Hills Feline C/D Urinary Stress Reduced Calorie Food (DISCONTINUED)
HILLS FELINE C/D URINARY STRESS REDUCED CALORIE DRY FOOD
Hills Feline C/D Reduced Calorie Food for Cats
Available in various sizes: 1.5kg, 4kg & 8kg bags.
Hills Feline C-D Urinary Stress Reduced Calorie is recommended for:
Initial nutritional management of obese-prone cats with any type of Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD), including crystalluria and/or urolithiasis from any cause, urethral plugs and idiopathic FLUTD
Dissolution of sterile-struvite stones
Long-term nutritional management of cats with a tendency to be overweight, which are prone to:
â—¦Struvite, calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate** crystals and uroliths (reduction of occurrence and recurrence)
â—¦Urethral plugs (almost exclusively associated with struvite or calcium phosphate crystals)
â—¦Idiopathic FLUTD Not recommended for
Pregnant or lactating queens
Cats that are debilitated, underweight or dehydrated
Do not give urinary acidifiers when feeding hills c/d Multicare Feline Reduced Calorie
Monitor the urine, to ensure the target urinary pH is maintained, and if necessary eliminate urinary tract infection.
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Reasons to change from Hills Feline c/d Multicare Reduced Calorie in cases of FLUTD are:
To dissolve larger or multiple sterile-struvite uroliths: Prescription Diet s/d Feline.
For FLUTD caused by urate, cystine or xanthine uroliths: Prescription Diet k/d Feline.
**If calcium phosphate is present as brushite: Prescription Diet k/d Feline.
KEY FEATURES & KEY BENEFITS OF HILLS FELINE C/D REDUCED CALORIE
Energy & Fat - Reduced - Helps avoid weight gain.
Fibre - High - Provides increased dietary bulk which aids satiety and avoids hunger.
L-Carnitine - Supplemented - Helps increase conversion of fat to energy. Helps maintain lean body mass.
L-Lysine - Supplemented - Helps preserve lean muscle mass.
Magnesium Phosphorus Calcium - Reduced - Decreases urinary concentration of struvite constituents (magnesium, phosphate) and calcium oxalate constituents.
Sodium - Controlled - Helps maintain healthy kidney function.
Citrate - Added - Forms soluble complexes with calcium to reduce calcium oxalate formation.
Target urinary pH - 6.2-6.4 - Discourages the formation and aggregation of struvite crystals without encouraging the formation of oxalate crystals.
Vitamin E & Beta-carotene - Added - Helps neutralise free radicals to help combat urolithiasis.
Vitamin C - Not added - It is a precursor of oxalate.