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Hill's Prescription Diet t/d Dental Care Cat Food

Hill's Prescription Diet t/d Dental Care Cat Food
Dry » 1.5kg Bag

  • Dry » 1.5kg Bag £17.50
  • Dry » 5kg Bag £44.99

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Description

Hills T/D available from VioVet

Most modern cat foods can be associated with the build up of plaque and tartar on cats teeth. This is even true of many dried kibble or biscuit diets. (When the tooth applies pressure to a hard biscuit, the biscuit can shatter, producing crumbs which mix with saliva and leave a coating of food debris on the teeth.) Hill's Prescription t/d is different due to a meshwork of tiny fibres which are formed throughout the kibble. The kibble itself is less brittle so that the tooth will sink into it before splitting, so mechanically cleaning the sides of the tooth in a way which cannot happen with many traditional hard kibbles. Hill's t/d might well be the best commercial diet available for keeping cats teeth clean and the mouth healthy.

Feeding Guide

These ranges are a starting point only, because cats' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.

Body Weight kg Dry grams
2 35 - 45
3 45 - 65
4 55 - 80
5 65 - 95
6 75 - 105
7 + 13 - 15 per kg

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Hills Prescription Diet t/d key benefits

Key Features Key Benefits
Total fibre
Alignment of fibres
Kibble size
Increased
Non-random
Larger
Fibre matrix resists crumbling. Kibble engulfs tooth before it splits and fibres wipe the tooth surface.
Protein Controlled Helps limit a component of plaque.
Calcium Controlled Helps limit the mineralisation of plaque to tartar.
Magnesium Phosphorus Controlled Supports urinary tract health.
Target urinary pH Acid: pH 6.2 -6.4 Supports urinary tract health.
Superior antioxidant formula Added Neutralises free radicals to aid dental health.

Ingredients

Ingredients: Chicken: Chicken (40%) and turkey meal, brewers' rice, maize, maize gluten meal, cellulose, animal fat, minerals, digest, soybean oil, taurine, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

