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:

  • Made with real chicken & liver
  • No artificial colours or preservatives
  • DHA for brain and vision development
  • Omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin A to nourish skin and coat
  • Formulated to support a kitten's healthy growth and development
  • Vitamin A and taurine support healthy vision
  • Highly digestible formula for optimal nutrient delivery
  • Antioxidants support a kitten's developing immune system

Feeding & Administration

Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essentialcare Kitten Formula provides complete and balanced nutrition 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 1 - 1 1/2
7 - 23 1 1/2 - 5 0.7 - 2.3 1 2/3 - 2 3/4
24 - 52 5 1/3 - 14 2.4 - 6.4 2 3/4 - 3
Over 1 year     3
1190 kcal/kg
540 kcal/lb
101 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%
Linoleic Acid (Min) 0.5%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (Min) 0.01%
Vitamin A (Min) 2,500 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 100 IU/kg
Taurine (Min) 0.05%


Chicken, liver, fish, meat by-products, water, artificial and natural flavours, rice, MINERALS [potassium chloride, magnesium proteinate, zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, potassium iodide], guar gum, VITAMINS [Vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), niacin (Vitamin B-3), calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Vitamin A supplement, menadione sodium busulphite 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], taurine, choline chloride, salt. F850320

Every ingredient has a purpose

Sizes Available

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

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