essentialcare® Adult Dry Formula for Indoor Cats

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of adult indoor cats

essentialcare® Adult Dry Formula for Indoor Cats

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Product Overview

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of adult indoor cats

Natural fibre blend helps control hairballs
Antioxidants help support and maintain a healthy immune system
Omega-6 fatty acids, including linoleic acid, help promote a healthy skin and coat
Taurine helps support eye and heart health
Product Benefits:
  • Natural fibre blend helps control hairballs
  • Taurine helps support eye and heart health
  • Made with a quality protein source

Diet Characteristics

This blend is specifically formulated with ADVANCED NUTRITION that support the unique nutritional needs of adult cats

  • #1 ingredient is chicken. High protein nutrition helps maintain lean muscle and a healthy weight
  • Hairballs: Natural fibre blend helps control hairballs
  • Immune Health: Contains antioxidants (Vitamins A and E) to helps support a healthy immune system including a high level of Vitamin E to help reduce oxidative stress
  • Eyes and Heart: Taurine helps support eye and heart health
  • Digestive Health: Natural prebiotic fibre, sourced from chicory root, helps promote digestive health and maintain stool quality
  • Highly Digestible: Highly digestible formula promotes optimal nutrient absorption
  • Radiant Skin and Coat: Omega-6 fatty acids, including linoleic acid, help promote a healthy skin and coat
  • Strong Bones and Teeth: Calcium and phosphorus help support healthy bones and teeth
  • Dental Health: Crunchy kibble helps clean teeth, freshen breath and promote healthy gums

Feeding & Administration

Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essential care Indoor Formula For Adult Cats provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats.

The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance.

FEEDING GUIDE1
WEIGHT AT MATURITY DRY
WEIGHT LOSS WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
lbs kg Approximate Number of 250 ml (8 oz) Cups/Day3 Approximate Number of 250 ml (8 oz) Cups/Day
5 - 9 2.3 - 4.1 1/4 - 1/2 1/4 - 1/2
10 - 14 4.5 - 6.3 2/3 - 3/4 1/2 - 3/4
CALORIE CONTENT (ME) (FED)
3587 kcal/kg
1627 kcal/lb
419 kcal/250 ml (8 oz) cup

1 Using a standard 250 ml/8 oz measuring cup which contains approximately 117 g of Purina Veterinary Diets® essentialcare® Indoor Formula For Adult Cats. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.

2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).

Nutrition Information

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS
Crude Protein (Min) 40.0 %
Crude Fat (Min) 13.5%
Crude Fibre (Max) 4.8%
Moisture (Max) 12.0%
Linoleic Acid (Min) 1.4%
Calcium (Ca) (Min) 1.0%
Phosphorous (P) (Min) 0.8%
Vitamin A (Min) 10,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 400 IU/kg
Glucosamine (Min) 350 ppm
Taurine (Min) 0.05%

Ingredients

Chicken, rice, corn gluten meal, chicken by-product meal, soy protein isolate, beef fat preserved with mixedtocopherols, fish meal, wheat flour, powdered cellulose, dried egg product, soybean hulls, liver flavour, chicory root inulin, potassium chloride, gelatin, phosphoric acid, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, salt, choline chloride, VITAMINS [Vitamin E supplement, niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), riboflavin supplement (Vitamin B-2), Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), folic acid (Vitamin B-9), Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin (Vitamin B-7), menadione sodium bisulphite complex (Vitamin K)], calcium carbonate, MINERALS [zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], taurine, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Vitamin C). B863319

Every ingredient has a purpose

Sizes Available

PACKAGING SIZES AVAILABLE CUPS PER SIZE
essentialcare® Indoor Formula For Adult Cats Bags of 3.5 lb (1.6 kg)  13 cups
  Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg)  30 cups

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