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Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Cat Food

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The Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Cat Food is clinically proven nutrition that can help transform your pet’s life. As pets age, damage to the kidney tissues may occur, which affects the kidney’s role to function properly and filter toxins and waste from the blood. It is irreversible, and will lead to further loss of kidney function. This may also decrease their appetite, which could eventually result in the loss of muscle mass. And so the Hill’s nutritionists and veterinarians created this special diet, which supports your cat’s kidney function and helps to sustain muscle mass—in fact, the nutrition of k/d is clinically tested to improve and lengthen the quality of life.

Key Benefits

  • Protects vital kidney and heart function and supports the natural ability to build lean muscle daily.
  • Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) technology helps stimulate the appetite and increase caloric intake.
  • Made with controlled phosphorus and low sodium, plus therapeutic levels of l-carnitine and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Also includes high levels of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein.
  • Made in USA and clinically tested to improve and lengthen the quality of 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
    69843
  • Weight
    8.5 pounds
  • Brand
    Hill's, Science Diet
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Prescription Food

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Brown Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken, Pork Fat, Whole Grain Wheat, Cracked Pearled Barley, Wheat Gluten, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pea Protein, Egg Product, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Sulfate, L-Lysine, L-Arginine, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K)), L-Threonine, Taurine, Iodized Salt, DL-Methionine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Potassium Chloride, L-Carnitine, L-Tryptophan, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

Caloric Content

541 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 26.0% min
Crude Fat 20.0% min
Crude Fiber 4.0% max
Phosphorus 0.3.0% min
Phosphorus 0.75% max
Sodium 0.4% max
Taurine 0.2% min

Feeding Instructions

Weight Daily Feeding (cup)
6 lbs 1/3
8 lbs 3/8
10 lbs 1/2
12 lbs 1/2
14 lbs 5/8
16 lbs 2/3
18 lbs 3/4

Transition 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 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.

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About Hill's Prescription Diet Kidney Care for Cats

Improving Lives Together

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Kidney Health

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Kidney Health

The kidneys play a very important role in the body, and Hill's Prescription Diet k/d was created to protect their function. These recipes have been clinically tested to improve and lengthen a cat's quality of life by supporting kidney health. Targeted levels of high-quality protein mean less stress on these important organs. Prescription Diet k/d is low in sodium, has controlled levels of phosphorus and includes a lean muscle support complex. This food also includes Enhanced Appetite Trigger Technology (E.A.T.) that stimulates the appetite of your pet.

Clinical Nutrition

With Hill's, it's not just high-quality ingredients that count. Their focus is on the proper balance of nutrients in every recipe. So Hill's has developed foods that are designed to help pets with specific health conditions, providing the right nutrients to support their health. Hill's alliance with veterinarians puts them in a unique position find a nutrition recommendation for your pet no matter what health issue your pet is facing.

Formulated by Veterinarians

Hill's Prescription Diet started with a veterinarian's belief that some health issues could be managed through nutrition. What began as a theory has now been proven through extensive research by a team of over 220 vets, PhD nutritionists and food scientists. The results can be seen in Hill's Prescription Diet therapeutic pet foods.

Meeting the Highest Standards

Providing a food that delivers exactly what it says it does is Hill's number one priority, in fact, they perform over five million safety and quality checks every year. They've established relationships with trusted suppliers and will only accept ingredients that meet stringent standards.

The Taste Factor

The Taste Factor

You might know that Hill's Prescription Diet is good for your pet, but she's only concerned with the taste. Even though they place a heavy emphasis on nutrition, Hill's hasn't forgotten about palatability. Savory ingredients are combined to produce foods with enticing aromas, textures, and shapes that your pet can't resist.

How Hill's k/d Keeps Kidneys Healthy

k/d Kidney Care - Chicken or Ocean Fish

Key Nutrients

  • Targeted levels of high-quality protein
  • Controlled phosphorus levels
  • Low in sodium
  • Lean muscle support complex

Health Benefits

  • Protects vital kidney and heart function
  • Boosts vitality and energy
  • Supports healthy appetite
  • Sustains healthy body condition
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About Hill's Prescription Diet

Hill's mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pet. Their Prescription Diet product line delivers clinically proven nutrition that supports common pet health concerns, from digestive and urinary health to aging and weight management.

