Renal diets are recommended in cases of proteinuria, and once creatinine levels elevate past reference ranges (from CKD stage 2), before inappetance develops. After commencing a Renal diet, in addition to periodic measurement of renal biomarkers, blood mineral level monitoring is also recommended. In cases of diet-induced hypercalcaemia, cats should be switched to ROYAL CANIN Early Renal diet.
Renal diets may be continued for the cats lifetime. In case of food aversion, cats can be switched to another renal option without transition.
It is recommended that a full health check be performed every 6 months.