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Hill's Prescription Diet

k/d Early Stage Dry Cat Food with Chicken





Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Early Stage Cat Food with Chicken is complete dietetic pet food for support of renal function in case of chronic renal insufficiency in adult cats. Ideal for early stage renal insufficiency. This food has a low level of phosphorus and a restricted level of high-quality protein.

Delicious clinically proven nutrition to improve quality of life and lengthen the relationship with your cat


Kidney Care


with Chicken


Adult, Senior



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For quality, consistency and taste, or your money back

When your cat's kidneys are damaged, the kidneys cannot perform as well as before. The condition is not reversible, but progression may be slowed, and taking action early can be beneficial. Dietetic foods for kidney conditions are designed to help reduce workload on the kidneys, enabling them to function more effectively. Cats with decreased kidney function may experience loss of appetite and their food intake might decline.

Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage clinical nutrition for early protection of a cat's vital kidney function and to encourage eating for strength and energy. It's formulated with ActivBiome+ Kidney Defense, a proprietary blend of prebiotics shown to nourish the gut microbiome to help support kidney function. This dry food has an irresistible taste that your cat will love.

How it works:

  • Controlled phosphorus & low sodium, enriched with Omega-3s from fish oil
  • ActivBiome+ Kidney Defense nourishes the gut microbiome to support kidney health
  • Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) Technology for cats
  • High levels of essential amino acids and L-carnitine
  • With a delicious taste your cat won't resist

How it helps:

  • Early support of vital kidney function
  • Helps manage the changes in the gut microbiome caused by impaired kidney function
  • Stimulates appetite & increases food intake
  • Supports natural ability to build and maintain muscle mass
  • S+OX SHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite and calcium oxalate crystals

Additional info:

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dry Cat Food is a complete and balanced food that provides all the nutrition your cat needs. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Prescription Diet foods can help your cat to continue to enjoy a happy and active life.

For best results, consistent long term feeding of this product is critical for efficacy of the product benefits.

Dry and canned formulas can be mixed or fed concurrently.

Formulated to help

reduce the risk of struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

Made in the USA
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13 million shelter pets
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COMPOSITION: Vegetable protein extracts, cereals, oils and fats (fish oil 1.8%), vegetables, meat and animal derivatives (chicken 4%), derivatives of vegetable origin, eggs and egg derivatives, minerals. Protein sources: Maize gluten meal, pea protein, chicken and turkey meal, rice protein concentrate, dried whole eggs. ActivBiome+ Kidney Defense prebiotic blend (1.1%): Betaine, oat bran, fructo-oligosaccharides.


ANALYTICAL CONSTITUENTS: Protein 33.0%, Fat content 21.7%, Crude fibre 1.9%, Crude ash 5.4%, Omega-3 fatty acids 0.9%, Calcium 0.78%, Phosphorus 0.48%, Sodium 0.24%, Potassium 0.75%, Magnesium 0.07%; per kg: Vitamin A 8,923IU, Vitamin D3 789IU, Vitamin E 611mg, Vitamin C 99mg, Beta-carotene 2.2mg, L-carnitine 570mg.


ADDITIVES PER KG: Nutritional additives: 3b103 (Iron) 45.1mg, 3b202 (Iodine) 1.1mg, 3b405 (Copper) 4.4mg, 3b502 (Manganese) 4.7mg, 3b603 (Zinc) 79.0mg, 3b801 (Selenium) 0.1mg, 3a920 (Betaine) 5.0g, with natural antioxidant.

Adult maintenance

Weight of Cat - kgs Amount per Day - 85 g pouches Amount per Day - grams
2 1 + 15 g
3 1 + 25 g
4 1 + 35 g
5 1 + 50 g
6 1 + 60 g
7+ 1 + 10 g per kg

Adult maintenance

Weight of Cat - kgs Amount per Day - grams
2 35
3 45
4 55
5 65
6 75
7+ 12 per kg

Ask your veterinarian for specific feeding instructions for your pet. This is only a guide. Grams are the most accurate form of measurement. In case you are using Hill's measuring cup please refer to here.

For best results:

– Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.

– Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry and wet foods.

– Keep fresh water available at all times.

– Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.

– To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets & children.



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4215 kcal/kg (422 kcal/100g)

Nutrient As Fed1
Moisture 4 %
Protein 33 %
Fat 21.7 %
Carbohydrate (NFE) 33.5 %
Crude fibre 1.9 %
Crude Ash 5.4 %
Soluble fibre 1.1 %
Calcium 0.78 %
Phospohorus 0.48 %
Potassium 0.75 %
Sodium 0.24 %
Magnesium 0.071 %
DL-methionine 1.4 %
Taurine 0.23 %
Vitamin A 8923 IU/kg
Vitamin C 99 ppm
Vitamin D 789 IU/kg
Vitamin E 611 IU/kg
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) 25 ppm
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 12.5 ppm
Niacin (Vitamin B3) 143 ppm
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 10.3 ppm
Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5) 36.3 ppm
Folic acid (Vitamin B9) 2.57 ppm
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 0.16 ppm
Biotin (Vitamin B7) 0.43 ppm
Alpha-Linolenic acid 0.3 %
DHA 0.2 %
EPA 0.285 %
Omega-3-fatty acids 0.92 %
Omega-6-fatty acids 3.6 %
Beta-carotene 2.26 ppm
L-carnitine 569.6 ppm
Glucosamine 295 ppm
Chondroitin Sulfate 263 ppm


1The displayed analytical values may differ slightly from the values shown on the package. Both values meet product specifications.



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