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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 of Cat – lb (kg) Amount per Day
6 lb (2,7 kg) 1/3 cup
8 lb (3,6 kg) 3/8 cup
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1/2 cup
12 lb (5,4 kg) 1/2 cup
14 lb (6,4 kg) 5/8 cup
16 lb (7,3 kg) 2/3 cup
18 lb (8,2 kg) 3/4 cup

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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  • After so many years, the new improved formula didn't work for us...

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    Our cat Sony is on Renal Support diet for the past 5 years. We were feeding him Hill's Prescription k/d Kidney Care chicken dry food all these years and it was a superb, fantastic food that did an amazing job keeping him healthy. Cats' kidneys begin to fail with age but Sony, although he is 17.5 years old, has only mild renal disease. No doubt that Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care diet helped protect his kidneys and prevent Kidney failure. But a few months ago Hill's changed their k/d Kidney Care formula (Note the red banner on the package that says "IMPROVED FORMULA") and Sony stopped eating. We transitioned to Royal Canin renal support F dry and Sony is back to eating really well Our cat Sony is on Renal Support diet for the past 5 years. We were feeding him Hill's Prescription k/d Kidney Care chicken dry food all these years and it was a superb, fantastic food that did an amazing job keeping him healthy. Cats' kidneys begin to fail with age but Sony, although he is 17.5 years old, has only mild renal disease. No doubt that Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care diet helped protect his kidneys and prevent Kidney failure. But a few months ago Hill's changed their k/d Kidney Care formula (Note the red banner on the package that says "IMPROVED FORMULA") and Sony stopped eating. We transitioned to Royal Canin renal support F dry and Sony is back to eating really well. … more

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  • Picky eater

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    I recently found out my beloved cat has kidney disease so I order this and received it recently. He's always been a wet food fan but I gave him the choice of this dry food or wet food and he actually went for the dry food! He really likes it! I'm really happy to find a food he'll eat that is actually good for him. This, suprisingly, was a hit. He's very fussy about about what he'll eat so this was a very pleasant surprise.

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  • K/D Cat Food -Review

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    With two senior Maine Coon cats with Chronic Kidney Failure, I knew that I had to switch to K/D kibble. AND - they love it! Both cats have no problem cleaning their dinner bowls each day! How comforting it is to know I've improved their diet, and their life may be extended, keeping my companions with me a bit longer. K/D's worth the price. And has my vote!

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  • Better Than Most Renal Diets

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    I've tried nearly EVERY kidney diet. And while they really should eat as much canned as possible (I always mix in a little water to any canned food for more hydration), sometimes they insist on dry. This version of K/D Kidney Care with Chicken Dry is the one dry that my renal cats will eat most readily.

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  • SHE LOVES IT!

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    Our Himalayan senior kitty is in the early stages of kidney disease. She is a very picky eater with a very sensitive stomach. She started HIlls K/D a couple of weeks ago, and she loves it !! It does not upset her tummy. Hopefully, this will help with her condition!! Also, your customer service is OUTSTANDING AND SO EFFICIENT!! THANK YOU!!!!

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  • my senior cats love this food!

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    I've been feeding this dry food to three of my senior cats (16yo, 14yo, and 12yo) since December and they all LOVE it! I was expecting to have to introduce it to them slowly but they went right to it and prefer it to anything else. I also feed them the wet food too and again, nothing but praise and empty food bowls all around!

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  • I love dealing with CHEWY, whether for food or pet toys. :-)

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    Not much to say about the product - I've been feeding it to our two cats for several years, at the suggestion / direction of our veterinarian. I CAN say it is lots less expensive from CHEWY than from Petsmart. Especially with the auto-reorder discount. And every interaction with the staff at CHEWY brings a smile and a chuckle; it is a pleasure to do business with CHEWY.

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  • This food works

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    My vet recommended this food for our older cat (16 years old) that started peeing on the floor in the house. Within a few days the cat stopped peeing on the floor. That was several years ago, and the cat continues to do fine. The cat seems to like the food. I mix the dry food with the canned food.

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  • Expensive, but seems to do the trick!

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    Our cat has an issue with recurrent urinary crystals. We first obtained this product from our vet. This formula, although very expensive, seems to prevent the problem. He is very happy with the food and eats it enthusiastically. Chewy's price is very competitive--ordering is easy and the delivery is prompt!

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  • My cat loves this stuff!

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    My cat is in early kidney disease and the vet recommended this to help slow down the progression of the disease. It is expensive so I give it in small amounts a few times a day. He thinks he is getting treats and eats every bite.

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