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LID ZERO MATURE HEALTH
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LID ZERO Mature Health Formula
Young Again LID ZERO Mature Cat Food is our Pork based, Limited Ingredient formula that uses only one protein source and has been specifically designed for cats with allergies to chicken and other protein sources. Works well for cats with constipation, IBS/IBD and other bowel issues. NEW UNIQUE FLAVOR!
LID ZERO Mature Health Benefits:
We've developed our LID ZERO Mature Health formula has been specifically designed for cats with allergies to chicken and other protein sources. This Limited Ingredient formula is Pork Based. When a feline doesn’t eat her natural diet – meat and fat, she can become overweight and at risk for diabetes. Feeding a proper carnivore diet like Young Again LID ZERO Mature Cat Food can help your pre-diabetic or diabetic cat avoid starch and plant proteins by giving her a carnivore-based alternative to traditionally prescribed cat foods.This formula may encourage some older cats to gain needed body mass.
Your cat is considered mature when she is no longer growing bone. For most cats that will be at about 2 years of age. However, for breeds like the Maine Coon, it may be as long as 5 years. Please consult your veterinarian or breeder if you are unsure if your cat has reached adulthood.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. Within 30 days if you don't agree that your cat(s) never looked or felt better, return the unused portion of food, from your initial order, for a full refund. Buyer is responsible for the cost of return shipping.
Mature Health Premium High Protein Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
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Hydrolyzed Pork, Chicken Fat, Hydrolyzed Yeast Flavoring, Guar Gum, DL Methionine, L-Lysine, Fish Oil, Psyllium Husk (source of fiber), Potassium Citrate, Brewers Yeast, Potassium Carbonate, Calcium Carbonate, Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Tryptophan, L-ascorbyl-2polyphosphate (source of stabilized vitamin C), Betaine Anhydrous, Magnesium Sulfate, Salt, L-Carnitine, Biotin (vitamin B7), Zinc Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacinamide (vitamin B3), Thiamine Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Folic Acid (vitamin B9), Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin (vitamin B2), Calcium Pantothenate (vitamin B5), Sodium Selenite, Dried Aspergillus oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dehydrated Pediococcus Acidilactici Fermentation Product, Beta Carotene, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Cobalt Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (Preservatives).
TYPICAL DRY MATTER ANALYSIS
Phosphorous mg/100 kcals
Total n-3 Fatty Acids
Omega 6 Fatty Acids
.0425% or 425mg/kg
Target Urine pH
WHY FREE CHOICE FEEDING?
The best way and the only way we recommend feeding any of the Young Again foods is, Free-Choice Abundance Feeding (FCAF). FCAF is easy for you and the best way to ensure that your cat will not overeat. Overeating will always lead to obesity and will greatly increase the likelihood of your cat developing a more serious condition like diabetes, kidney disease, stones and or crystals.
You need at least one bowl of food for every cat in the house. The bowl must be 8-10 inches across and about 1 inch deep. A standard 9 inch pie plate you can buy anywhere is perfect. Do not use those cute, little 4 inch cat dishes they sell everywhere. Water can be in any size bowl you want but we recommend bigger the better.
You must put 2 full 8oz cups of food in each bowl. The bowl must never be allowed to be less than half full at any given time; never. If you have to fill the bowl more than every 3 days then you need more food in the bowl.
Each bowl must be placed around the house so that when a cat is standing at any one bowl they will not be able to see any other cat, at any of the other bowls. Place bowls in different rooms and floors for best results.
That’s it follow these simple rules and you will have a happy healthy house and here is the reason why. Cats are fiercely independent; they are not pack animals. They live in the wild, by themselves, except when mating or raising kittens. In the wild when they are hungry to go hunting. In the home if the bowl is half empty they think the food supply has dried up and they are going to starve. They are naturally independent and can’t reason out that you are going to show up and fill the bowl again. So they do the only thing they can do and that is to eat as much of the dwindling food supply as they can before one of the other cats does the same thing. They will over eat a dwindling food supply even if they are not hungry, in the hopes that sometime in the future things will get better.
We know this is a different way to feed your cat, but when feeding Young Again Cat Food, it is the best way. Please read our paper on obesity/overeating in cats.
Before and during use, please close bag securely and shake to evenly distribute the external flavoring, probiotics and enzymes that settled during shipping.
INTRODUCING YOUR CAT TO YA FOOD
Some cats are hesitant to try a new food, while others plunge right in and chow down. If you have the second kind of cat, just feed them the new food exclusively and they’ll be happy. Free feeding, which means leaving a bowl out for them all the time, is the best way to feed Young Again kibble.
On the other hand, if your cat is wary of change, we suggest the following strategies. Rather than gradually replacing the old food with the new one—a method better suited to dogs than cats—grind up some of the old food and coat the new food with it. This will make the new food seem more familiar to the cat. (The opposite can work, too, by grinding up the new food and coating the old food with it.) A third method is to grind up some Young Again kibble, put it into their wet food, and slowly increase the amount every day. While you’re doing this, be sure to put a bowl of dry Young Again kibble nearby.
Cats have about a 4-7 day memory span, so it might take that long for them to fully adapt to a new food. It helps to be persistent, consistent and patient during the process. Also, please watch your cat carefully. An average 10-pound healthy cat will eat about a quarter to a third cup of Young Again kibble every day, and pass a stool every 24 to 36 hours.
It is very important that your cat eat every day. Don’t ever try starving a cat to get them to try a new food. Your cat should never go 12 to 18 hours without eating or drinking, because that can cause serious liver problems. If you are not having success with our suggested feeding methods, feel free to contact us.
When you choose Young Again, you’re upgrading your pet’s diet to a high quality, premium cat food. With a little extra care and attention during the transition, the results will soon pay off for you and your happy, well-fed cat.
YA LID ZERO Mature is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Zero Mature LID is formulated for cats with allergies to chicken protein. It can be fed to all mature cats no longer growing bone and breeding males. It is the best choice for mature diabetic cats. Do not feed to pregnant or lactating females.
Young Again is actually less expensive to feed than most other premium cat foods. An 8 pound bag of our nutrient-dense carnivore food can feed the average 10 pound cat up to 104 days.
LID ZERO Mature - 4 lb.
LID ZERO Mature - 8 lb.
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