Hill’s Prescription Diet z/d Feline Low Allergen

The chow I chomp is Hill’s Prescription Diet®, z/d® Feline Low Allergen formula.

I began eating z/d  because I used to break out in hives and lose my fur.  After some testing, it was determined that I was allergic to some of the protein in my food. Here is why this prescribed chow helped me.

The Hill’s Prescription Diet® z/d® is formulated with:

  • Hill’s Hydrolyzed Protein System™, a highly digestible protein that minimizes the chance of an allergic reaction to food.
  • A single highly digestible carbohydrate source to help avoid common food allergies
  • Highly digestible carbohydrates and fats to help reduce gastrointestinal workload
  • Increased omega 3 and 6 Fatty acids to help nourish my skin.
  • And added antioxidants to help maintain a healthy immune system and skin barrier function.

Food allergy and intolerance can be quite serious resulting  in sensitive or irritated skin, like in my case, or coat and ear conditions or even gastrointestinal upset. When a  cat has a food allergy or intolerance, also called adverse reactions to food, the cat   typically experiences an abnormal response to the protein in  food.  If your cat suffers from adverse reactions to food, it is super  important to feed the right food.

At Hill’s, nutritionists and veterinarians have developed clinical nutrition especially formulated to help manage your cat’s dietary sensitivity and help reduce the possibility of adverse reactions to food.

It is also important to follow the guidelines for feeding.

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Tiger Eyes Through the Leaves

Tigers looking through leavesFriends, I have had some time to prepare for my latest tiger imitation.  This particular imitation took longer than usual due to the inaccessibility of the plants in my habitat.  All of the snow and rain of late, made me long for sunny days when the grass is green and the trees have leaves. One thing led to another and I now proudly present to you my Tiger Eyes through the Leaves imitation.

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Hill’s Prescription Diet Hypoallergenic Treats! Hurrah!

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Feline Diet & Weight Control

My Treats Arrive! Hurrah!

Friends, as many of you know, I eat a steady diet of  Hill’s Prescription Diet z/d® Low Allergen Feline .  This is because I have food allergies that caused me to break out in a hive like condition. Sometimes I even lost bits of my fur when I got these hives.  Thanks to my doctors at the Morris Veterinary Clinic for knowing that I needed to switch out my food for the low allergen chow. I have gotten along great ever since we made the change.

Now , this is not to say that I don’t pout from time to time because I want a snack.  Sometimes I feel sorry for myself when I see treats in the grocery sacks for my cousin Mercy. But now, my Friends, I too can enjoy a Treat because Hill’s Prescription Diet has introduced  Hypoallergenic Treats. Hurrah!

My parents ordered some for me from  Discount Pet Drugs & Supplies  The Treats were offered at a good price $3.86 per bag and the shipping  was only $4.95 for the five bags we ordered.  The package was delivered to my door by Phil the Mailman within a few days.

Here is the best part!  They are delicious!  I really like them.  They are shaped like hearts and just the right size for optimal crunching.  I could eat the whole bag at one time.  But those doctors at Hill’s had to go and put a portion control statement on the package.

  • Do not feed more than the maximum number of treats per day listed below, based on the cat’s ideal body weight.
  • If the cat tends to gain weight when supplementing with Prescription Diet® Hypoallergenic Treats, adjust as needed to maintain proper body weight.
  • Adult maintenance
    Weight of Cat Amount per Day
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 8
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 13
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 18
  • So for me, I can chomp about 13 Treats a day, because I weigh about 10 lbs.  I wonder if  I can gain a little weight so I can chomp some more per day.  I can also try to trick my dad into giving me treats by pretending that my mom didn’t give me any all day.

    So for my Fellow Felines that are also on a low allergen diet!  Chomp on!  We too can enjoy some tasty treats!   Thank you Hill’s Prescription Diet!

    These Treats are Delicious!

    This  product review is my own opinion.  This review was not sponsored by Hill’s.