Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats

Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats
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  • 60 Chews £10.99


Optixcare L-Lysine Chews are a nutritional supplement that helps to manage Feline Herpes Virus infections in cats and kittens. Each chew contains 500mg of L-Lysine HCL and a tasty chicken flavour to ensure they go down well. Due to the amount of L-Lysine, cats usually require just one treat per day, instead of 4-5 like many other treats.


  • 500 mg of L-Lysine per chew means fewer supplementation times
  • Bite-Size Chews - easy to give as a treat or crumble on food
  • Tasty Poultry & Pork Flavor - good palatability
  • Resealable Foil Bag maintains freshness


Poultry meal, L-Lysine HCL, whey, sorbitol, blycerin, rice, starch, soy lecithin, dried port, glucose syrup, salt, potassium sorbate, ascorbic acid, BHA, citric acid, propyl gallate, ammonium propionate, phosphoric acid, phosphoric acid, sorbic acid, lactic acid, propyl p-hydroxybenzoate.


  • Min. Crude Protein - 44%
  • Min Crude fat - 7.5%
  • Max Crude Fiber - 0%
  • Max Moisture - 17%
  • Max Ash - 8.5%

Feeding guidelines

Cats 1-2 chews daily; kittens ½-1 chew daily or as often as recommended by your veterinarian. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children and other pets. This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Some pets may consider this a treat. In case of accidental overdose seek medical attention.

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Reviews (23)

Summary of Reviews for Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats

Overall 4
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
22 out of 23 (96%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (15 reviews)
4 stars (5 reviews)
3 stars (2 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (1 reviews)

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45 These seem to help with Monty's weepy eye
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By on 3 November 2020

The cat likes the taste of the chews so easy to administer.

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45 Half love it
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By on 11 January 2020

Two of my cats live it. Two will have nothing to do with it. So maybe it could be made to be more palpatable to a larger range of cats. Or made to be a little softer. It is fairly hard for a 'soft chew'.

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55 Great product and cat loves them
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By on 10 June 2019

I've been using these chews for about 6 months on the recommendation of my vet. My cat has FHV and had been getting recurring eye issues. She hasn't had any major issues since starting on the chews and, just as importantly, she loves them.

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35 Unfortunately upset my cats stomach
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By on 23 April 2018

My cat has a sensitive stomach and unfortunately these chews gave him the runs. Shame because he did enjoy them!

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55 very effective product
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By on 23 February 2017

I purchased this product for my cat who is a herpes carrier. she has had an eye ulcer for 4 months. All this time she has been under 2 vets. Firstly with numerous expensive eye drops then blood serum drops. After being on extremely expensive human anti viral tablets for 5 weeks I purchased this product and within 4 days her eye was open and apart from a scab that she has to have an operation to remove tomorrow, her eye is looking very good. I will keep her on these now for the rest of her life.

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats, including answers from our team.

31 January 2016 at 10:11pm

Recommended dose for weaned kittens


what's the youngest age a kitten can consume the treats and will they just need half a treat?

  • VioVet Staff

These can be given to kittens as soon as they are weaned. They only need half a treat at a time when very young and not every day at first. You can gradually increase how much they have as they get bigger, but the exact amount is not critical.

25 September 2015 at 5:13pm

Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats


Can these be given to any cat or are they just for cats who have been diagnosed with feline herpes (my cat gets frequent eye infections which the vet treats with drops but he has not said what is causing them)

  • VioVet Staff

These chews can be given to all cats and they might well be beneficial for your cat. It might be worth asking your vet first, but I am sure they would be safe.

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