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  • Must be tasty

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    My CKD kitty quit eating the seafood variety of Hill's, but seems to really like the chicken version. The pieces are a bit smaller. I guess he likes the taste, but he also likes to change his mind a lot. I hope this keeps. If you aren't having luck with the seafood version, I suggest giving this a try.

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  • Hooray for K/D Dry!

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    Thank goodness for the dry food formula. One of my cats has recently been diagnosed with early stage kidney failure, and the vet gave me a can of the wet food equivalent to take home and try. He gobbled it right up, but only because he had been fasting for over 18 hours. When I started incorporating it into his regular food thereafter, he grew less and less interested the more the ratio of the K/D pate to his old food grew. So, I decided to take a chance and switch to dry and see if he likes that better. I'm happy to report that I mixed a small portion of the K/D pate with this dry formula, and I have NEVER seen him eat so enthusiastically! It's a hit and a lifesaver. I hope he has a few Thank goodness for the dry food formula. One of my cats has recently been diagnosed with early stage kidney failure, and the vet gave me a can of the wet food equivalent to take home and try. He gobbled it right up, but only because he had been fasting for over 18 hours. When I started incorporating it into his regular food thereafter, he grew less and less interested the more the ratio of the K/D pate to his old food grew. So, I decided to take a chance and switch to dry and see if he likes that better. I'm happy to report that I mixed a small portion of the K/D pate with this dry formula, and I have NEVER seen him eat so enthusiastically! It's a hit and a lifesaver. I hope he has a few good years with me left with this diet. … more

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  • Kidney care

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    The K/D cat food I purchased from Chewy has worked wonders for my 7 year old cat. She has gained all the weight back that she lost and is acting like a kitten again, sometimes even a naughty kitten. It is so good to have her back. The people at Chewy are great people to work with and I will continue to use Chewy for my pet needs.

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  • Cat says it Yummy!

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    Our 15-year-old female kitty has early stage kidney disease. The vet put her on this kibble, and she loves it. She has no teeth and is able to process the small pieces without a problem. Our 10-year-old male cat also loves it (and doesn't have kidney disease) and our vet said no problem, as these Hills Rx Diets are complete meals according to the Hills rep. Good news, as I can't keep the male kitty out of the female's food.

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  • Success with k/d!

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    My vet recommended this food for my 16 year old cat. She was not doing well and blood tests showed her kidneys were at least a good bit of the problem. She loves this food, eats it very well, and seems to be doing much better. Gaining weight and stopped throwing up. Well worth the price for a sweet old girl!

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  • Does cat eat the food?

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    The test is, "Will the cat eat the food?" She does and so does the other cat who needs urinary diet. They have to be fed in different areas. She has been on it for a few months. I do not know if it is helping her, but I am happy to try. Next blood test will tell.

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  • Kidney Diet

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    My cat, Oscar, prefers the dry kidney diet food to the canned version. It may not be as healthy for him as the wet food, but it's definitely easier to dispense and doesn't smell like the canned food.

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  • Recommended!!!!

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    We feed this food to our senior cat (he is in the early stages of kidney disease) and to our 3 year old cat (he requires an SO formula for bladder crystals). My vet recommended this brand and formula because it was safe for both cats, despite their different diet needs. They both like it, they also go bananas over the pate version! Most importantly though, this takes care of both of my cats issues and it's very noticeable in their drinking and bathroom behaviors... A tad expensive but worth it!

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  • Another picky feline

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    Lucy, who is a senior rescue, prefers this to the ocean fish flavor dry food but is not hugely enthusiastic about this product either. It is an ad lib supplement to her regular feedings and I've noticed that she nibbles at it during the night so I'm hoping she gets some of its benefits.

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  • chewy's saves alot of money

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    when i found out China was having kidney problems broke my heart. but buying hill's diet at my vets office coast so much. it was $25 more for the 8 1/2 lb bag and $8 more for the 4lb bag.now i can get all my cat food with chewys. and with the savings i can get my girls more toys and treats.

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