Hill's Prescription Diet

z/d Wet Cat Food

Product Description

Clinical nutrition made with highly digestible hydrolyzed protein and a single carbohydrate for cats with food sensitivities

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Primary Product Recommendation

Food Sensitivities

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet z/d Dry Cat Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help cats with food sensitivities and is clinical nutrition to help avoid adverse food reactions.

    • Increased Vitamin E and antioxidants for improved skin and coat, plus natural fiber for firmer stools
    • Crafted with highly hydrolyzed chicken protein and a single carbohydrate source
    • Formulated without additives known to cause food allergies in cats

    Protein Hydrolyzed Highly digestible hydrolyzed animal protein source; no intact animal protein.
    Carbohydrate Single source A highly digestible single carbohydrate source helps avoid common food allergens
    Omega-6 Fatty Acids Added Helps nourish the skin and coat.
    Antioxidants Added Help maintain a healthy immune system and the skin barrier function.

    Made in our own USA facilities with U.S. and imported ingredients.


    Primary Indications:

    - Adverse food reactions (AFR) & elimination diet
    - Eosinophilic granuloma complex

    Other Indications:

    - Pruritic dermatitis
    - Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)
    - Flatulence
    - Forms of chronic enteropathy (inflammatory bowel disease):
    • Food responsive
    • Antibiotic responsive
    • Steroid responsive


    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing kittens, pregnant or nursing cats
    • Patients with concurrent use of urinary acidifiers

    Additional Info:

    The hydrolyzed animal protein source and a highly digestible carbohydrate source help avoid common food allergens.

    • Pruritic dermatitis, eosinophilic granuloma complex: Adverse food reactions in cats typically occur as non-seasonal pruritic dermatitis. Some cats with adverse food reactions have clinical signs of eosinophilic granuloma complex.
    • Chronic gastroenteritis, chronic colitis: Adverse food reactions can result in chronic vomiting and/or diarrhea associated with gastrointestinal inflammation. Mildly affected cats may only show an increase in the number of bowel movements or may have only occasional vomiting.
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Adverse food reactions may be associated with IBD. z/d Feline may be helpful for cats with inflammatory bowel disease.

    Other Products to Consider

    • For patients with adverse food reactions (AFR), eosinophilic granuloma complex, pruritic dermatitis, or require a food elimination diet: Prescription Diet d/d Cat Food
    • For patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI): Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food
    • For patients with forms of chronic enteropathies (inflammatory bowel disease) including food responsive enteropathy, antibiotic responsive diarrhea, or steroid responsive enteropathy: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Cat Food, Prescription Diet d/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food
    • For patients with flatulence: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet w/d Multi-Benefit Cat Food

  • Feeding Guide

    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, & Prescription Diet Hypo Treats.

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Cat - lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - 5.5 oz (156 g) cans
    6 (2,7) 1
    8 (3,6) 1 1/4
    10 (4,5) 1 1/2
    12 (5,4) 1 3/4
    14 (6,4) 2
    16 (7,3) 2 1/4
    18 (8,2) 2 1/3

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Cat Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Hydrolyzed Chicken Liver, Water, Corn Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Iodized Salt, Calcium Sulfate, Cysteine, L-Lysine, Taurine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Potassium Citrate, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    173 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    Dry Matter2
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 9.3 % 34.3 % 8.3 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 4.8 % 17.7 % 4.3 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 10.9 % 40.3 % 9.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.5 % 1.8 % 0.4 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.22 % 0.81 % 198 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.18 % 0.67 % 164 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.3 % 1.1 % 268 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.09 % 0.32 % 78 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.015 % 0.056 % 14 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.1 % 0.36 % 89 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 82 ppm 305 ppm 7.41 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 226 IU/kg 835 IU/kg 20.31 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.11 % 0.4 % 97 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.23 % 4.55 % 1106 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.

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