NF Kidney Function® Feline Formula

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Purina Veterinary Diets® NF Kidney Function® Feline Formula offers dietary benefits that provide optimal nutrition while meeting your adult cat’s special needs:

Dietary Considerations

Purina Veterinary Diets® NF® feline formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for the adult cat and has been formulated to achieve the following characteristics:

  • Low phosphorus
  • Reduced sodium
  • Source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
  • Added potassium
  • Reduced protein

Feeding and Administration

The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance. With your veterinarian’s approval, offer increasing amounts of the new food with decreasing amounts of the old food.

Adult Maintenance(1)
Body Weight
Approximate number of 8-oz. cups/day(2)
Approximate number of 5.5-oz. cans/day(2)
3 - 5
1/4 - 3/8 3/8 - 3/4
6 -8
3/8 - 1/2 3/4 - 1 1/8
9 - 10
1/2 - 5/8 1 1/8 - 1/38
11 - 15
5/8 -1 1 3/8 - 2 1/8
16 - 20(3)
7.3 - 9.1
1- 1 3/8 2 1/8 - 2 7/8
Metabolizable Energy (ME) (4)
3936 kcal/kg 1238 kcal/kg
Metabolizable Energy (ME) (4)
1789 kcal/lb 561 kcal/lb
Metabolizable Energy (ME) (4)
398 kcal/8 oz cup 193 kcal/5.5 oz can

(1) Adjustments must be made for environmental conditions, activity level, body condition. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.

(2) This daily amount should be divided among several small meals throughout the day.

(3) For each additional pound of body weight, feed an additional 24 kilocalories.

(4) Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).

Canned Formula

This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Use only as directed by your veterinarian.

Guaranteed Analysis (Dry)

Crude Protein (Min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 10.0%
Crude Fiber (Max) 2.0%
Moisture (Max) 11.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 0.3%
Sodium (Na) (Max) 0.2%
Thiamine (Min) 35 mg/kg
Riboflavin (Min) 15 mg/kg

Guaranteed Analysis (Canned)

Crude Protein (Min) 7.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 4.5%
Crude Fiber (Max) 2.0%
Moisture (Max) 77.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 0.18%
Sodium (Na) (Min) 0.1%

Calorie Content (Dry)

Metabolizable Energy (ME): 3936 kcal/kg, 398 kcal/cup

Calorie Content (Canned)

Metabolizable Energy (ME): 1238 kcal/kg, 193 kcal/can


Cases of 24, 5.5-oz. cans.
Bags of 6 and 16 lbs.

Ingredients (Dry)

Brewers rice, whole grain corn, corn gluten meal,soybean meal, animal fat preserved with mixedtocopherols (form of Vitamin E), animal digest, fish meal, calcium carbonate, potassium citrate, phosphoric acid, potassium chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, fish oil, calcium phosphate, choline chloride, salt, taurine, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, manganese sulfate, niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite. J-4563


Ingredients (Canned)

Water sufficient for processing, beef, poultry by-products, rice, meat by-products, chicken, calcium gluconate, powdered cellulose, artificial and natural flavors, guar gum, potassium citrate, potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, choline chloride, taurine, carrageenan, zinc sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, calcium phosphate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, calcium pantothenate, Vitamin A supplement, copper sulfate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), manganese sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, biotin, folic acid, potassium iodide, Vitamin D-3 supplement, sodium selenite. I-4569