Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Dry Cat Food

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Description

Help your favorite feline to maintain a healthy weight with Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Dry Cat Food. Created specifically to provide complete and balanced nutrition for adult cats that are less active or overweight, this dry cat food was formulated by veterinarians to provide optimal levels of protein for energy, satisfying fiber to keep your kitty feeling full, and the precise balance of nutrients for the promotion of the ideal feline weight. It also contains an exclusive antioxidant blend that combines the healthfully potent power of vitamin C, vitamin E, lutein and taurine to support a robust immune system, as well as the optimum ingredients to help prevent the development of harmful urinary crystals.

Key Benefits
  • Uniquely formulated by veterinarians to promote an optimal, healthy weight in less active or overweight adult cats.
  • Optimizes gut function and keeps kitties feeling full with the ideal combination of soluble and insoluble fiber.
  • Provides complete and balanced feline nutrition with the ideal mix of protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients.
  • Contains an exclusive blend of antioxidants to help provide support of healthy cells and a robust immune system.
  • Promotes a healthy urinary system with Royal Canin Urinary S/O Index® to prevent the formation of harmful crystals.

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
    58716
  • Weight
    17.6 pounds
  • Brand
    Royal Canin
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, Prescription Food, Weight Control
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Wheat, Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavors, Rice Hulls, Chicory, Chicken Fat, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Calcium Sulfate, Fish Oil, Psyllium Seed Husk, Dl-Methionine, Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Acetate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], 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.), Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.

Caloric Content

3,125 kcal/kg, 244 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein33.0% min
Crude Fat8.0% min
Crude Fiber11.3.0% max
Moisture8.0% max
Feeding Instructions
WeightTendency to become Overweight (Cup)Ideal Weight (Cup)
4.4 lbs3/81/2
5.5 lbs1/25/8
6.6 lbs1/25/8
7.7 lbs1/23/4
8.8 lbs5/83/4
9.9 lbs3/47/8
11 lbs3/47/8
13.2 lbs7/81
15.4 lbs11 1/4
17.6 lbs11 1/4
19.8 lbs1 1/81 3/8
22.0 lbs1 1/41 1/8

It is recommended that your cat be fed 2 - 4 equal portions of the diet per day.

Transition Instructions

When changing to a new diet, gradually introduce the new food by mixing it with the previous food over a 5 - 7 day period.

FAQ

Why should I buy Vet Diet food online?

Shopping for Vet Diet food 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 Vet Diet food?

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

How will you contact my vet?

Our Vet Diet 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 prescription?

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

Can I use a prescription written by a veterinarian out of state?

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

Why do I need a prescription?

Veterinary diets are formulated with the precise ingredients and nutrients needed to address specific medical issues. If you don’t have a paper prescription, 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 your full name or 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 refills, contact us ahead of time to let us know if you have a new clinic or if any prescription information has changed. 3. If you have a prescription 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 prescriptions expire?

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

Can I set up auto refills?

Yep! Sign up for Autoship and we’ll automatically ship your food for as long as your prescription allows. If you run out of refills, or your prescription expires, we’ll automatically contact your vet for a new approval. 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 Vet Diet 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.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic food!

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    I 100% recommend this food! My health compromised cat contracted some kind of virus and refused to eat anything. After a couple trips to the vet, an appetite booster, and fluids, we tried to give him his regular food and he still wouldn’t eat it. The vet had a sample of this food, and my cat gobbled it up! It’s easier for him to chew up, and it was easier on his tummy after being sick.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

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    My three cats love the food and it's "post to br good fer 'em." Just like Mikey they did not mix pop rocks and Coke but the do like it. Have been ordering from Chewy.com and always get a good product, price and free shipping. Thanks Chewy.

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Weight Contro Formula Dry Cat Food - Royal Canin

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    I bought this for 2 of my 3 chubby Mews. Only 1 likes it, so I won't buy it again. It LOOKS and SMELLS very bland...I don't know, but you know how cats are...very picky.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    true weight control

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    This cat food satisfies my fat cat and seems to be meeting his nutritious needs while helping him to lose weight.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Hercules Approves

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    My cat was diagnosed with bladder stones and now is required to eat food with the s/o index label. He is also a bit chubby so our vet recommended this dry cat food. Hercules absolutely loves it! It keeps his bladder healthy and his tummy happy. He actually loves it so much I’m not sure he is losing weight.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Not working for my cat

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    My cat weighs 17 pounds and needs to lose at least three. I diligently measure his food intake every day. He likes this food but has yet to lose one ounce.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Dry Cat Food

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    I think this food it terrific. I mix it with Royal Canin Satiety Dry Cat food for a total of 3/4 cup & feed it to my Big Guy 3 times a day with 1/2 a 3oz can of wet Beyond cat food twice a day. Hope that made sense because it is the magic combo for satiety, satisfaction and weight loss for my overweight by 6 - 8 pounds, a 20+ pound beautiful Tabby named Callie Boy. He's been on this strict diet now for 10 days and this morning I was just thrilled to find that his collar was significantly loose and he even looks trimmer too. For 2 years I have been trying to come up with a weight loss strategy for Callie Boy who just turned 4 and has been overweight now since he was 2 years old. I failed I think this food it terrific. I mix it with Royal Canin Satiety Dry Cat food for a total of 3/4 cup & feed it to my Big Guy 3 times a day with 1/2 a 3oz can of wet Beyond cat food twice a day. Hope that made sense because it is the magic combo for satiety, satisfaction and weight loss for my overweight by 6 - 8 pounds, a 20+ pound beautiful Tabby named Callie Boy. He's been on this strict diet now for 10 days and this morning I was just thrilled to find that his collar was significantly loose and he even looks trimmer too. For 2 years I have been trying to come up with a weight loss strategy for Callie Boy who just turned 4 and has been overweight now since he was 2 years old. I failed every time and was getting really frustrated and afraid that he would never lose. I was very worried about his health & quality of life so without any help from my vet I started to research what Chewy.com had to offer. I've been shopping with Chewy for a little over a year now so I hoped they had something that would work and they definitely did. I found these Royal Canin Dry Cat Food varieties that require a prescription from your vet. I compared them to Hills Science diet that I was using and these Royal Canin had wonderfully good features like a Satiety variety and Extra Vitamins & extra fiber and much lower calories than all the other so called diet food I found. So I took a chance, ordered 2 varieties, this one that I'm now reviewing and the Satiety variety because my boy was constantly hungry. And they have worked! The Royal Canin all have much fewer calories for the same serving size which was what I was looking for. They are also more expensive but well worth the extra money because they actually work. Callie Boy gained on all the other foods and now he's finally losing. I thought he never would lose the weight and it just scared me for him. So I recommend this Royal Canin food to anyone with a significantly overweight kitty that wants some results and mine came pretty darn fast too. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great food

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    Cats love the food and seems fine so far, hopefully it will help them lose some weight.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Low Calorie Cat Food

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    Had to put my two chubby boys on this food per their Vet. Both cats love it. Chewy's service was great. They contacted the Vet to get the prescription and emailed me to update their progress. The item shipped to me in good time with a decent price. I will be ordering from Chewy again.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    New trial food

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    for my cat this is new,but it takes time to use to for her

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