Cat Food for Cats With Urinary Tract Problems (Reviews)
Finding the best
Our first piece of advice is to do as much research on the topic as possible and get informed with regard to the potentially dangerous ingredients that pet food can contain. Without further ado, here’s a list of some of the highest rated and most importantly, healthiest products in this category.
Cat Low Carb Grain-Free Canned Cat Food Review
Grain-free nutrition with real chicken and fish as the first ingredients, providing the protein-rich diet your cat craves. High moisture content in each can of Luau ensures your cat stays hydrated. Balanced wet cat food suitable for all life stages, delivering essential nutrients for your cat's health and taste preferences.
This food basically consists of shredded chicken in oil and broth, a blend that is commonly described as ‘consomme’. It’s a basic and simple recipe that has just chicken, broth, low magnesium, sunflower seed oil, and a supplement blend that offers the right nutrients to your feline friend.
We might even go as far as to compare it with some homemade
This food is around 80% water and while this might make you feel weird because you’re spending your money on water, we’d like to point out that hydration is extremely important for cats who have urinary problems.
2. Stella & Chewy’s Dinner Morsels Freeze-Dried Raw
Cat Food Review
Delight your cat with the irresistible taste of our raw dinner morsels, crafted to mimic their ancestral diet with real raw meat. Made with 98% poultry, organs, and bone, including cage-free duck, turkey liver, and gizzards, these meals support healthy digestion, skin, and coat. Picky eaters will love our nutrient-rich recipe, free from grains and gluten, and fortified with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for whole-body health.
The best thing about this
Stella & Chewy’s recipe has less than 1% carbohydrate, which makes it a suitable choice for cats who have weight problems or those who have diabetes. It’s a species-appropriate food that’s mostly made from freeze-dried goose meat, turkey, turkey liver, and duck.
The nuggets are kept in the bag at around five percent moisture, which means that you will have to rehydrate them with tepid water. This food contains as little as 0.68% phosphorus in its dry matter form, even though one of the first ingredients on the list is ground bone.
Like with other
3. Purina Pro Plan Focus Urinary Tract Health Canned Food Review
Try our urinary health cat food, specially formulated to reduce urinary pH and provide low dietary magnesium. Made with real ocean whitefish in a highly digestible pate formula, it's packed with protein and essential vitamins and minerals, including taurine. Free from artificial colors or preservatives, and proudly made in Purina-owned, U.S. facilities, it's the perfect choice for your cat's urinary care needs.
It has a balanced pH and reduced dietary magnesium, and the best thing about it is that it is made with real chicken. It does, however, contain animal by-products, as well as some artificial ingredients, so I’d only recommend it for cats who are otherwise clinically healthy (except for the urinary problem).
Additionally, it is rich in moisture which is a good thing since most cats aren’t keen on drinking a lot of water anyway.
It is a budget-friendly choice, so if you know that you can’t afford the more expensive options and you want to feed your feline friend some wet urinary tract
4. Wysong Uretic Feline Formula (Dry Food) Review
Wysong Natural Cat Food offers time-tested nutrition with fresh, whole ingredients and a comprehensive blend of micronutrients. With 42% protein and 15% fat, it supports optimal health without fillers or artificial additives. Formulated for urinary health and suitable for all cat breeds and life stages, Wysong has been a trusted leader in pet nutrition since 1979.
Giving your feline companion the best
It’s also formulated for urinary health support and it has been supplemented with probiotics, vitamins, as well as chelated minerals. In other words, it can offer your feline companion the necessary nutrients for a great immune system and wellness.
However, we couldn’t help noticing that it has some meat protein isolate and that it’s not a grain-free formula. If your
The recipe has fresh chicken and chicken meal listed as two of its most important ingredients. It also contains essential fatty acids, which is refreshing.
5. Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet Weight Management + Urinary Care
Cat Food Review
BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet W+U Weight Management + Urinary Care dry cat food offers a holistic approach to feline health, promoting optimal weight and urinary tract wellness. Formulated with protein-rich chicken, balanced fat, and increased fiber, it keeps cats feeling satisfied. Made with natural ingredients and free from fillers, this prescription cat food requires veterinary authorization for optimal care.
