Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d
Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d is a special food that can help to improve your cat's thyroid health.
What it's for
Hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) is quite common in cats – especially middle-age or older ones. It's often found in cats aged 13 or above. Signs to look out for are weight loss, eating more, a dull coat, thirstiness, going to the toilet more, trouble breathing, a scruffy appearance, a weird heartbeat, acting a bit hyper, being aggressive, thickened nails, being sick and having diarrhoea. You might even notice that their thyroid gland is bigger. Have a gentle feel around your cat's neck and see if you can find any lumps. Some of the symptoms mentioned could be signs of other nasty illnesses like kidney failure and intestinal lymphoma, so if you notice them it's important to get in touch with your vet right away.
- low iodine to stop the thyroid glands from producing too many hormones
- low in phosphorus and sodium to support kidney health
- balanced level of minerals to keep bladder healthy
- added L-carnitine supports heart health
- contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for a healthy and shiny coat
- designed to be your cat's only food source during treatment
- expect results within three weeks.
How it works
Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d is specially designed to help keep your cat's thyroid healthy. The recipe is low in iodine, which the thyroid gland uses to make hormones. Making sure your cat eats less iodine helps to keep their hormones at a normal level, reducing the symptoms of hyperthyroidism.
As well as helping with thyroid problems, the food also gives your cat all the nutrition they need for a healthy life. It has low phosphorus and sodium (great for the kidneys) and the balanced level of minerals can stop bladder stones from forming. It's also got high levels of L-carnitine to keep their heart healthy, and omega fatty acids for a gorgeous coat. Because this food is specially balanced, it needs to take the place of all their meals to make sure they aren't getting iodine anywhere else. You will most likely see results within three weeks.
Veterinary diets like this one have been specially made to support pets with specific medical conditions. Because of this, they might not be suitable for all pets, so we'd recommend getting professional advice before feeding them to your pet. If you think your cat could benefit from eating Hill's Prescription Diet Feline y/d, why not have a chat with your vet?
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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Great productMy cat was losing weight rapidly and had a really high heartbeat. Vet said we should be prepared for her to keel over any moment, but suggested this food for hyperthyroidism. In only a few weeks there was a real difference. Putting on weight thick coat and happy to eat only this, both wet and dry. Since April put on 500 grams, heart rate halved. We've just had her 21st birthday. New lease of life. Unbelievable.
Amazing results in just 4 weeks ,very high thyroid readings back to within normal range!Our 19 year old cat was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid. At her age the only option was this food. Fussy madam not keen on the tins - but loves the dried food. Just 4 weeks later her thyroid readings were within normal range, and she has put a little weight on too. Now 4 months on, she is a different cat, been given new lease of life. I was sceptical of reviews I read before we bought the food - they were right. Thank you Hills Y/d, without this food it would have been a very different story
y/d diet for catsgreat efficient service and at good price!Since giving it to my cat who is 20 yrs old who's thyroid level was 54 which went down to 47,so was well worth it instead of going for the chemical way or surgery.
LifelineMy 17 year old cat was on his last legs with an over active thyroid problem when I was recommended Hills y/d feline diet food by my vet. I didn't hold out much hope, to see my cat now you would think he was a different animal. He looks 10 years younger, his behaviour is back on track as an adorable, loveable creature. He has a lovely shiny coat & healthy appetite. This product has really given him a new lease of life. Would urge anyone with a pet with this problem to try it.
Gave our cat 2 more happy yearsIt was getting impossible to give our cat thyroid pills but fortunately this new food was available which gave our cat 2 more happy years.