Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Renal Special Adult Dry Cat Food
Royal Canin Veterinary Feline Renal Special RSF26 is designed for cats with kidney disease.
What it's for
When your kitty's kidneys are healthy they filter the blood and get rid of nasty waste. If the kidneys get damaged, they can stop removing waste and toxins properly. This can make your cat seriously ill, so it's really important to get to the vet straight away if you notice any signs of kidney damage.
Signs to look out for are: drinking or urinating more than usual, losing a lot of weight, eating less, being poorly and having diarrhoea. Kidney disease is more common in older cats, but younger cats can suffer from it too.
If your vet diagnoses your cat with kidney disease there are a few treatment options. They might offer medication or put them on a special diet like this one.
- has all the nutrients your pet needs for a healthy life plus added ones to support the kidneys
- low phosphorus and top-quality proteins are easy on the kidneys
- low in calcium and vitamin D so kidney stones are less likely to form
- smells and tastes yummy – great if your cat's lost their appetite.
How it works
Cats with kidney disease have very special dietary needs. This food has all the ingredients they would normally need to live a healthy life, with added nutrients to help support their kidneys.
It's important to limit the amount of phosphorus your cat eats if they have kidney disease. This food only has a small amount. It also uses high-quality protein so that the kidneys don't have to work too hard to filter it. The perfect combination of nutrients help the kidneys filter waste more effectively. It also has less calcium and vitamin D than most cat foods, making it harder for painful kidney stones to form.
Some cats lose their appetite when they have kidney disease. This food has been designed to smell and taste irresistible. Even fussy cats and cats with low appetites will be happy to tuck in!
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 Royal Canin Veterinary Feline Renal Special RSF26, why not have a chat with your vet?
- Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI)
- Management of calcium oxalate urolith recurrence in cats with impaired renal function
- Prevention of recurrence of urolithiasis requiring urine alkalinisation urate and cystine uroliths
maize flour, rice, dehydrated pork protein*, animal fats, maize gluten, vegetable fibres, hydrolysed animal proteins, wheat gluten*, minerals, beet pulp, fish oil, soya oil, fructo-oligo-saccharides, marigold extract (source of lutein).
ADDITIVES (per kg):
Nutritional additives: Vitamin A: 22000 IU, Vitamin D3: 800 IU, E1 (Iron): 49 mg, E2 (Iodine): 3.8 mg, E4 (Copper): 11 mg, E5 (Manganese): 64 mg, E6 (Zinc): 212 mg, E8 (Selenium): 0.07 mg - Preservatives - Antioxidants.
Protein: 26% - Fat content: 17% - Crude ash: 6.1% - Crude fibres: 5% - Chloride: 0.65% - Sulphur: 0.3% - Magnesium: 0.06% - Potassium: 0.9% - Phosphorus: 0.44% - Calcium: 0.6% - Sodium: 0.3% - Hydroxyproline: 0.83% - Urine alkalinising substances: potassium citrate, calcium carbonate - Per kg: Essential fatty acids: 36 g - Vitamin D (total): 800 IU. *L.I.P.: protein selected for its very high assimilation.
|(g / day)||Cup / day||(g / day)||Cup / day||(g / day)||Cup / day|
|2||39||3/8 cup||32||3/8 cup||-||-|
|3||52||5/8 cup||43||4/8 cup||-||-|
|4||64||6/8 cup||53||5/8 cup||42||4/8 cup|
|5||75||7/8 cup||62||5/8 cup||50||4/8 cup|
|6||85||7/8 cup||71||6/8 cup||57||5/8 cup|
|7||95||1 cup||79||7/8 cup||63||6/8 cup|
|8||104||1 + 1/8 cup||87||1 cup||69||6/8 cup|
|9||113||1 + 2/8 cup||95||1 cup|
Recommended daily quantities (g/day):
Water should be available at all times
We remind you of the necessity of watching your cat's body condition, and regular visits to your veterinary
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she loves itthis is perfect as my elderly cat can only have renal food and normally has dry food not fond of the wet
For very poorly cats with advanced kidney failureI am familiar with the product. Have used it before
Good choiceHaven't bought this for a while, both cats tuck into it. Guess they like it.
Great for older cats with renal issuesI buy this regularly from my 2 cats as they are getting old now. Not only is it good for them but they enjoy it too
Same as Vet's productThe same product I purchased from my cat's Vet but more expensive. My elderly cats likes the taste of it and I'm happy as it saves my pennies!