Hill's Prescription Diet Thyroid Care y/d Adult Dry Cat Food - Original
Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d is a full nutritional feed designed to manage thyroid health in cats.
How it works
Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d is formulated to improve your cat's thyroid health. The food has low levels of iodine, which is used by the thyroid gland to make hormones. Limiting dietary iodine helps to keep hormones at a normal level, reducing the effects of hyperthyroidism. As well as helping with thyroid issues, the food is specially designed to give your cat the nutrients it needs to live a healthy life. The food has low levels of phosphorus and sodium (good for kidneys), while the controlled mineral content can help keep your cat’s bladder in good condition. It also has high levels of L-carnitine to aid in improving heart health, and added Omega fatty acids for a luxurious coat.
As a nutritionally balanced food, it should take the place of all your cat's meals to ensure your cat isn't getting iodine from any other sources. Results can usually be seen within three weeks.
- low iodine reduces level of hormones produced by overactive thyroid glands
- low phosphorus and low sodium supports kidney health
- controlled mineral levels to support bladder health
- high levels of L-carnitine support heart health
- added omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids give coat a healthy shine
- nutritionally balanced: can generally be your cat's only food source during treatment
- results can be expected after three weeks.
When to use it
Hyperthyroidism is fairly common in cats, and is often found in middle-age or older animals. It's usually discovered at around 13 years of age. Symptoms may include weight loss, increased appetite, a dull coat, messy appearance, thirst, increased urinating, breathing problems (or breathing too fast), abnormal heart beat, restlessness, aggression, thickened nails or vomiting and diarrhoea. An enlarged thyroid gland is the biggest sign; feel around your cat's neck for lumps. Some of these symptoms are linked to other diseases such as chronic renal failure and intestinal lymphoma, so it's important to consult your vet for diagnosis.
Because veterinary diets are formulated for the nutritional support of pets with specific clinical conditions, we recommend that you only use them under professional advice. For more information on feeding Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d to your cat, please consult your veterinary surgeon.
Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Whole Grain Corn, Soybean Mill Run, Egg Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, L-Lysine, Potassium Citrate, Lactic Acid, Dicalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Taurine, L-Tryptophan, Brewers Dried Yeast, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene
|Weight of Cat||Amount per Day|
|6 lb (2,7 kg)||1/3 cup (40 g)|
|8 lb (3,6 kg)||3/8 cup (45 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1/2 cup (65 g)|
|12 lb (5,4 kg)||5/8 cup (80 g)|
|14 lb (6,4 kg)||2/3 cup (85 g)|
|16 lb (7,3 kg)||3/4 cup (95 g)|
|18 lb (8,2 kg)||3/4 cup (95 g)|
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
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Cat looking so much betterOur 20 year old cat was diagnosed with an over active thyroid. She had lost a lot of weight and spent most of the day sleeping. After giving her Hills Y/D she is gaining weight, her coat looking healthy and she is playing again and enjoying life.
Miracle Cat FoodThis food is amazing. Both my cats are hyperthyroid and by using this food there medication has been reduced. The difference in both of them is remarkable, thicker fur, brighter eyes and increased energy. Thank you Hills
My cat likes it.My cat has been on this for a few weeks now and seems to like it, always finishes it. Only down side is there is only one flavour of this type of food.
It really does work!Our girl 16 was losing weight rapidly but was constantly scavenging for food and her coat was getting very tatty. We tried this food on review recommendations and would never look back. It took a matter of weeks for us to see a difference and now 8 months on she’s put all her weight back on and is far more active than she has been in years. It’s honestly like a new cat with as many others have said a new lease of life. I had no idea this diet plan would be so successful but thank you hills you’ve saved our little one and she’s content again x
Great food medication for Thyroid issue catsGreat product, great price & great service. Keep it up...