Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Calorie Control Dry Cat Food

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Description

Most pets have a small frame as compared to a human, and just a few extra pounds can have a dramatic effect on their life expectancy. Also, the extra weight can lead to other serious problems such as diabetes, heart disease, joint problems, skin irritations, and urinary tract disorders. A properly balanced, calorie controlled diet is essential for safe, efficient weight loss. Simply feeding less of the current diet may not provide enough essential nutrients, and may lead to deficiencies. An effective calorie restrictive diet should be low in fat, nutrient-rich, palatable, calorie restricted, and should satisfy your pet’s appetite

Key Benefits

  • Restricted calories while maintaining essential nutrients
  • All essential nutrients are increased relative to energy to ensure nutrient requirements are met
  • Enhanced levels of glucosamine and chondroitin to help promote joint health
  • High protein content to ensure maintenance of lean body mass
  • Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids are long chain omega-3 fatty acids that promote a healthy skin and coat

Note: Royal Canin Veterinary 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
    48756
  • Weight
    15.4 pounds
  • Brand
    Royal Canin
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Sensitive Digestion, High-Protein, Prescription Food, Weight Control

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

  1. Chicken By-Product Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Wheat, Natural Flavors, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Fat, Potassium Chloride, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Sodium Bisulfate, L-Lysine, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Salt, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Acetate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Monosodium Phosphate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], L-Carnitine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Tea, Chondroitin Sulfate, Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.

Caloric Content

  1. 3,388 kcal/kg, 244 kcal/cup
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 40.0% min
Crude Fat 8.0% min
Crude Fiber 5.3% max
Moisture 8.0% max
Glucosamine 350 mg/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate 25 mg/kg min

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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Both cats seem to like it very much. Only one cat needs the diet dry food but both cats like it and so are feeding it to both. I supplement it with other food for the cat that does not need to control its diet. October 2, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by My cat loves this new food This weight loss food was recommended by my vet to help my cat lose a few pounds. He loves it - chowing it down faster than his previous food. After getting approval from the vet, the food came relatively quickly. May 8, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by iso far so good! I have just recently (about 1 week) begun feeding this to my boys who have been gaining weight on regular RCVD food. Keeping fingers crossed, I am hoping they will take to this low-cal variety. Thus far they have accepted it when mixed with regular, so we shall see as I begin to increase the low-cal amounts. Pray for us! January 31, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cat Loves It My cat recently had surgery to extract crystals from her bladder, and the veterinarian prescribed Royal Canin. I was worried that my cat would not like the food because it is healthy/prescription food. However, that was not the case - she loves it!!! It's not only tasty, but it's much better for her, so that makes me happy! November 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by My kitties love it My kitties love this cat food. Of course, only one of them needs this wonderful food, but can't hurt to give it to both of them December 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Everything is perfect. It arrived before I expected and in very good condition. December 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Finally, a low calorie diet that they love! My little Guy requires the RX formula but little Tigra, simply loves to eat it. They love it so much that their weight loss diet is less stressful. The lower calorie formula was just what the doctor ordered. After three months, collectively, they have lost more than 7 pounds. October 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by She likes it! Usually when a veterinarian has recommended special diet control for felines, my cat usually winds up passing the bowl without a sniff, but my Mitzi has been on this Royal Canin calorie control for 2 years and it is the only dry food brand she consumes, and continues to eat it. She also uses wet canned food, but I am happy to say this brand is a winner in this household. April 27, 2013
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