ROYAL CANIN®: Pets Need Proper Diet Post Neutering

February 10, 2021 - 09:45
ROYAL CANIN®: Pets Need Proper Diet Post Neutering

Potential weight gain poses many underlying health risks


KUALALUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 10 February 2021 - Itis crucial for the neutered pet cats to be fed a specific diet, and ROYALCANIN® FHN Sterilised -- is catered to control the body weight of felines. It helpsto limit the risk of excess weight gain as it contains moderate levels of fatand adequate daily rations.


Accordingto Dr Dylan Choy, Royal Canin Malaysia Scientific Communication Manager,neutering your pets is important to keep control of the stray population inyour neighbourhood, and also for health benefits.


"Numerousstudies have proven that neutered cats are healthier and have a longer lifespanas neutering cats helps prevent uterine infections and mammary gland tumourswhile also decreasing the risk of testicular cancer and prostrate problems inmale cats," said Dr Dylan Choy.


Neuteringcats can also reduce the risk of contracting the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus(FIV) which is spread through saliva and blood when they fight and bite eachother. Similarly, more lethal Feline Leukaemia Virus (FeLV) can also betransmitted through saliva or nasal secretions. The retrovirus, if not foughtoff by your furkid's immune system may result in diseases that could be fatal.


Thedaily energy requirements reduce post-neutering and the lack of propernutrition or control could lead to obesity in felines that in turn, couldresult in other issues like joint problems, urinary tract issues and anincreased risk of contracting diabetes. There is also a risk of digestiveproblems due to inactivity and excessive self-grooming habits that are usuallyfound in sedentary or indoor cats.


"Thebiggest complication that may arise is the health risks stemming from thepotential weight gain of your neutered cat. It is normal for a cat's foodintake to increase within 48 hours of the sterilisation process," sheadds.


ROYALCANIN® FHN Sterilised supports a healthy urinary system by providing anadequate mineral balance thus minimising the risk of developing urinary stones.Besides, ROYAL CANIN® FHN Sterilised is packed with high-protein which isessential to maintain muscle mass. It also contains L-Carnitine which isinvolved in fat metabolism.


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