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y/d® Feline Thyroid Health - Dry

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Hill's® Prescription Diet®
y/d® Feline Thyroid Health


Prescription Diet y/d is the safe, effective and easy way to manage thyroid health. Clinically proven nutrition to restore thyroid health in 3 weeks.

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Key Benefits

Easy. Effective. Safe.
Clinically proven nutrition to restore thyroid health
Improves thyroid health in 3 weeks* (when fed as the sole source of nutrition)
Complete daily nutrition with a taste your cat will love

Additional Info

Additional benefits for overall health
Supports kidney health with controlled phosphorus and low sodium
Helps maintain bladder health with controlled mineral levels
Promotes heart health with essential nutrients like taurine and carnitine
Promotes healthy skin and a luxurious hair coat with high levels of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids

IMPORTANT
Because iodine intake from other food sources -- treats, another pet's food, etc. -- can compromise the effectiveness of low-iodine nutrition, it's critical that you follow your veterinarian's feeding instructions carefully and feed only y/d.

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

Important Feeding Information

  • These amounts are a starting point only. Your cat may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • With your veterinarian's approval, mix increasing amounts of your cat's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Prescription Diet formulas are available in a wide variety of dry foods and treats for your cat's unique needs, and canned foods with delicious flavors your cat will love. Supplementation with other foods or treats is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food. When using with canned food, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • For best results, have your veterinarian monitor your cat's condition.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this plastic bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Adult maintenance

Weight of CatAmount per Day
6 lb (2,7 kg) 1/4 cup (30 g) - 3/8 cup (45 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/8 cup (45 g) - 5/8 cup (80 g)
14 lb (6,4 kg) 1/2 cup (65 g) - 3/4 cup (95 g)
18 lb (8,2 kg) 2/3 cup (85 g) - 7/8 cup (110 g)
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Prescription Diet® y/d® Feline Thyroid Health provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 4147 kcal/kg (517 kcal/cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein36.3
Fat25.7
Carbohydrate (NFE)28.6
Crude Fiber3.1
Calcium0.95
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.26
Potassium0.83
Magnesium0.067
Taurine0.34
Carnitine651 ppm
Iodine0.2 mg/kg

References

1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of y/d® Feline Thyroid Health contains 4.4 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Whole Grain Corn, Soybean Mill Run, Dried Egg Product, L-Lysine, Chicken Liver Flavor, Potassium Citrate, Lactic Acid, Dicalcium Phosphate, vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Tryptophan, Natural Flavor, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Sulfate), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.


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Hill's® Prescription Diet® y/d® Feline Thyroid Health 4.6 5 91 91
Controls her hyperthyroidism without any medication. Excellent product. My cat was quite aggressive growling at night and drinking a great deal of water. The Vet was talking radiation and then I learned of YD formula. After a couple months on this food her thyroid labs returned to normal. I highly recommend and avoided having to administer pills which would have been a mutual nightmare. November 22, 2013
easy transfer from old food. Thrived well on y/d. Ate y/d as his meal and also used it as his treat, since he could not have any other food. no more pills to buy or forgetting to give them twice a day. October 1, 2013
Bean's thyroid has returned to a normal range with the y/d diet This product is wonderful. My 17 year old cat was too old and sick for any other thyroid treatments. Oral medication did not work and had to be stopped - it caused intense itching above the eyes that resulted in sore areas. Bean was quickly running out of options. Since Bean has been on the diet (wet and dry food), it is obvious he feels much much better - his coat is shiny again, he has started to play again, and he looks better than most cats his age (per the vet tech at my vet's office). Bean has gained about 6 ounces since the diet. I feed Bean the wet y/d in small portions every 3/4 hours and always keep the dry food out for him. I have my best buddy back again and I am grateful! September 27, 2013
more variety, like treats, needed It is very hard in a multiple pet home to keep your cat away from every other food available and then to not be able to feed her any treats, is not good. We come to make her feel like the can food is a treat to her, which makes it a little easier, but I do wish you could make treats. September 28, 2014
This product is good for Bear. I just wish I could get some coupons that is worth something. Thank you martha kent September 25, 2014
Our cat likes the dry food I have a senior cat who can be finicky. The Hill's Prescription Diet y/d Feline Thyroid Health was suggested by my vet. In my experience my cat preferred the dry variety vs the wet food and seems to be thriving on this recent change to Hill's prescription diet. I will continue to buy this brand! September 17, 2014
Good Short Term Option for Cats with a Thyroid Condition My cat was diagnosed with a thyroid condition in June 2013. All other medicines were not working and she went from 12 lbs down to 5 lbs. In June of 2014 I tried Prescription Diet y/d as the last option. I introduced her to the food directly with no gradual step down from her old food. In one month she gained 1 lb and her nervous behavior has subsided. This was great news as she looks healthier and seems happy. The only drawback is that there is only 1 variety of y/d so she is now getting bored eating the food after 3 months. I tried the wet food option of y/d and it is very dry as a wet food option and does not hold up well after several hours in the bowl (gets too dried out to eat). So if you are looking for a good a good short term solution, y/d dry for cats is a good alternative. September 15, 2014
Y/D dry has helped tremendously with my cats hyperthyroid. he requires no medications, diet controlled only. September 13, 2014