ROYAL CANIN® Feline Health Nutrition APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ dry cat food

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Spayed or neutered cats are 3.4 times more likely to become overweight. APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ is for spayed or neutered cats with a tendency to beg for food 7 to 12 years of age.

  • Supports healthy aging
  • Helps maintain ideal weight
  • Balanced minerals and vitamins
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Available Packaging Sizes: 2.5 lb (1.13 kg), 6 lb (2.72 kg)
Product Information
Benefits
MAINTAINS VITALITY
A cat has a very long maturity phase. During the first phase (7-12 years of age) many of the early aging signs including reduced kidney function and arthritis, may not be visible. APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ helps maintain vitality during the first phase of aging through the inclusion of a specialized complex of antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, lutein, taurine and green tea extracts, along with EPA and DHA, glucosamine and chondroitin. APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ is formulated with a controlled phosphorous content to help support aging kidneys and maintain healthy kidney function.

FOOD INTAKE CONTROL
Spaying or neutering leads to a change in hormone levels which causes a cat’s metabolism and energy requirements to decrease by up to 30%[1]. At the same time, spaying or neutering can cause an increase in appetite, which can lead to begging and unwanted behaviours. APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ is formulated with an increased level of soluble and insoluble fibres, along with a ring-shaped, low-density kibble design to help create a feeling of fullness, which leaves a cat feeling satisfied, both during meals and between meals. 81% of owners who tested Appetite Control formulas on a cat with a tendency to beg for food were satisfied with the results[2].

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FORMULA
A large number of spayed and neutered cats are overweight. Excess weight can contribute to a number of health problems and may even result in a shorter lifespan. APPETITE CONTROL SPAYED/NEUTERED 7+ helps to minimize the accumulation of excess fat through a high protein content and lower calories[3]. Supplemental L-carnitine (200 mg/kg min) helps to burn excess fat stores. An adapted feeding guide and ring-shaped, low-density kibble design ensure appropriate feeding amounts, contributing to a healthy body weight.

[1] Source: Scarlett, 1994.
[2] Source: Internal study carried out on 49 cats.
[3] 10% less kilocalories than Adult Fit and Active (3302 kcal/kg vs. 3666 kcal/kg).

Feeding Guide
Daily Feeding Recommended - Kibbles Only
Weight of Cat Low Activity Level Normal High Activity Level
6.6 lb (3 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 5/8 cup (50 g) 3/8 cup (60 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 5/8 cup (49 g) 3/4 cup (61 g) 7/8 cup (73 g)
11.0 lb (5 kg) 5/8 cup (57 g) 7/8 cup (72 g) 1 cup (86 g)
13.2 lb (6 kg) 3/4 cup (65 g) 1 cup (82 g) 1 1/8 cups (98 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 86 grams

Daily Feeding Recommended - Mixed Feeding
Weight of Cat Normal
6.6 lb (3 kg) 3/8 cup (29 g) + Suggested formula:
1 can Spayed/Neutered
3 oz (85 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 1/2 cup (41 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 5/8 cup (52 g)
13.2 lb (6 kg) 3/4 cup (62 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 86 grams
Ingredients

Corn, corn gluten meal, chicken meal, wheat gluten, wheat, powdered cellulose, pea fiber, natural flavors, chicken fat, brewers rice, egg product, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, calcium sulfate, grain distillers dried yeast, vegetable oil, sodium silico aluminate, salt, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, psyllium seed husk, sodium pyrophosphate, fructooligosaccharides, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), niacin supplement, biotin, riboflavin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin A acetate, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement], taurine, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, copper proteinate, sodium selenite], glucosamine hydrochloride, L-carnitine, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), green tea extract, chondroitin sulfate, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 32.0%
Crude Fat (min.) 10.0%
Crude Fiber (max.) 11.2%
Moisture (max.) 8.0%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min.) 0.13%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.) 0.05%
Phosphorus (min.) 0.49%
Ascorbic acid* (min.) 160 mg/kg
L-carnitine* (min.) 140 mg/kg
Glucosamine* (min.) 300 mg/kg
Chondroitin sulfate* (min.) 70 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.
Calorie Content

This diet contains 3302 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 284 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

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