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Royal Canin Feline Veterinary Diets Sensitivity Control SC 27 Cat Food

Royal Canin Sensitivity Control SC 27 is a complete food for cats. It can be fed to cats with food allergies or intolerances, IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease), Diarrhoea or cats undergoing a food elimination trial. It has been specifically formulated for sensitive cats and will help to reduce ingredient and nutrient intolerances. The food contains carefully selected ingredients which are very rarely known to be allergens in cats. Protein is naturally sourced in duck and chicken meat, and rice is the selected carbohydrate source. It contains specific nutrients to help to balance your cat's digestive system and give her optimum digestive security.

Please note: Recently the wet diet has been altered by increasing the chicken and decreasing the rice. This helps improve the texture of the chunks. There is added sunflower oil and a reduction of fish oil to improve the stability of the product. The overall moisture content has increased from 78% to 80% which helps to give better coverage of the chunks within the gravy. This does mean that the gravy will have a slightly more runny appearance. Royal Canin would like to reassure you that all these changes have been done to further improve the product, including the removal of cassia gum which has previously helped to give a thicker consistency; by removing this they are increasing the digestibility of the diet.

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Description

 Royal Canin veterinary dients should only be given in conjunction with your vets recommendation!

Sensitivity Control SC 27 NEW

SENSITIVITY CONTROL is a complete dietetic feed for cats formulated to reduce ingredient and nutrient intolerances. Selected protein source: duck (dry) or chicken (wet). Selected carbohydrate source: rice

Recommendations

It is recommended that a veterinarian’s opinion be sought before use. Feed Royal Canin Sensitivity Control for 3 to 8 weeks. If signs of intolerance disappear, this diet can be used indefinitely.

Indications

  • Food allergy
  • Food intolerance
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Food elimination trial

Benefits

  • Selected Protein - A limited number of protein sources helps reduce the risk of food allergies
  • Skin Barrier - A patented complex to support the barrier effect of the skin
  • EPA/DHA - Fatty acids to help maintain a healthy digestive system and a healthy skin
  • Digestive Security - Nutrients which support a balanced digestive system

Ingredients

Dry composition

Rice, dehydrated duck meat, vegetable fibres, hydrolysed poultry proteins, animal fats, rice gluten, minerals, fish oil, soya oil, marigold extract (source of lutein).

Dry nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin A: 24900 IU, Vitamin D3:800 IU, E1 (Iron): 40 mg, E2 (Iodine): 2.8 mg, E4 (Copper): 9 mg, E5 (Manganese):54 mg, E6 (Zinc): 202 mg, E8 (Selenium): 0.1 mg - Preservatives - Antioxidants.

Wet composition

Meat and animal derivatives (chicken 34%), cereals (rice 6%), oils and fats, minerals, derivatives of vegetable origin, various sugars.

Wet nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin D3: 370 IU, E1 (Iron): 7 mg, E2 (Iodine): 0.5 mg, E4 (Copper): 3 mg, E5 (Manganese): 2 mg, E6 (Zinc): 21 mg - Technological additives: Pentasodium triphosphate: 3 g, Calcium sulphate: 2.8 g, Cassia gum: 3 g.

Analysis

Dry

Analysis table Amount
Arachidonic acid (%) 0.05
Ash (%) 8.8
Biotin (mg/kg) 3.1
Calcium (%) 1.65
Fibre (%) 6.0
Dietary fibre (%) 10.1
DL-methionine (%) 1.21
EPA/DHA (%) 0.35
Fat (%) 11.0
Linoleic acid (%) 2.68
Lutein (mg/kg) 5.0
Metabolisable energy (calculated according to NRC85) (kcal/kg) 3339.5
Methionine Cystine (%) 1.6
Moisture (%) 5.5
Nitrogen-free extract (NFE) (%) 41.7
Omega 3 (%) 0.73
Omega 6 (%) 2.78
Phosphorus (%) 1.17
Protein (%) 27.0
Starch (%) 37.6
Taurine (mg/kg) 2400.0
Vitamin A (UI/kg) 32000.0
Vitamin C (mg/kg) 200.0
Vitamin E (mg/kg) 600.0
Other nutrients Amount
Arginine (%) 1.73
L-lysine (%) 1.62
Minerals Amount
Chlorine (%) 1.3
Copper (mg/kg) 15.0
Iodine (mg/kg) 4.2
Iron (mg/kg) 182.0
Magnesium (%) 0.06
Manganese (mg/kg) 64.0
Potassium (%) 0.8
Selenium (mg/kg) 0.26
Sodium (%) 0.8
Zinc (mg/kg) 233.0
Vitamins Amount
Choline (mg/kg) 2500.0
Folic acid (mg/kg) 13.7
Vitamin B1 Thiamin (mg/kg) 27.3
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin (mg/kg) 0.14
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin (mg/kg) 49.1
Vitamin B3 Niacin (mg/kg) 486.5
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid (mg/kg) 146.4
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine (mg/kg) 76.4
Vitamin D3 (UI/kg) 800.0