If you’re looking for some decent grain free urinary
Plus, unlike other brands of
While some urinary tract
The drawback of feeding your
6. Instinct Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Wet
Cat Food Review
Instinct Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Wet Cat Food is tailored for cats with food sensitivities, featuring just 1 protein and 1 vegetable. Made with cage-free turkey, it's free from fillers and common allergens like grain and dairy. Providing complete nutrition, it supports cats' health with natural omegas for coat and skin health. Inspired by raw nutrition, it's made with the finest global ingredients for optimal feline wellness.
We wouldn’t recommend this brand if you’re looking for wet urinary tract
The food has a limited number of ingredients, which means that the likelihood of your
On top of everything, the Instinct Limited Ingredient Grain-Free
Adult cats are supposed to be fed two 3-oz cans daily or 1 5.5-oz can per each 6 to 8 pounds of body weight.
7. Feline Natural New Zealand Chicken & Venison Canned
Cat Food Review
Introducing Feline Natural BPA-Free & Gelatin-Free Canned Cat Food in Chicken & Venison flavor, a premium meal option for your feline companion. This 24-pack features 6 oz cans, filled with high-quality ingredients to nourish your cat and free from BPA and gelatin for peace of mind. Treat your cat to the natural goodness of Feline Natural Canned Cat Food today!
Once again, this brand isn’t a
It does have a higher phosphorus content compared to other types of
What’s also worth adding about this choice is that it also contains green lipped mussels, an excellent natural joint supporting ingredient. This is particularly important if you are the guardian of an aging
Since it’s so high quality, it’s not cheap, but that should be expected.
8. Nutro Chunky Loaf Adult Wet
Cat Food Review
Introducing our convenient Nutro Canned Cat Food Sampler Pack, featuring snap-in-half plastic cans for easy serving and storage. With a 2-flavor sampler including 4 of each, you can try before committing to a case, reducing waste and ensuring freshness. Nutro's natural foods are grain-free and contain no artificial flavors or preservatives, providing wholesome nutrition for your feline friend. Please note: this item is not a manufacturer-created variety pack and may not be sent in the original packaging.
We’ve showcased this brand in another article that we put together, the one about wet food for older cats. The best thing about this one is that it has a low phosphorus content (1.59%) and it’s low in carbs. Therefore, it addresses the needs of cats that have diabetes or those that tend to put on weight easily.
The protein content is 55% while the fat is 27%. Additionally, you will be happy to know that the Nutro
The high moisture content will give your
A Guide to Getting the Best Urinary
Whether you are in the market for the best dry
We’ve put together a list of some of the most important factors that you should consider if you want to get really good
Dry vs wet
In most cases, wet
Some cats respond well to water fountains, however, which we might address in another article. The fresh water is a little more appealing than the one in their bowls, which would become slightly stale over the course of a day.
Fluid intake is essential for the health of the urinary tract (also in humans, not just in pets). It effectively washes the system, keeping it clean and clear of bacteria and other germs. A more concentrated urine contains more bacteria and makes it more difficult for tissues and mucous membranes to fend off attacks from the otherwise physiological flora.
That’s why dry
If you want to make your own good
When feeding mineral-rich food to your
Ingredients to avoid
I’ve written an extensive article about this topic in the past, where I listed some of the dangerous ingredients that can be present in
If at all possible, avoid those that have things like meat by products of any kind, whether from meat or fish. The ash content matters, as well, as it can be rich in minerals. Look for options containing less than 2% ash.
A note on prescription
However, if your vet recommends prescription
Urinary Problems That Can Affect Your Feline Buddy
Some of the most common urinary health problems that can affect our feline friends are the following:
- UTIs (urinary tract infections)
- Kidney disease
- Bladder or kidney stones
- Cystitis (bladder infections)
- Spinal cord issues
- Congenital abnormalities
- Hyperhydration due to other conditions (such as diabetes)
If you notice any clinical signs that pertain to your
Cat Urinary Tract Infections — Basic Symptoms to Be on the Lookout For
Cats are really good at hiding illness, which means that we have to go out of their ways to observe their behavior and realize that everything is fine (or not). But a
- Frequent attempts to urinate
- Painful or straining to urinate – the
catcan even cry out while peeing
- The presence of blood in the urine
- Constant irritability
- Urinating outside the litter box
- Licking the genital area too often
Preventing UTIs in Cats
Almost all aging cats end up with one type of urinary problem or another, so it is a good idea to give them harmless and good
Spend enough time with your