Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Support Chicken Canned Cat Food, 2.9-oz, case of 24

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If your feline friend has early kidney disease, nourish him with the specialized nutrition of Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Support Chicken Canned Cat Food. Designed to meet the needs of cats with early kidney disease, its nutrition has been scientifically formulated to sustain your pal’s kidney function and healthy body condition. This canned cat food is a great way to help your cat maintain muscle mass and promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing kidney stones. It contains antioxidants to help defend cells from free radical oxidation while promoting your cat’s healthy immune system. With controlled amounts of phosphorus and sodium, it helps protect his kidney function, plus high-quality proteins provide 160% of his daily essential amino acid requirements. It contains omega 3 fatty acids from fish oil to help fight inflammation and a high level of L-carnitine to support your furry companion’s muscles.

Key Benefits
  • Canned cat food scientifically formulated to help support kidney function and a healthy body condition in cats with early kidney disease.
  • Prescription diet with thoughtfully sourced ingredients promote your cat’s urinary environment and helps maintain his muscle mass.
  • Contains phosphorus and sodium to protect kidney function, plus high levels of L-carnitine to support muscles.
  • Includes high-quality proteins from chicken to provide essential amino acid and antioxidants to promote a healthy immune system.
  • Includes omega 3 fatty acids to help fight inflammation, plus it’s made in their own USA facility with U.S. and imported ingredients.

Veterinary Authorization

This product requires a veterinary authorization. Simply provide your vet’s information during checkout and we’ll follow up to confirm. If you have a copy of your authorization, you can expedite the process by taking a photo and emailing it to vetdiet@chewy.com, or by faxing it to 1-800-619-7973.

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  • Item Number
    148482
  • Weight
    4.35 pounds
  • Packaging Type
    Can
  • Food Texture
    Pate
  • Brand
    Hill's
  • Food Form
    Wet Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Special Diet
    Veterinary Diet
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Water, Chicken, Pork Liver, Carrots, Rice, Rice Starch, Wheat Gluten, Spinach, Chicken Fat, Pea Protein, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Powdered Cellulose, Potassium Alginate, Calcium Lactate, Calcium Gluconate, Natural Flavor, Choline Chloride, Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Taurine, L-Lysine, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Calcium Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Potassium Citrate, L-Arginine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), L-Carnitine, Calcium Carbonate.

Caloric Content

79 kcal / 2.9 oz (82 g) can

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein5.5% min
Crude Fat3.5% min
Crude Fiber2.0% max
Moisture85.0% max
Taurine0.05 % min
Feeding Instructions
Weight of CatAmount per Day (can)
4 lbs1 1/2
6 lbs2 1/2
8 lbs3
10 lbs3 1/2
12 lbs4
14 lbs4 1/2
16 lbs4 1/2

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. For best results & safety practices: Cover and refrigerate unused portion.

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.

FAQ

Why should I buy Veterinary Diets online?

Shopping for Veterinary Diets is easy! Chewy experts are available 24/7 to answer your questions and guide you through the process. We offer competitive prices, free shipping on orders over $49, and more savings if you sign up for an Autoship subscription.

How do I order Veterinary Diets?

  1. Search our website for the diet your vet recommends, then add it to your cart. You can purchase your Veterinary Diets with any other goodies you need!
  2. At checkout, you’ll be asked for required information. Enter your pet’s name and your vet’s name & telephone number.
  3. Place your order, and we’ll take care of the rest!

How will you contact my vet?

Our Veterinary Diets team will personally contact your vet for approval. If your clinic needs more information from you or recommends a different diet, we’ll let you know immediately.

Does it help if I send you my veterinarian’s authorization?

Yes! If you have a paper copy of your vet’s authorization, email a picture to vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat, or fax it to 1-800-619-7973.

Can I use a veterinarian’s authorization if it was written by a veterinarian out of state?

Of course! We can accept valid authorizations from anywhere in the United States and Canada—that includes US territories, like Puerto Rico.

Why do I need a veterinarian’s authorization?

Veterinary Diets are formulated with the precise ingredients and nutrients needed to address specific medical issues. If you don’t have a paper authorization, no sweat—once you provide your vet’s information, our team will take over.

Can someone else (such as a caretaker or family member) place an order for my pet?

Yes, but we’ll need them to provide us with the full name of the pet’s owner’s name via phone, email or chat after the order is placed, so the clinic can locate your pet’s records when we contact them.

How can I help expedite my order?

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Create your pet’s profile on Chewy.com.
  2. If you have an Autoship scheduled, but you’re running low on your Veterinary Diets, contact us ahead of time to let us know if you have a new clinic or if any authorization information has changed.
  3. If you have an authorization handy, send it to us before you order—by sending an email to vetdiet@chewy.com, starting a chat with one of our experts, or faxing us at 1-800-619-7973.

Do I need to set up a pet profile?

We recommend it, but it’s not required. You can create your pet’s profile by logging in at Chewy.com, hovering over your account, and choosing “pet profile.”

Do authorizations expire?

Yes. Your vet will tell us when your authorization will expire and how many times we can send before they’d like you to check back in with them.

Can I set up automatic refills?

