Life Extension, Cat Mix, 3.52 oz (100 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Advanced Multi-Nutrient Formula
- For a Healthy Pet
Animals have unique physiological and structural systems and, therefore, need specific food and nutrients to remain in optimal health. No longer insignificant, household pets are now considered family members who require special attention. Filling the need, the pet food industry has grown tremendously over the years. But you have to wonder if you are getting the best nutrients for your cat.
Cats have been domesticated since early times to catch rats and mice. Today, they are primarily household pets that, like dogs, require special attention when it comes to nutrition and care. Cats are carnivorous. But unlike dogs that can eat some plant-based foods, cats need animal protein to survive. Nutrients like taurine and arginine are important to a cat’s health, and without them cats could die. Taurine, for cats, is a must for heart, kidney, and eye health. Arginine detoxifies ammonia in cats’ kidneys and is also important for heart and pancreatic function and keeping the gut healthy. Arachidonic acid is an essential fatty acid for cats, since cats cannot convert significant quantities of linoleate to arachidonate. And, just like humans, cats need B vitamins to support the cardiovascular system. Cats also have problems metabolizing certain amino acids from other nutrients, like the conversion of niacin from tryptophan, or vitamin A from beta carotene. For that reason cats have more stringent nutritional requirements than such omnivores as dogs and humans.
So how can you be sure that you are giving your pet the best nutrition? Besides high-quality commercial foods that are nutrient-enriched, food supplements are the best way to ensure your pets are getting all the vitamins and minerals they need to live long healthy lives.
Life Extension’s Cat Mix is among the best products for protecting your pet’s health. Just two scoops per day provide the vitamins your pet needs to stay healthy and strong. Cat Mix contains significant amounts of high-grade nutrients usually reserved for the most expensive human supplements. It contains flavonoids, amino acids, antioxidants, probiotics, essential fatty acids, methylation enhancers, and more.
In fact, many commercial pet foods do not contain the vitamins, amino acids, phytonutrients, and advanced antioxidants found in Cat Mix. Life Extension pet supplements contain the same premium-grade nutrients used in the products consumed by Life Extension members.
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.
Directions: For cats weighing six to nine pounds, mix two (2) scoops a day into your pet's food. Adjust amount according to weight.
Egg yolk powder, taurine, l-arginine, ascorbic acid, betaine anhydrous, d-alpha tocopheryl succinate, rosemary extract, thyme extract, sage extract, maltodextrin, pyridoxine hci, riboflavin, green tea extract, betatene [beta-carotene with mixed carotenoids (alpha carotene, lutein, zeazanthin)], folic acid, alpha lipoic acid, biomate ls-20 probiotic (lactobacillus acidophilus, l. casei, l. fermentum, l. plantarum, streptococcus faecium), methylcobalamin.
This product is not meant to replace veterinary care. Any animal not responding to nutritional therapy should be seen by a licensed, competent veterinarian. Always inform your veterinarian if your animal is taking a supplement.
Refrigerate after opening. Density may vary.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if out seal is broken or damaged.
Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the Sate of California to cause birth defects or other productive harm.
|Serving Size: 2 Scoops (approx. 1.135 grams)|
|Serving Per Container: About 88|
|Two Scoops Provide:||Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Vitamin C||25 mg|
|Vitamin E||5 IU|
|Green Tea extract (leaf) (providing 980 mcg polyphenols)||1 mg|
|Rosemary, thyme and sage extracts||10 mg|
|Pantothenic acid||2 mg|
|Vitamin B6||2 mg|
|Vitamin B12||2 mcg|
|Folic Acid||500 mcg|
|Protein synthesis and Water Balance|
|Trimethylgylcine (TMG) (as betaine anhydrous)|
L. casei, L fermentum,
L. plantarum Streptococcus
1.5 million CFU† at
time of manufacture)]
|Vitamin A Betatene||95.5 IU|
|Glucose Metabolism and Longevity|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||500 mcg|
|†Colony Forming Units|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am a store manager for a large chain of pet stores. I am probably as familiar with dog and cat foods as anyone on the planet, and I know where companies cut corners to save money. Want to keep your cat healthy? Using this product, along with a good essential fatty acid supplement, should keep your feline friend healthy and active for 2 decades or more. Best added to wet food (your cat will not even notice the taste). Hey--I believe that nutritional supplements saved my life. I've used a lot of supplements, and I know what works and what doesn't. My reviews are honest and (hopefully) informative. If my review helped, click yes! If you click my reviewer name--alloriginal--you'll see how I transformed my life with the help of Iherb.
I think the ingredients are interesting; rather different from the usual supplement. It has a strong egg yolk smell and mixes easily in wet food. I have not supplemented my cats long enough to notice any difference in them (they are as healthy, active and playful as before), but I have to comment that this somehow gives them soft stools. I can't even give 2 scoops as recommended. The male one could only take 1 scoop and the female one gets half a scoop; more than that and they'd get LOOSE stools. It's been a week and she hasn't seemed to get adjusted to this. My overweight female cat takes this without objection (the way she pretty much eats anything edible), but my male cat hates this in his wet food. I'm keeping this refrigerated; with only one cat getting only half scoop a day, this bottle will last some time. But I won't get this again next time 'coz my male one won't eat it. I need something that they'll both take, & more importantly something that doesn't add to the smell and the mess in the litter-box.
Not to their taste
Posted by 5150523583249157425 on Apr 24, 2015
Simply refuse to eat.
Posted by 5322678494706831594 on May 22, 2014
Posted by 5018737560124909840 on Mar 25, 2014
My cats eat 30% of dry food and 70% of homemade wet food, so it is necessary to add vitamins to their diet. My cats had no problem accepting this product, it smells appetizing to them. I didn't notice any noticeable difference in them, but also no bad effects on them. I thought I would buy this product again at first, but then I found that some essential vitamins are missing in this product. I think I need to find another product for them now. [Moreover, remember to refrigerate the product after opening! ]
Posted by Reviewer1452756 on Mar 15, 2014
Mix it in with my home made barf for my cat. She loves it and it's great stuff.