Milk Replacement Powder for Kittens
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Milk Replacement Powder for kittens contains essential amounts of protein, fat and carbohydrates plus vitamins, minerals and amino acids that newborn kittens need. It is readily accepted by newborn kittens and produces excellent growth rates and weight gain. It can also be used to help meet the increased nutritional requirements during cats’ gestation or pregnancy or in convalescing or elderly felines.
Note: If possible, kittens should nurse from their mother for the first two days of their lives to receive nutrient rich colostrum. Mother’s colostrum helps strengthen the immune system and contains growth factors to stimulate protein synthesis, fat utilization, and cell growth.
Directions for Use: Mix 1 part Milk Replacement with 2 parts warm water (110-120ºF). Do not use a blender. Reconstituted formula may be refrigerated up to 24 hours. Warm reconstituted formula to room or body temperature. Feed 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of liquid per 4 ounces body weight. See product label for complete directions.
All quantities are minimum unless otherwise stated.
Crude Protein 42%
Crude Fat 25%
Crude Fiber (max) 0.2%
Moisture (max) 5%
Ingredients: Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Animal Fat & Vegetable Oil (Preserved with BHA and BHT, Dried Corn Syrup, Dried Whey, Dicalcium Phosphate, Sodium Caseinate, L-Arginine, Spray Dried Egg Product, Lecithin, DL-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, L-Taurine, Potassium Chloride, Dried Colostrum, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Magnesium Oxide, Iron Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Cobalt Sulfate, DL-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate, Vitamin A Acetate, D-Activated Animal Sterol (source of Vitamin D3), Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Mono and Diglycerides of Edible Fats or Oils, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Artificial Flavor.
Colostrum, defined as the first 24 hours of milk flow following birth, is a highly concentrated mixture of large protein antibody molecules, vitamins, electrolytes, and nutrients. Cats pass the majority of the mother’s antibodies to the newborn via colostrum.
Whey protein concentrate is a source of the essential amino acids that are the building blocks for healthy muscles, skin and other body tissue.
Dried skim milk contains amino acids and is high in soluble vitamins and minerals.
Egg yolk is a major source of vitamins and minerals and contains all of the egg’s fat and cholesterol and almost half of the protein.
Lecithin is a rich source of phospholipids vital to proper cell membrane function and integrity.
Choline is a B-vitamin essential for nerve impulse transmission.
For newborn kittens, pregnant and lactating cats or nutritional supplement for elderly debilitated cats.