Royal Canin Veterinary Diet – Renal Select Feline is a dry food which has been formulated to aid renal function in cats suffering with chronic kidney disease. It is also suitable if your cat has temporary renal insufficiency. Older cats often suffer with kidney disease. There are many reasons for this and it is not always easy to diagnose renal disease at an early stage. If your pet has been diagnosed with kidney insufficiency it is a good idea to feed it with dietary food on a permanent basis as this helps to reduce progressive damage to the kidneys. Cats with kidney disorders often suffer with appetite loss. Royal Canin Renal Select kibble has a crunchy shell and a soft core so it is appetising and very palatable. It will encourage your cat to eat. It has a high energy density to help limit weight loss. It also contains EPA and DHA as well as an antioxidant complex and it has a low phosphorus content. The adapted high quality protein content helps to reduce the kidney workload. 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. High energy content: The high energy density of the kibble helps to limit weight loss. Well accepted: The tasty food is highly palatable and will tempt your cat to eat. Length of treatment: If your cat is suffering from chronic renal insufficiency it is advisable to keep your cat on this diet for the rest of its life. Please make sure your cat is checked regularly. Early dietetic measures 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.