Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Formula Dry Cat Food

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Optimized with ingredients to meet the special dietary needs of cats, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula delivers nutritionally balanced food that is high in protein, low in fat and loaded with antioxidants. It provides optimal nutrition while meeting your cat's special needs.

Key Benefits

  • Feline diabetes is a serious disease that requires active participation, but with daily monitoring most diabetic cats can lead an active, playful life.
  • Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM has been specifically formulated with high protein levels and low carbohydrates to support the nutritional needs of diabetic cats.
  • There's excellent palatability and a high level of antioxidants. They promote an environment that's unfavorable for the development of struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.
  • Suited for cats with diabetes, enteritis, persistent hyperglycemia, or chronic loose stools.
  • Made in the USA!

Additional Details

Use only as directed by your veterinarian. Product not intended for ruminants or livestock.

This product requires a veterinary prescription. Simply provide your vet's information during checkout and we'll follow up to confirm the prescription, or email a copy of your prescription to rx@chewy.com and we'll get your order out right away.

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  • Weight
    10.0 pounds
  • Brand
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, Prescription Food

Nutritional Info


Poultry By-Product Meal, Soy Protein Isolate, Corn Gluten Meal, Soy Flour, Animal Fat Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols (Form of Vitamin E), Corn Starch, Animal Liver Flavor, Calcium Carbonate, Phosphoric Acid, Fish Oil, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Dl-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Powdered Cellulose, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Sodium Selenite.

Caloric Content

4,118 kcal/kg, 592 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 51.0% min
Crude Fat 15.0% min
Crude Fiber 3.0% max
Moisture 12.0% max
Ash 7.5% max
Calcium 0.9% min
Phosphorus 0.8% min
Vitamin A 18,000 IU/kg min
Vitamin E 100 IU/kg min

Feeding Instructions

The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance.

Weight Adult Maintenance Daily Feeding (cup)
3 - 5 lbs 1/8 - 1/4
6 - 8 lbs 1/4 - 1/3
9 - 12 lbs 1/3 - 1/2
13 - 16 lbs 1/2 - 3/4
17 - 20 lbs 3/4 - 1
21 - 25 lbs 1 - 1 1/8

Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container for your pet daily. For your pet’s health, see your veterinarian regularly.

Transition Instructions

With your veterinarian’s approval, offer increasing amounts of the new food with decreasing amounts of the old food.

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  • Excellent service and healthy food

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    After ordering this cat food (for cats with diabetes) Chewy contacted my vet to obtain the required prescription, and within a few days after ordering, the package was delivered. My diabetic cat LOVES this food and thinks he is special getting it in his own private dining spot.

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  • It's the cats meow.

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    My rescue cat loves this product, have used it for almost 2 years. Since it comes from Nevada I get it very fast. Your customer service people are great, Not only are they friendly but they know their stuff. They even ask me how my cats are, by name.

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  • Diva approved

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    My Athena was recently diagnosed with diabetes. She is super picky about her food to begin with, so I was nervous to switch her over to a new food. She loves this food! It has helped her to still get some of that crunch with her wet food. So happy!

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  • Cat was put on a diet!

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    Our cat is over 22 lbs and should be 10-12lbs. Vet recommended this and it seems to satisfy her longer. Still working on eatting less times per day!!

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  • Cat loves it!

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    This special food really does appear to help my diabetic cat. You can tell when your animal is feeling better. Most important he loves the food.

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  • very satisfied

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    While my cat has only been on this food for a short time, he took to it the first feeding. I mixed it with the food he had, and is doing good. His sugar dropped by half within a week. I will definitely continue buying it.

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  • Recommend this Cat Food for Diabetic Cats

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    I found my cat had diabetes and had to start him with 2 shots a day. After a couple of weeks, my Vet recommended this food to help with his glucose levels. Within 3 months of starting with insulin, his glucose levels were down and I was able to wean him off the insulin and he is now free from the shots and the vet believes the food is helping maintain his levels in the acceptable range.

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  • Good food but expensive!

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    Our vet recently discovered that one of my 3 cats is diabetic and changed his diet accordingly, one good thing is that the other 2 cats can also consume this food. We just started using this food a month ago and up till now the cats have readily accepted it with few issues. The only complaint is the price and the small packaging, with 3 large cats it goes quickly and a larger size bag (and hopefully less expensive than 2 smaller bags) would be appreciated.

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  • Rapid Delivery!

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    This special food has helped save my kitty's life, a stray I took in who turned out to have out-of-control sugar levels due to diabetes. He's now remained in remission for almost 2 years, partly thanks to this food being his only diet. Well, of course, other than occasional people-food treats, you know how it is....lol.

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  • Good stuff

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    One of my two cats is diabetic-- and when he was first diagnosed about 4 years ago my Veterinarian prescribed this particular dry food. He also told me it would be just fine for my cat's non-diabetic brother as well. It has been wonderful. It isn't the only food they eat. Both enjoy "Fancy Feast" canned food daily as well as fresh fish and poultry a few times a week. However, they never seem to tire of the Purina Pro Plan DM and my diabetic cat is very healthy and his condition is stable.

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