supports a healthy immune system
Low magnesium & phosphorus levels to help minimize the buildup of minerals and crystals

The Complete Guide To Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food

What Is Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food?

If your cat is suffering from urinary discomfort and has a tendency to develop bladder stones, Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food might just be the diet you need to prevent that. Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food is designed to dissolve these stones and support your cat's urinary health.

Can Cats Have Bladder Stones?

Both cats and dogs can get bladder stones. These bladder stones in cats are called uroliths or cystic calculi. These stones are composed of minerals that crystallize in your cat's urinary system and bladder. These can occur as a single massive stone or multiple smaller stones, or a combination of both.

Bladder stones in cats are caused by some sort of inflammation of the bladder or because of some infection. If you see any blood in your cat's urine or if you see your cat is struggling to urinate, then you should speak to your vet about checking for bladder stones.

You might notice that your cat has become lethargic or show other signs of discomfort. Cats often urinate outside their litter box when they are sick, and you should keep an eye out for this behavior. Male cats are more prone to developing bladder stones, though this condition occurs in both male and female cats.

What Causes Bladder Stones in Cats?

Bladder stones are caused by crystals in your cat's urine that solidify into a stone over time. The minerals these crystals are made of are present in your cat's body naturally. However, when the concentration of these minerals increases, they begin to crystalize. The edges of the crystals are sharp and cut into your cat's bladder, making it produce mucus.

The mucus then binds the crystals into stones. This process occurs because of an increase in urinary pH, if the protein isn't processed correctly by your cat's body and ends up in the urine, and if your cat isn't having enough water and their urine becomes concentrated. This process can happen in as fast as a few weeks!

How Does Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food Help?

Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food is a prescription medical diet that is specifically made to alleviate the cause of bladder stones. Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food prevents minerals from crystalizing, preventing struvite stones.

Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food adjusts the pH level of your cat's urine and makes it unfavorable for stone formation. Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food is made with low levels of phosphorus and magnesium, minerals that support stone formation but are essential to your cat's nutritional needs.

Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food contains all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients your cat needs to support their immune system during this stressful time. The precise combinations of ingredients in Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food ensure your cat goes on to live a happy, healthy life!

How Much Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food Should I Feed Daily?

The amount of Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food your cat needs depends on their weight. You can use the following guidelines:

Cat's Weight Daily Amount (g)
6 lbs 40g
8 lbs 45g
10 lbs 60g
12 lbs 75g
14 lbs 80g
16 lbs 90g
18 lbs 100g

Divide the recommended daily amount of food by the number of meals you give your cat every day to determine how much you need to give at each meal. Make sure you're not giving the total daily amount for each meal; otherwise, you risk overfeeding your cat. This can lead to obesity, which negatively affects every aspect of your cat's life.

Additionally, when you start to give your cat Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food, make sure you are transitioning the new diet in just seven days. Animals can react adversely to new foods, and introducing it mixed in with their new food will increase palatability and lower chances of rejection.

Are There Any Precautions or Side Effects of Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food?

There are no adverse side effects of Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food. However, eating this can increase your cat's urine output and, subsequently, increase their thirst. Make sure your cat has access to a clean bowl of water at all times when feeding Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food.

Additionally, if you have multiple cats at home, make sure only the cat with bladder stones gets to eat Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food. Since this is a medical diet, it can mess up your other cats' healthy systems and have unknown adverse reactions.

Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Can I Give Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food to My Dog?

    Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food should not be given to dogs. Your dog's body chemistry is very different, and you can risk your dog becoming ill. If your dog is suffering from bladder stones, buy Hill's Prescription Diet Urinary Care Dry Dog Food instead.

  2. Does Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food Need a Prescription?

    Yes, Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food needs to be prescribed by a vet. This is because the food is made to solve a specific medical problem, and your cat might not need to continue having it after the problem is solved.

  3. Is This Food Grain or Gluten-Free?

    Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food contains corn gluten meal and brewer's rice. If your dog is allergic to any of these, you should let your vet know about these allergies before starting your cat on this diet.

  4. Is This Safe for Kittens?

    Hill's Prescription Diet s/d Urinary Care Dry Cat Food is usually prescribed for adult cats. If you suspect your kitten has bladder stones, you should consult your vet for confirmation and advice on what food would best suit your kitten.

Crude Protein 30.0% min
Crude Fat 23.0% min
Crude Fiber 1.0% max
Calcium 0.65% min
Calcium 1.3.0% max
Phosphorus 0.5% min
Phosphorus 0.9% max
Magnesium 0.08% max
Taurine 0.1% min
Vitamin E 550 IU/kg min

Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Pork Fat, Corn Gluten Meal, Dried Egg Product, Calcium Sulfate, Lactic Acid, Chicken Liver Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.

523 kcal/cup

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. For best results & safety practices: Gradually transition to your pets new food over a 7 day period. Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food & canned food. Keep fresh water available at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your pets condition.

Transition Instructions

A gradual transition to a new pet food is important to avoid digestive upset. To transition, mix your pet's current food with the new food. Over 7 days, gradually decrease the amount of the current pet food while increasing the amount of new pet food. In some cases, your veterinarian may recommend no transition or a shorter transition time.

Adult maintenance
Daily Feeding Guide
Weight of Cat Amount per Day
6 lb (2,7 kg) 1/3 cup (40 g)
8 lb (3,6 kg) 3/8 cup (45 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1/2 cup (60 g)
12 lb (5,4 kg) 5/8 cup (75 g)
14 lb (6,4 kg) 2/3 cup (80 g)
16 lb (7,3 kg) 3/4 cup (90 g)
18 lb (8,2 kg) 3/4 cup (90 g)

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.For best results & safety practices:Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food & canned food.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
4 lb Bag, Chicken Flavor 052742588803

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!

If the prescription has any refills, processing your future orders for that medication can be expedited.

Related Articles

Image for Using Methio-Form (Methionine) for Urinary Stones
Using Methio-Form (Methionine) for Urinary Stones

Methionine, the Medication Found in Methio-Form, is for Treating Urinary Stones in Dogs

Read More
Image for Using Primidone for Dogs to Control Seizures
Using Primidone for Dogs to Control Seizures

Primidone (Phenobarbital) Controls Severity and Frequency of Seizures Associated with Epilepsy in Dogs, and is Rarely Used to Treat Cats

Read More
Image for About Clomicalm for OCD and Anxiety in Dogs
About Clomicalm for OCD and Anxiety in Dogs

Clomipramine (Medication in Clomicalm) is an Anti-Depressant Medication to Treat Anxiety in Dogs

Read More

Customers Also Bought These Items

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

0 / 5
* = required

New Product Review


Uploaded Image 1
Uploaded Image 2
Uploaded Image 3
  • {{error}}
SUBMIT REVIEW

This product has no reviews yet. Write a review.

Verified Recommended
{{review.review_title}}

{{review.review_text}}

Submitted User Image
Page 1 of 0