This blend is specifically formulated with ADVANCED NUTRITION that support the unique nutritional needs of senior cats.
Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essentialcare Senior Formula For 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.
|WEIGHT AT MATURITY||DRY|
|lbs||kg||Approximate Number of 250 ml (8 oz) Cups/Day|
|5 - 9||2.3 - 4.1||1/4 - 1/2|
|10 - 14||4.5 - 6.3||2/3 - 3/4|
|CALORIE CONTENT (ME) (FED)|
|444 kcal/250 ml (8 oz) cup|
1 Using a standard 250 ml/8 oz measuring cup which contains approximately 122 g of Purina Veterinary Diets® essentialcare® Senior Formula For Cats. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.
2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).
|Crude Protein (Min)||42.0 %|
|Crude Fat (Min)||14.0%|
|Crude Fibre (Max)||5.5%|
|Linoleic Acid (Min)||1.5%|
|Calcium (Ca) (Min)||1.0%|
|Phosphorous (P) (Min)||0.8%|
|Vitamin A (Min)||10,000 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E (Min)||400 IU/kg|
** Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Turkey, rice, corn gluten meal, chicken meal, soy protein concentrate, soy protein isolate, beef fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, soybean meal, dried egg product, powdered cellulose, liver flavour, fish meal, wheat flour, chicory root inulin, fish oil, phosphoric acid, gelatin, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, salt, potassium chloride, 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)], taurine, calcium carbonate, citric acid, MINERALS [zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], DL-Methionine, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Vitamin C). G863419
|PACKAGING||SIZES AVAILABLE||CUPS PER SIZE|
|essentialcare® Senior Formula For Cats||Bags of 3.5 lb (1.6 kg)||13 cups|
|Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg)||29 cups|