essentialcare® Kitten Canned Formula

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of kittens

essentialcare® Kitten Canned Formula

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Product Overview

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of kittens

Product Benefits:
  • #1 ingredient is a quality protein source which helps support strong muscles
  • Helps nourish developing immune system

Diet Characteristics

This blend is specifically formulated with ADVANCED NUTRITION that support the unique nutritional needs of kittens and pregnant and nursing cats

  • #1 ingredient is turkey. High protein nutrition helps in the development of strong muscles
  • Immune Health: Contains antioxidants (Vitamins A and E) and colostrum (natural milk proteins) to help support a developing immune system
  • Brain and Vision: DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, also found in mother’s milk, helps support brain and vision development
  • Eyes and Heart: Taurine helps support eye and heart health
  • 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
  • Supports Healthy Growth and Development

Feeding & Administration

Purina Veterinary Diets essential care Kitten Formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for growth of kittens.

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

Weeks lbs kg Approximate Number of 85 g (3 oz) Cans/Day
3 - 6 2/3 - 1 1/3 0.3 - 0.6 0.5 - 1
7 - 23 1 1/2 - 5 0.7 - 2.3 1 - 3
24 - 52 5 1/3 - 14 2.4 - 6.4 3 - 7
Over 1 year     7
1156 kcal/kg
525 kcal/lb
98 kcal/85 g (3 oz) can

1 Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.

2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).

Nutrition Information

Crude Protein (Min) 12.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 6.0%
Crude Fibre (Max) 1.5%
Moisture (Max) 76.5%
Ash (Max) 3.5%
Taurine (Min) 0.05%


Chicken, liver, fish, meat by-products, water sufficient for processing, artificial and natural flavours, tricalcium phosphate, rice, guar gum, MINERALS [potassium chloride, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, manganese sulfate, potassium iodide], added colour, salt, taurine, VITAMINS [thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin E supplement, niacin (Vitamin B-3), calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Vitamin A supplement, menadione sodium bisulphite complex (Vitamin K), pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), riboflavin supplement (Vitamin B-2), Vitamin B-12 supplement, biotin (Vitamin B-7), folic acid (Vitamin B-9), Vitamin D-3 supplement]. E-4651-C

Every ingredient has a purpose

Sizes Available

essentialcare® Kitten Formula Cases, 24 x 85 g (3 oz) cans  

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