Wet

Analysis table Amount
Arachidonic acid (%) 0.04
Ash (%) 2.2
Biotin (UI/kg) 0.5
Calcium (%) 0.45
Fibre (%) 0.5
Dietary fibre (%) 1.8
DL-methionine (%) 0.23
EPA/DHA (%) 0.25
Fat (%) 5.5
Linoleic acid (%) 0.8
Lutein (mg/kg) 1.5
Metabolisable energy (calculated according to NRC85) (kcal/kg) 950.5
Metabolisable energy (measured) (kcal/kg) 1000.0
Methionine Cystine (%) 0.32
Moisture (%) 78.0
Nitrogen-free extract (NFE) (%) 5.8
Omega 3 (%) 0.5
Omega 6 (%) 0.8
Phosphorus (%) 0.35
Protein (%) 8.0
Starch (%) 4.5
Taurine (mg/kg) 1300.0
Vitamin A (UI/kg) 3000.0
Vitamin C (mg/kg) 50.0
Vitamin E (mg/kg) 130.0
Other nutrients Amount
Arginine (%) 0.3
L-lysine (%) 0.5
Minerals Amount
Chlorine (%) 0.2
Copper (mg/kg) 4.0
Iodine (mg/kg) 0.5
Iron (mg/kg) 25.0
Magnesium (%) 0.018
Manganese (mg/kg) 4.0
Potassium (%) 0.17
Selenium (mg/kg) 0.09
Sodium (%) 0.22
Zinc (mg/kg) 28.0
Vitamins Amount
Choline (mg/kg) 700.0
Folic acid (mg/kg) 0.8
Vitamin B1 Thiamin (mg/kg) 70.0
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin (mg/kg) 0.02
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin (mg/kg) 4.0
Vitamin B3 Niacin (mg/kg) 250.0
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid (mg/kg) 40.0
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine (mg/kg) 3.0
Vitamin D3 (UI/kg) 400.0

Feeding guidelines

The following tables show the recommended feeding amount in grams per day. Ensure a supply of fresh drinking water is available at all times.

Dry

Weight (kg) Overweight Normal Lean
2 - 36 43
3 - 48 58
4 - 59 71
5 55 69 83
6 63 79 95
7 70 88 -
8 77 97 -
9 84 105 -
10 91 113 -

Wet

Cat's weight (kg) Lean Normal Overweight
(g / day) Pouch / day (g / day) Pouch / day (g / day) Pouch / day
2 145 1 1/2 110 1
3 215 2 1/4 170 1 3/4
4 285 2 3/4 225 2 1/4 185 1 3/4
5 355 3 1/2 280 2 3/4 230 2 1/4
6 430 4 1/4 335 3 1/4 275 2 3/4
7 395 4 320 3 1/4
8 450 4 1/2 365 3 3/4
9 505 5 415 4 1/4
10 560 5 1/2 460 4 1/2

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Comparing this and another Royal Canin product

5th Feb 2016
Sue Walsh
  • VioVet Customer Since: June 2014
  • From: Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

My vet has given me Royal Canin Sensitivity Control Chicken and Rice pouches for my cat which suffers from diarrhoea. What is the difference between this and the Royal Canin Feline Veterinary Diets Sensitivity Control SC 27 Cat Food that you sell as it is cheaper than buying from the vets. Would it still be suitable?

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon

Royal Canin seem not to be very revealing on the ingredients of some of their diets. However the veterinary sensitivity diet seems to be based on chicken, with other "meats" included. The Sensitivity Control SC 27 is based on duck and "hydrolysed" chicken, (hydrolysed means in effect partly digested already to make it hypoallergenic). Otherwise the ingredients are virtually identical. As far as your cat is concerned, there is unlikely to be any difference in the two diets. Often different diets are made for veterinary surgeons to sell as a marketing technique and they are not significantly different from alternative diets supplied to other retailers, they just have a slightly different name. I suspect this is the case here.

Alternative to dry

20th Sep 2015
Ash

My 16 year old cat is in good health other than very soft stool. I changed her to Royal Canin Sensitivity Control SC 2 months ago (on recommendation from our vet). The effect has been great and her stool is back to normal (as long as she doesn't sneak any milk from the kids finished cereal bowls). She loves the wet food but isn't keen on the dry. I wanted to keep a mix to help keep her teeth clean. I wondered if the kibble is a bit big for an older cat. Do you have any recommendations for an alternative?

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon

It does sometimes gradually get more difficult for older cats to manage kibble at all. Other cats seem fine. (Some in fact learn to swallow them whole, especially if they have lost a lot of teeth!) If this food has helped with the stools I would be tempted to stay with it and keep offering some of the dry form. You could always mix it with the wet food, which will soften it slightly but still require a bit of work from the teeth.