21st Century Essential Pet Kitten Milk Replacer is a Veterinarian-approved formula recommended as a food supplement for newborn kittens up to 6 weeks of age and pregnant or lactating cats. This product is enriched with colostrum, a low fat and rich in carbohydrates, proteins, and antibodies to help keep kittens and pregnant or lactating cats healthy.
Features: Comes in powder form; Serves as a milk replacer
Intended For: Newborn kittens to 6 weeks of age and pregnant or lactating cats
Includes: 6 oz
Health Consideration: Milk Replacer
Total Weight: 6 oz
Cautions: Not for human consumption. Individual results may vary.
Warning: If kitten develops diarrhea, does not gain weight, cries constantly, or becomes lethargic, take to a veterinarian.
Mixing Directions: Gently shake or stir 1 part powder into 2 parts warm water (a one tablespoon scoop is included for measuring the powder and water). Do not mix more than can be consumed in 24 hours. Mix until all lumps are dissolved. Do not use a blender. Do not feed if formula is warmer than room or body temperature.
PREGNANT AND LACTATING cats: Mix powder into the daily ration at the rate of 2 teaspoons per 5 lbs. (2.3 kg) of body weight until 2 weeks after queening.
Directions For Use: All kittens should receive the mother's milk for at least 2 days, if possible. This first milk gives extra nutrition and temporary immunity against some diseases. Warm reconstituted formula to room or body temperature (Do not use a microwave to warm reconstituted formula). Feed kittens 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of liquid per 4 ounces (115 g) of body weight. The daily feeding rate should be divided into equal portions for each feeding. The kitten's needs will vary and this amount may have to be increased or decreased, depending on the individual. Small or weak kittens may need to be fed reconstituted formula every 3 to 4 hours while larger and/or older kittens can do well being fed every 8 hours. Weigh the kittens daily to assure adequate feeding. Consult your veterinarian for additional advice.
When a food supplement is desired for growing post weaned kittens, show cats, and old or convalescent cats, powder should be fed at a rate of 1 teaspoon per 5 lb. (2.3 kg) of body weight.
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, VitaminB12 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
Crude Protein (min) 42.0%
Crude Fat, min 25.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 0.2%
Moisture (max) 5.0%
Caloric Content: (calculated): 4500 kcal ME/kg, 5.6 kcal ME/Tbs when reconstituted 1:2