Royal Canin Veterinary Diet – Renal in pouches is very palatable and suitable for cats with chronic kidney disease. Cats with CKD often go off their food but the right diet is an important part of treating cats with renal disease. If it is left untreated renal disease can lead to further complications including urinary stones. Royal Canin Renal is a long-term feeding solution for cats with kidney disease and hepatic encephalopathy. It is tailored to meet the specific nutritional requirements and helps to reduce kidney workload. It contains an antioxidant complex, alkalinising agents and a low phosphorus level, all of which help with the treatment of chronic kidney disease. Indications: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Prophylactic prevention of urate and cystine stones stones Prophylactic prevention of calcium oxalate stones with simultaneous renal insufficiency Contraindications : Pregnancy, lactation, kittens Key benefits: Dietetic management of chronic kidney disease: Formulated to support kidney function in case of chronic renal disease. With EPA and DHA, an antioxidant complex and low phosphorus content Reduces kidney workload: An increased kidney workload can lead to a uremic crisis. This food has an adapted high quality protein content which helps to reduce the kidney workload. Metabolic equilibrium: CKD can lead to metabolic acidosis. This wet food is formulated with alkalinising agents. Well accepted: The tasty food is highly palatable and will tempt your cat to eat. Length of treatment: It is advisable to keep your cat on this diet for the rest of its life. Early dietetic measures to treat CKD are recommended. Therapeutic veterinary diets are carefully formulated and recommended to be used in conjunction with veterinary advice and support. Royal Canin strongly recommend you seek advice from your Vet prior to and during feeding of any of these products to your pet.