Yep! Sign up for Autoship and we’ll automatically ship your Veterinary Diets for as long as your authorization allows. If you run out of refills, or your authorization expires, we’ll automatically contact your vet for a new authorization. If we hit any bumps in the road, we’ll let you know right away.

What if I have more questions? How can I reach the Veterinary Diets team at Chewy?

Email us at vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat on Chewy.com, or call us anytime at 1-800-672-4399. We’re here for you 24/7.

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Support for Cats

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Kidney Health

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Kidney Health

Like humans, felines need their kidneys in tip-top shape, and Hill's k/d was thoughtfully crafted to protect them. Controlled levels of phosphorous and sodium help protect kidney function while omega-3 fatty acids help fight inflammation. Specially made for cats with the first stage of kidney disease, it gives your kitty the care she needs for better tomorrows.

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 designed food to help pets with health conditions, providing the right nutrients to support their health. Hill's alliance with veterinarians puts them in a position to 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

Key Nutrients

  • Targeted levels of high-quality protein
  • Controlled phosphorus levels
  • Low in sodium
  • High level of L-carnitine to support muscle

Health Benefits

  • Protects vital kidney and heart function
  • Boosts vitality and energy
  • Supports healthy appetite
  • Sustains healthy body condition
Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Support for Cats

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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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Salem approves!

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    My 10 yr old cat was having issues with vomiting and not eating/drinking, no matter what canned or homemade food I offered. He was diagnosed early kidney disease. I ordered this food and while, initially, he was afraid it might make him sick, after just 1/2 can he was hooked. He has so much energy now and calls for his "special food" several times a day. Best of all, not one instance of vomiting or digestive upset. I just wish it came in 5.5oz cans.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Hill's Wins Over Fussy Princess!

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    My 15.5 year old cat started losing muscle mass over a year ago, although her bloodwork came back with good numbers, so I thought it must be arthritis. This year I suspected something was up and scheduled her annual checkup a couple of months early, and sure enough, she's in early kidney failure. She's been on the Hill's Early k/d diet for about a month now, both the canned and dry foods, and she seems to be doing very well. She won't have her follow-up visit from the vet until October, but she's acting like a kitten, jumping from the kitchen counter to the top of the fridge, to the top of the kitchen cabinets (about ten feet from ground level altogether) and then having a long, sound sleep My 15.5 year old cat started losing muscle mass over a year ago, although her bloodwork came back with good numbers, so I thought it must be arthritis. This year I suspected something was up and scheduled her annual checkup a couple of months early, and sure enough, she's in early kidney failure. She's been on the Hill's Early k/d diet for about a month now, both the canned and dry foods, and she seems to be doing very well. She won't have her follow-up visit from the vet until October, but she's acting like a kitten, jumping from the kitchen counter to the top of the fridge, to the top of the kitchen cabinets (about ten feet from ground level altogether) and then having a long, sound sleep at the opposite end of the L, while my heart gradually stops pounding. She even looks like she might have gained back a bit of weight. Best of all, she actually likes both types of the diet, and I didn't think she'd ever switch from her beloved Fromm's Adult Gold dry food. I'm so grateful to have something that helps that's so easy - no pills, no injections, etc. Just be sure to make the switch gradual, mixing your baby's usual food with a tiny bit of the new, and then a little more each day until the switch is complete. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Well they like it

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    I have outdoor kitties (3) and one is at least 10 years old. He's begun loosing weight so off to vet and he's just into kidney disease. Our vet recommended this and we make sure he gets it first. The other 2 are much younger. He likes it and seems to be doing ok. We'll see after a while.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    She liked it at first

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    Our cat that is in early stages of reniel failure liked this food alot at first but half way through the case she is not eating it. Both of ours are very picky so this doesn't surprise me. I will be ordering another flavor for sure.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Stew dinner

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    Like all cat food come like better than others. I would highly try this cat food but maybe you need to mix the cat’s other food with this and not go cold turkey.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Like it, Doesn't like it

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    Our Vet prescribed this for our cat. He liked it for about three weeks, then would not touch it. Unfortunately this is the only flavor. Cats being finicky eaters, not sure what else to feed them, other than regular food.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    k/d support food

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    Im sure this item is very good however My cat is not I have purchased 3 different kinds of kidney food wet and dry and she wont eat them I will need to speak to my vet to see what I need to do for this problem ( she also is very fussy with regular food Thank you

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Smells delicious and my (very picky) cat loves it!

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    Our veterinarian recently diagnosed my 14 year old female Tuxedo as having early kidney disease and recommended Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Support Canned Cat Food. My girl is extremely picky (it's been a journey) and I was concerned she wouldn't like the food because she traditionally doesn't like chunks and will lap up the gravy and leave the rest to spoil. Much to my surprise and relief, she loves this food and eats every last morsel! The only drawback is the 2.9-oz cans aren't practical and I'd like to get this recipe in the 5.5-oz cans if possible.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Don't like it

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    My cat wouldn't eat this one either. She is very finicky, guess she will have to have kidney problems as she won't touch it and complains loudly until I provide her with something she likes.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great tasting kidney care food

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    My cat will actually eat this food and seems to really like it. I have spent a good deal of money on other kidney care food and she won’t eat them. It smells so good, I can understand what this food would taste so good to her.

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