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Hills Prescription Diet Feline Joint Care J/D 3.86kg

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$59.50

Description

It is recommended that a veterinarian's opinion be sought before and during the use of this product to determine the needs of your cat.

  • Prescribed by veterinarians for the nutritional management of arthritis
  • Clinically proven to help cats be more active in 28 days
  • Contains omega-3 fatty acids, which inhibit the degradation of cartilage
  • Controlled phosphorus and high levels of omega-3 fatty acids help maintain kidney health
  • High carnitine helps burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass

Indications – may be prescribed to nutritionally manage:

  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis)
  • Signs of arthritis- decreased activity, trouble jumping on/off surfaces, eliminating outside the litter box, walks stiffly and may even limp, social reclusiveness, reduction/difficulty with grooming

Contraindications:

  • Growing kittens
  • Pregnant or lactating queens

Feeding Advice: 

  • The guide is formulated to meet the nutritional levels for maintenance of adult cats
  • These ranges are a starting point only and should be adjusted to maintain an ideal body weight
  • Use only as directed by your veterinarian
  • Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian
  • Always keep fresh water available
  • With your veterinarian’s approval, mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • This formula is available in canned and dry.
  • Supplementation with other foods is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food.
  • When using in conjunction with the canned variety, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding.

Feeding Guide for Adult Maintenance

Body Weight (kg)

Dry- cups (g)

2

¼ (30) – 1/3 (40)

3

1/3 (40) – ½ (65)

4

3/8 (45) – ½ (65)

5

½ (65) – 5/* (80)

6

½ (65) – ¾ (95)

7

5/8 (80) – 7/8 (110)

 Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Pork Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Soybean Mill Run, Fish Oil, Chicken Liver Flavour, Flaxseed, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Citrate, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Cysteine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, L-Threonine, Minerals (Manganese Sulphate, Ferrous Sulphate, Zinc Oxide, Coper Sulphate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Iodised Salt, L-Tryptophan, L-Carnitine, Magnesium Oxide, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid, Beta Carotene, Rosemary Extract

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutrient

As fed %

Dry matter

Per 100 kcal ME

Protein

35.2

37.4

8.7 g

Fat

21.5

22.9

5.3 g

Carbohydrate (NFE)

29.5

31.4

7.3 g

Crude Fibre

1.9

2.0

0.5 g

Ash

5.9

6.3

1.5 g

Calcium

0.94

1.00

233 mg

Phosphorus

0.65

0.69

161 mg

Sodium

0.32

0.34

79 mg

Potassium

0.80

0.85

198 mg

Magnesium

0.072

0.077

18 mg

Taurine

0.27

0.29

67 mg

Carnitine

563 mg/kg (ppm)

599 mg/kg (ppm)

13.9 mg

Lysine

2.51

2.67

621 mg

Vitamin E

791 IU/kg

841 IU/kg

20 IU/ 100kcal

Vitamin C

122 mg/kg

130 mg/kg

3.0 mg

Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids

1.60

1.70

396 mg

Total Omega-6 Fatty Acids

3.70

3.94

915 mg

Total Omega-3 & 6 Fatty Acids

5.30

5.64

1311 mg

Metabolisable Energy

Kcal/kg

4,043

4,301

 

kcal/cup

506

 

 

Weight g/cup

125

 

 

% Calories From

Protein 30

Fat 45

Carbohydrate 25

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