Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary Feline
Nutrition clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of the most common urinary signs AND reduce weight by 11% in 60 days.
- Initial nutritional management of cats with any type of Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD), including crystalluria and/or urolithiasis from any cause, urethral plugs and idiopathic cystitis
- Dissolution of sterile stuvite stones
- Long-term nutritional management of cats prone to:
- Struvite, calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate crystals and urioliths(reduction of occurrence and recurrence)
- Urethral plugs (almost exclusively associated with struvite or calcium phosphate crystals)
- Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC)
- Overweight cats and obese cats.
- Weight maintenance after weight loss.
Not recommended for:
- Pregnant or lactating queens.
Additional information:Urinary care
- Nutrition clinically proven to dissolve struvite stones in as little as 7 days (average 27 days).
- Do not give urinary acidifiers when feeding this product.
- Monitor the urine to ensure the target urinary pH is maintained, and if necessary eliminate urinary tract infection.
- Nutrition clinically proven to reduce body weight by 11% in 60 days.
- 88% of pets fed this nutrition lost weight at home in two months.
- The nutrition in Metabolic + Urinary is clinically proven to work with cat’s unique energy use, activating the body’s natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilisation.
- Nutrition clinically proven to avoid weight regain following a weight loss programme.
- When healthy weight is achieved, feeding amounts need to be adjusted to maintain ideal weight.
Reasons to change from Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary Feline 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.
- May transition to Prescription Diet c/d Feline Urinary Stress Reduced Calorie if weight is successfully maintained.
|KEY FEATURES||KEY BENEFITS|
|Scientifically formulated nutrient complex||Provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and improves energy metabolism.|
|Fibre||High||Soluble and insoluble fibre to trigger satiety, control appetite and maintain gastrointestinal health.|
|L-Carnitine||High||Helps cats burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass resulting in more effective weight loss.|
|L-Lysine||High||Helps metabolise fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.|
|Reduced||Decrease urinary concentration of struvite constituents (magnesium and phosphate) and calcium oxalate constituents.|
|Sodium||Controlled||Helps maintain healthy kidney function.|
|Citrate||Added||Forms soluble complexes with calcium to inhibit calcium oxalate formation.|
|Target urinary pH||Acid: 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.|
Daily Feeding Amounts
These ranges are a starting point only, because cats’ needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.
FOR WEIGHT LOSS: Determine the amount to feed based on the target weight rather than the current weight.
FOR WEIGHT CONTROL: Patient should be monitored to ensure proper body weight is maintained. Increase food amounts accordingly.
Chicken: Chicken (26%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, maize starch, cellulose, brewers' rice, tomato pomace, flaxseed, coconut oil, soybean oil, digest, minerals, fish oil, L-lysine, DL-methionine, dried carrots, L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta carotene.With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).