Prescription Diet c/d Multicare with Chicken Dry Cat Food is formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage cats with Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD).
These characteristics make Prescription Diet c/d Multicare, veterinary exclusive dry cat food, a useful nutritional aid for cats with FLUTD or FIC:
Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus Controlled levels Reduce building blocks of crystals and uroliths. Potassium Citrate Added Inhibits calcium oxalate crystals and uroliths Antioxidant Blend High Vitamins E and Beta Carotene help defend cells against free radical oxidation and counteract inflammation Omega-3 Fatty Acids EPA and DHA High Help break inflammatory cycle associated with uroliths, crystals, and FIC. Target Urine pH* 6.2 -- 6.4 Discourages struvite formation, with minimal effect on calcium oxalate formation
*Urine pH of individual cats may vary due to complicating factors such as time of feeding before urine collection, type of urine collection, individual animal variation, and test methodology.
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Made in our own USA facilities with U.S. and imported ingredients.
- Calcium oxalate urolithiasis, reduce recurrence
- Calcium phosphate urolithiasis, reduce recurrence
- Struvite dissolution
- Struvite urolithiasis, reduce recurrence
- Mild to moderate stages of heart disease, including asymptomatic
- Advanced stages of heart disease
- All cases of FLUTD initially (during investigation)
- Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC)
Not Recommended For:
- Growing kittens, pregnant or nursing cats.
- Patients with concurrent use of urinary acidifiers.
Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:
- Nutrition clinically tested to reduce the rate of recurrence of FIC signs by 89%.1
- Clinically tested to dissolve struvite stones in as little as 7 days (Average 27 days).2
- Helps maintain urine saturation levels that minimize risk of calcium oxalate crystal growth.3
- Ideal for long-term feeding and multi-cat households.
- Dry and canned formulas can be mixed or fed concurrently.
- S+OXSHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals
Other Products to Consider
- To reduce recurrence of calcium oxalate (CaOx), calcium phosphate, or struvite uroliths: Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food
- For patients with mild to moderate stages of heart disease, including asymptomatic: Prescription Diet d/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Support Cat Food, Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress Cat Food
- For patients with advanced stages of heart disease: Prescription Diet d/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Support Cat Food, Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress Cat Food
- To reduce recurrence of struvite uroliths & weight maintenance: Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet w/d Cat Food
- For patients requiring struvite dissolution: Prescription Diet s/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food
- For patients requiring weight loss or maintenance with concurrent feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD): Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food
- For patients with feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC): Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Cat Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Stress Cat Food
1Kruger JM, Lulich JP, MacLeay J, et al. Comparison of foods with differing nutritional profiles for long-term management of acute nonobstructive idiopathic cystitis in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2015;247:508-517.
2Lulich JP, Kruger JM, MacLeay JM, et al. Efficacy of two commercially available, low-magnesium, urine-acidifying dry foods for the dissolution of struvite uroliths in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013;243:1147-1153.
3MacLeay JM, Schiefelbein H, Davidson S. Dietary Sodium Increases Calcium Excretion and Induced Calcium Oxalate Precipitation in Cats. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15319. J Vet Int Med 2018;32:6:2288.
4Naarden B, Corbee RJ. The effect of a therapeutic urinary stress diet on the short‐term recurrence of feline idiopathic cystitis. Vet Med Sci. 2019;00:1–7
How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.
- Provide specific feeding instructions for your patient.
- Daily Feeding Recommendations are only a guide and a place to start.
- Grams are the most accurate form of measurement; cups are estimated from grams.
- Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.
- Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.
- Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
Weight of Cat - lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - cups (grams) 6 (2,7) 1/2 (45) 8 (3,6) 5/8 (55) 10 (4,5) 3/4 (70) 12 (5,4) 7/8 (80) 14 (6,4) 1 (90) 16 (7,3) 1 1/8 (100) 18 (8,2) 1 1/8 (100)
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Feline with Chicken provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats
High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.
Chicken, Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Chicken Meal, Egg Product, Pork Flavor, Soybean Oil, Fish Oil, L-Lysine, Lactic Acid, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Potassium Citrate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Iodized Salt, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.
Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.
3826 kcal/kg (347 kcal/cup†)
Nutrient As Fed1
As Fed, Caloric Basis3
Protein 32.0 33.8 8.4 g / 100 kcal Fat 14.8 15.7 3.9 g / 100 kcal Carbohydrate / NFE 41.4 43.8 10.8 g / 100 kcal Crude Fiber 1.0 1.0 0.3 g / 100 kcal Calcium 0.76 0.80 199 mg / 100 kcal Phosphorous 0.76 0.80 198 mg / 100 kcal Potassium 0.63 0.67 165 mg / 100 kcal Sodium 0.35 0.37 91 mg / 100 kcal Magnesium 0.076 0.080 20 mg / 100 kcal Taurine 0.20 0.21 52 mg / 100 kcal Vitamin E 701 IU/kg 742 IU/kg 18.32 IU / 100 kcal Total Omega-3 FA 0.62 0.66 163 mg / 100 kcal
1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.
†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of c/d Multicare Feline contains 3.2 oz. by weight.