ROYAL CANIN® Renal dry is a complete dietetic feed for cats formulated to support renal function in the case of chronic renal insufficiency, through its restricted levels of phosphorus and high-quality proteins. Renal dry is also formulated to reduce oxalate stone formation through its low level of calcium and Vitamin D, and its urine alkalising properties. Recommendations: It is recommended that a veterinarian’s opinion be sought before use or before extending the period of use. Initially feed Renal dry for up to 6 months in cases of chronic renal insufficiency and reduction of oxalate stone formation. Recommended for cases of: Azotemic Chronic Kidney Disease (IRIS stage 2 to stage 4), Management of calcium oxalate urolith recurrence in cats with impaired renal function, Prevention of recurrence of urolithiasis requiring urine alkalinisation: urate & cystine uroliths. Not recommended in case of: Growth, gestation and lactation. This diet is complete and balanced and can be fed long-term. A full health check should be performed by a veterinarian every 6 months.
Analytical constituants: Protein 23.0% (min.), Fat 17.0% (min.), Calcium 0.60% (min.), Phosphorus 0.30% (min.), Ash 5.90% (max.), Crude Fiber 4.60% (max.), Moisture 5.50% (max.), EPA/DHA: 0.42%, Carbohydrates (NFE): 44%, Dietary fibre: 10.70%, Omega 3: 0.95%, Omega 6: 3.35%, Sodium: 0.40g, Potassium: 0.90%, Magnesium: 0.07%. Metabolisable energy: 392.10 kcal/100g.
Composition: Maize flour, rice, animal fats, wheat gluten**, maize, soya protein isolate*, vegetable fibres, maize gluten, minerals, hydrolysed animal proteins, chicory pulp, fish oil, soya oil, mono - and diglycerides of palmitic and stearic acids esterified with citric acid, psyllium husks and seeds, fructo-oligosaccharides, marigold extract (source of lutein). Protein sources: wheat gluten*, soya protein isolate*, maize gluten, hydrolysed poultry protein. * L.I.P.: protein selected for its very high digestibility.
Additives: Nutritional additives: Vitamin A: 21500 IU, Vitamin D3: 800 IU, Iron: 45 mg, Iodine: 4.5 mg, Copper: 14 mg, Manganese: 58 mg, Zinc: 153 mg, Selenium: 0.08 mg - Technological additives: Clinoptilolite of sedimentary origin: 10 g - Preservatives - Antioxidants.
Feeding instructions: see table. Water should be available at all times. It is recommended that a full health check should be performed every 6 months. In case of food aversion, cats can be switched to another renal option without transition. Renal diets are recommended in cases of proteinuria, and once creatinine levels elevate past reference ranges (from CKD stage 2), before inappetance develops. After commencing a Renal diet, in addition to periodic measurement of renal biomarkers, blood mineral level monitoring is also recommended. In cases of diet-induced hypercalcaemia, cats should be switched to Early Renal diet. Renal diets may be continued for the cat’s lifetime. In case of food aversion, cats can be switched to another renal option without transition. It is recommended that a full health check be performed every 6 months