Nutri-Cal for Dogs and Cats
Nutri-Cal is a concentrated nutritional supplement for dogs, cats puppies, and kittens. It contains a variety of vitamins, minerals, and Omega fatty acids 3,6, and 9. It is also high in calories which makes it suitable for supplementing during times of low food intake or high amounts of exercise. Nutri-Cal is a palatable 2.5 oz gel with a great tasting malt flavor.
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS PER TEASPOON (6 GRAMS):
(All values are minimums unless otherwise stated)
Linoleic acid (Omega 6 Fatty Acids)
alpha-Linolenic acid (Omega 3 Fatty Acids)
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)
Omega 9 Fatty Acid (*)
CALORIE CONTENT (Calculated): The Calorie Content (ME) is 4760 kcal/kg or 28 kcal per teaspoon.
FEEDING DIRECTIONS: To acquaint the animal with the flavor, place a small amount of gel in the animal’s mouth. To supplement your dog or cat’s caloric or nutritional intake: 1 1/2 tsp per 10 pounds of body weight daily. When your dog or cat is not eating their full ration: 3 tsp (1 TBSP) per 10 pounds of body weight daily.
INGREDIENTS: Corn Syrup, Soybean Oil, Malt Syrup, Water, Fish Oil, Cane Molasses, Sodium Propionate (a preservative), Silicon Dioxide, Potassium Sorbate (a preservative), dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Supplement), Xanthan Gum, Magnesium Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Ferrous Sulfate Heptahydrate, Niacin Supplement, Gelatin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Palmitate, Potassium Iodide (source of Iodine and Potassium), Folic Acid, Riboflavin 5’-Phosphate (source of Vitamin B2), Vitamin D Oil, Vitamin B12 Supplement.
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Q & A
My kitty has lost weight due to a URI. He has stage 2 ckd. What is the phosphorous content of this product? Would this be appropriate short term while he is being treated for the URI??
According to the manufacturer product label, Nutri-Cal does not contain phosphorus. Nutri-Cal is a high calorie, nutritional supplement intended for supplemental feeding and cats who require an additional source of energy. This supplement is not intended to support weight gain in cats, and it is recommended to consult with your veterinarian before using this product.Verified Answer
How much of this am I supposed to give a 6 month old kitten??
Feeding instructions from the manufacturer state: to acquaint your pet with the flavor, place a small amount of gel in its mouth. To supplement your pet cat’s caloric or nutritional intake, give 1 and ½ teaspoon per 10 pounds of body weight daily. When your pet cat isn’t eating its full ration, give 3 teaspoons (1 tablespoon) per 10 pounds of body weight daily. Please consult with your veterinarian to confirm the manufacturer’s recommended doses are appropriate for your pet cat.Verified Answer
How long can this product be used??
Nutri-Cal is a high caloric meal supplement that contains essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Nutri-Cal should not be used as a meal replacement for pets. There is no information suggesting this medication is safe to use long term or if it should only be used on a short term basis. Talk with your veterinarian about this supplement and if it is the best option for your pet. Thank you, VetRxDirectVerified Answer
Hi, Does this product have an expiry date??
Pamela, Yes, Nutri-Cal gel does expire, however current expiration dates are more than a year out. If you are concerned that you will use an entire tube before it expires, feel free to call before placing your order and we can let you know the most current expiration date available. Thank you, VetRxDirectCommunity Answer
I had been purchasing these for my dog - and on my last order I was told that they were now crunchy. Are they still available and has the crunchy issue been resolved?? Would that even affect the quality???
Susan, Nutri-Cal Soft Chews should not be crunchy. While the quality shouldn't be affected, if you purchased this product from VetRxDirect and would like to return them, please contact us for help returning the product and for information about a refund. We'll have the chews back in stock as soon as this issue has been resolved. Thank you, VetRxDirectCommunity Answer