Kidneys are very important because they remove waste substances from the blood, and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. Once kidney damage occurs, the consequences are usually irreversible. Because the right nutrition can positively impact your pet’s quality of life, Hill’s, nutritionists and veterinarians developed Hill’s Prescription Diet Feline k/d Kidney Care with Chicken, clinical nutrition especially formulated to support your cat’s kidney health. There are large number of causes of kidney disease which may cause different symptoms and even endanger your cat’s life. Nutritional factors can play a role in preventing illness. Hill’s Prescription Diet Feline k/d Kidney Care with Chicken offers a number of advantages: Reduced levels of protein to help reduce kidney workload Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids to help blood flow to the kidneys Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system Great taste – a cat food that allows you to treat your cat! Please consult your vet for further information and guidance on what is best for your cat.