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Principles of nutrition for sterilized cats and neutered cats

What should be the nutrition of neutered and sterilized cats and cats? The answer to this question is simple: the diet should meet the needs of the pet and its age, to be comprehensive and diverse.
Principle # 1. Feed must meet pet needs.
Properly selected food:
• Considers a reduction in daily energy demand, which means it allows you to maintain an ideal weight.

• Reduces the risk of cat lower urinary tract diseases and helps to ensure a balanced urine pH level.

• Combines all essential nutrients, including vitamins A, C and E and Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.

A line of feeds that are not just meeting all these requirements, but also enriched with a scientifically developed OPTIRENAL® kidney health formula, can be found in the PRO PLAN® – PRO PLAN® Sterilised assortment.

OPTIRENAL® contains antioxidants – vitamins C, E and β-carotene, to protect the kidneys from oxidative stress, as well as omega-3 and omega-6 arginine and fatty acids to support kidney function and reduce inflammation.
Principle No. 2. Feed must be appropriate to the pet’s age.
When the pet is seven years old, to the already mentioned above needs of neutered and sterilized cats and cats, several more points should be added – “age-related” health features:

• Aging digestive system;

• Increased probability of intestinal microflora imbalance;

• Reduced muscle mass;

• Fragility of bones.
The solution for mature neutered and sterilized pets can also be found in the PRO PLAN® – PRO PLAN® STERILISED 7+ assortment of feeds.

This dry food contains a unique formula * LONGEVIS®, which prolongs the life of cats by an average of 1 year, supports basic * vital functions and balanced * intestinal microflora.

LONGEVIS® is a unique combination of ** nutrients, including antioxidants (vitamin E and beta-carotene), a natural prebiotic (chicory), omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and elevated levels of taurine.

PRO PLAN® STERILISED 7+ takes into account such aspects as easy digestibility of ingredients and an increased need for proteins – the food is rich in high-quality fats, proteins and carbohydrates. In addition, it has a very tasty formula to compensate for the loss of smell and taste.
Principle number 3. The nutritional approach for neutered and sterilized pets should be comprehensive.
In the prevention of the development of diseases, the caring owner will have to take into account a lot of details. In particular, according to scientific research, worsening of the health of the oral cavity ** is capable of causing problems with the health of the heart, kidneys and liver in cats.

This means that special nutrition for neutered and sterilized pets should be supplemented with food that will provide prevention of oral diseases and improve the health of the teeth and gums of a cat and a cat – for example, PRO PLAN® DENTAL PLUS food.

This feed contains the formula ORAL HEALTH COMPLETE®, designed to improve oral hygiene in cats, as well as substances that reduce calcium deposition and the formation of tartar.

PRO PLAN® DENTAL PLUS also contains nutrients that improve gum health – vitamins A, E, as well as omega-3 fatty acids, derived from fish oil and have an anti-inflammatory effect.
Principle number 4. A variety of meals for sterilized and neutered pets

Cats love both dry crunchy granules and food, the humidity of which reaches 80%. In addition, tender pieces of wet food PRO PLAN® NUTRISAVOUR® STERILISED with beef or chicken in a spicy sauce or jelly, they perceive as a delicacy.
Wet food goes well with dry, and such a varied diet has significant advantages ***:

• A cat that eats only dry food gets less water than a cat that eats dry and wet food. One of the consequences of inadequate water intake is the risk of urinary system diseases.
• Combined nutrition contributes to the active work of the digestive system, such as the liver, pancreas and secretory cells of the intestine, which improves the health of the gastrointestinal tract.

Treat the choice of food for your neutered or sterilized pet with care and thoroughness, and you will be able to maintain his health and longevity.

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