CLINIVET Adult Cat Complete Catfood
Cats are strict carnivores who require a diet designed sepcifically for them. Health problems commonly seen in cats are obesity, hairballs, dental disease and FLUTD (Feline Urinary Tract Disorder).
Health problems associated with Obesity
Obesity is a serious condition that can lead to problems with the cardiovascualr system, liver disease, arthritis, FLUTD and a reduced lifespan. To help prevent obesity, CLINIVET Adult Cat food contains an optimum protein and carbohydrate formula to promote the slow release of energy throughout the day, meaning your cat stays fuller for longer.
Prevention of dental disease
As cats age, the incidence of dental disease increases. Dental disease is caused by the accumulation of tartar and bacteria on the surface of the tooth and can lead to infection and inflammation of the gums. If this is allowed to persist then irreversible dental disease can occur, the tooth becomes loose and is eventually lost. It is possible to reduce the incidence of dental disease by feeding CLINIVET Adult Cat, a diet with an optimal kibble size to promote healthy teeth and gums.
Prevention of FLUTD
FLUTD is a problem usually associated with the neutered, indoor, overweight cat. This condition occurs when when stones or crystals become wedged in the narrowest part of the urethra. The stones cause the bladder to become distended and can restrict or block the passage of urine.
The easiest way to prevent FLUTD from occurring is to control your cat's weight and to feed a slightly acidic diet. CLINIVET Adult Cat contains balanced minerals (calcium and magnesium) at an optimum pH to help prevent the occurrence of FLUTD.
Problems with hairballs
Cats spend a large proportion of their time grooming themselves. Their tongues have small barbs which dislodge loose hair during grooming. Cats cannot spit out the hair so it is swallowed and travels down into the stomach. Hair usually passes through the digestive tract and does not cause any problems, however sometimes the hair accumulates to form a hairball. When the hairballs reach a certain size, the body attempts to eliminate them by either expelling them with the faeces, or by ejecting them back up the gullet.
CLINIVET Adult Cat contains a fibre formula to help 'sweep' the fur along the intestines in the right direction and prevent the formation of hairballs. In addition, an optimal level of Omega 3 fatty acids also help maintain good coat condition, reducing the quantity of hair which is lost.