Hill's Prescription Diet g/d Feline Early Cardiac - Healthy Aging Dry Cat Food, 4-lb bag

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Description

As cats age, they may require food designed to help reduce nutrient excesses that could be harmful to their system. For example, high levels of sodium, phosphorus and protein can cause increased workload in the kidneys and heart. Kidneys are very important to the health of your cats because they remove waste substances from the blood and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. Once kidney damage occurs, the consequences are usually irreversible. The heart is the most important organ in you pet's body, and factors such as age or weight may affect its function. Poor heart health can affect your cat's lifestyle and mood. Because the food your cat eats plays an important role in his or her overall health and well-being, at Hill's, nutritionists and veterinarians developed clinical nutrition especially formulated to support your older cat's kidney and heart for overall health.

Key Benefits

  • Clinical nutrition especially formulated to support your older cat's kidney and heart for overall health
  • Reduced phosphorus to minimize stress on aging kidneys and reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Optimal fat levels reduce pancreatic workload and minimize fluid retention
  • Added taurine helps maintain normal heart muscle function for your senior feline
  • Targeted levels of high quality protein coupled with clinically proven antioxidants make this prescription the perfect diet to help your cat continue to enjoy a happy and active life

Special Note

Hill's Prescription Diets require a veterinary prescription. This product will not be shipped until a copy of a valid prescription authorization is faxed to 1-800-619-7973 or e-mailed to rx@chewy.com.

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  • Item Number
    69850
  • Weight
    4.0 pounds
  • Brand
    Hill's
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult, Senior
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Prescription Food

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

  1. Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Chicken By-Product Meal, Pork Protein Isolate, Soybean Mill Run, Lactic Acid, Chicken Liver Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Fish Meal, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavor, Dl-Methionine, Iodized Salt, Taurine, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Mixed Tocopherols for Freshness, Natural Flavors.

Caloric Content

  1. 300 kcal/cup
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 29.0% min
Crude Protein 35.0% max
Crude Fat 15.5% min
Crude Fiber 3.0% max
Sodium 0.4% max
Taurine 0.05% min

Feeding Instructions

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 & treats. 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.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great for older cats. This is really good for my 24 yr old cat. He has acute pancreatitis & cant eat fatty foods. August 2, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by My cat loves it. My cat is thirteen and had been on a K/D diet which she did not love. My vet decided that she needed more nutrition because she was losing too much weight and muscle mass. Since changing she has gained some weight and definitely enjoys the food much more. June 2, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Good for my cats heart health. Similar to a human child, getting a cat to eat something good for them can be a challenge. My heart murmured and overweight cat will only eat this when I fail to give her her Hartz Bisque food. All other food options expended she will finally eat some of the food. My normal health Siamese male will eat it but never finish what's there which is unusual for him. Overall, I don't think I will be re-ordering this due to a lack of taste/smell attraction for the cat that it really needs to eat it. If I have to spend money I'd rather spend it on something palatable for her that is also beneficial to her health. Just a little more tweaking for Hills and it's a winner. March 6, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sassy senior My kitty is 12 and has some early signs of kidney issues. This food helps her immensely. Normal levels for the past 2 years since starting this diet. Loves the dry food...but not the wet food. Go figure, right? December 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by G/D Hills cat Food Prescription My elderly cat is actually eating it and gladly and he is a very fincky eater. He's already acting better and has more energy than in months! April 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Your product is cheaper than getting it at the vet. A very easy to browse website and the cat food was shipped promptly and received quickly. A+ from me. June 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cat like it! Vet advised that some cats will reject prescription food but our cat thinks it's tasty. October 2, 2014
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