Analysis

Average Nutritional Contents

Nutrient GA Min GA Max As Fed Dry Matter Caloric Basis
Moisture 10.00% 7.50%
Protein 29.50% 31.70% 34.30% 7.6 g / 100 kcal
Fat 21.00% 23.30% 25.20% 5.6 g / 100 kcal
Carbohydrate / NFE 30.90% 33.40% 7.4 g / 100 kcal
Crude Fiber 2.00% 0.70% 0.70% 0.2 g / 100 kcal
Ash 8.00% 5.90% 6.40% 1.4 g / 100 kcal
Starch 26.30% 28.40% 6.3 g / 100 kcal
Total Dietary Fiber 2.20% 2.40% 0.5 g / 100 kcal
Soluble Fiber 0.20% 0.20% 0.1 g / 100 kcal
Insoluble Fiber 2.00% 2.20% 0.5 g / 100 kcal
Calcium 0.86% 0.93% 206 mg / 100 kcal
Phosphorous 0.71% 0.77% 170 mg / 100 kcal
Ca:P 1.2
Potassium 0.92% 0.99% 219 mg / 100 kcal
Sodium 0.32% 0.35% 77 mg / 100 kcal
Chloride 1.09% 1.18% 261 mg / 100 kcal
Magnesium 0.06% 0.07% 15 mg / 100 kcal
Iron 140 ppm 152 ppm 3.4 mg / 100 kcal
Copper 14.0 ppm 15.2 ppm 0.34 mg / 100 kcal
Manganese 17.1 ppm 18.5 ppm 0.41 mg / 100 kcal
Zinc 164 ppm 177 ppm 3.9 mg / 100 kcal
Iodine 1.54 ppm 1.66 ppm 36.84 ug / 100 kcal
Selenium 0.46 ppm 0.50 ppm 0.011 mg / 100 kcal
Sulphur 0.75% 0.81% 180.64 mg / 100 kcal
Chromium
Arginine 1.91% 2.07% 458 mg / 100 kcal
BCAA Total 6.16% 6.66% 1476 mg / 100 kcal
Cystine 0.69% 0.74% 164 mg / 100 kcal
Glutamine + Glutamate 4.69% 5.07% 1125 mg / 100 kcal
Histidine 0.71% 0.77% 170 mg / 100 kcal
Hydroxyproline
Isoleucine 1.31% 1.41% 314 mg / 100 kcal
Leucine 3.08% 3.33% 739 mg / 100 kcal
Lysine 1.31% 1.41% 313 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine 1.16% 1.25% 278 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine + Cystine 1.85% 2.00% 442 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine 1.53% 1.66% 368 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 2.69% 2.91% 644 mg / 100 kcal
Threonine 1.27% 1.37% 305 mg / 100 kcal
Taurine 0.19% 0.21% 45 mg / 100 kcal
Tryptophan 0.25% 0.27% 61 mg / 100 kcal
Tyrosine 1.15% 1.25% 276 mg / 100 kcal
Valine 1.77% 1.91% 424 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin A 6040 IU/kg 6530 IU/kg 145 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin C
Vitamin D 600 IU/kg 648 IU/kg 14.4 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin E 550 mg/kg 551 IU/kg 596 IU/kg 13.21 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin K 0.05 mcg / 100 kcal
Thiamine 17 ppm 19 ppm 0.4 mg / 100 kcal
Riboflavin (B2) 9.3 ppm 10.1 ppm 0.22 mg / 100 kcal
Niacin 93 ppm 100 ppm 2.2 mg / 100 kcal
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 6.2 ppm 6.7 ppm 0.15 mg / 100 kcal
Pantothenic Acid 13.7 ppm 14.8 ppm 0.33 mg / 100 kcal
Folic Acid 2.00 ppm 2.16 ppm 0.05 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 0.09 ppm 0.09 ppm 2.1 mcg / 100 kcal
Biotin 0.38 ppm 0.41 ppm 0.01 mg / 100 kcal
Choline 5472 ppm 5916 ppm 131 mg / 100 kcal
Arachidonic Acid 0.10% 0.11% 24 mg / 100 kcal
Linoleic Acid 4.38% 4.73% 1049 mg / 100 kcal
Linolenic Acid (Omega-6) 0.02% 0.02% 3.6 mg / 100 kcal
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.39% 0.42% 93.2 mg / 100 kcal
DHA 0.01% 0.01% 2.9 mg / 100 kcal
EPA 0.00% 0.00% 0.7 mg / 100 kcal
EPA + DHA 0.02% 0.02%
>20C Omega-3 FA 0.04% 0.04% 10 mg / 100 kcal
>20C Omega-6 FA 0.20% 0.22% 49 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-3 FA 0.43% 0.47% 103 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-6 FA 4.60% 4.97% 1101 mg / 100 kcal
Omega-6:Omega-3 FA 10.7
Beta-Carotene 1.50 mg/kg 3.09 ppm 3.35 ppm 0.07 mg / 100 kcal
Carnitine 20.1 ppm 21.7 ppm 0.48 mg / 100 kcal
Glucosamine 778 ppm 841 ppm 19 mg / 100 kcal
Chondroitin Sulphate 1026 ppm 1110 ppm 24.60 mg / 100 kcal
Lycopene
Lutein 6.16 ppm 6.66 ppm 0.15 mg / 100 kcal
Starch (analyzed) 12.00% 12.80% 3038 mg / 100 kcal
Total sugar (analyzed) 0.50% 0.50% 122 mg / 100 kcal
NaCl 1.62% 1.72% 410 mg / 100 kcal

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 353 386
kJ/100g 1477 1614
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.4

Additional information

  • Clinically proven to reduce gingivitis and the build-up of tartar, plaque and stain.
  • t/d™ Feline is most effective when,
    • used on clean teeth (following an initial professional cleaning)
    • fed as the sole maintenance food
    • fed dry (adding water prevents effective cleaning).
  • Contains no mineral abrasives or active chemicals.
  • Other dental home care methods are recommended, if possible, e.g. regular tooth brushing.

Recommended for

  • Dental plaque, stain and tartar (calculus)
  • Oral malodour
  • Gingivitis

Not recommended for

  • Kittens
  • Pregnant or lactating queens
  • Cats concurrently receiving urinary acidifiers
  • Cats with severe periodontal disease, without appropriate assessment and treatment

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Collections only)
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (27)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Hill's Prescription Diet t/d Dental Care Cat Food, including answers from our team.

13 August 2016 at 6:03pm

Can on old cat with other issues use this

Calum Wilson (mel15rose)

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: Borders, United Kingdom

Hi, had our old cat to the vet last night and the vet said that his teeth were wuite bad with a buid up of plaque. I volunteer at a local pet rescue centre and one of the cats there took these. My cat is 16, wighs 5.7kgs, takes loxicom for arthritis in his back adn also youmove. He has had ctystals in his bladder too and occasionally gets urinary biscuits/meat. Would these be suitable for him? Even a small amount mixed with his food? If not suitable what else could you recommend? Thanks.

  • Veterinary Advisor

This food would be ideal for your cat and helping to remove the plaque from his teeth. It is perfectly safe to give in conjunction with Yumove and Loxicom.

2 March 2015 at 11:54am

What is the protein content of the t/d

Mrs Whitlock

what is the protein content of the t/d

  • Non-Executive Director

Protein content is 32% as fed, or 35% on a dry matter basis.