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Can you recommend a high fiber canned food for my cat I have

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Can you recommend a high fiber canned food for my cat? I have been feeding her Hill's Prescription w/d cat food but she has lost weight and the vet has suggested a diet that is for fur-balls. I cannot find one that is recommended online.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

Why are you looking for a high fiber diet?

This would not be a common request with a cat that has lost weight.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

My cat was very constipated and was given an enema. She had not been having bowel actions because she had an infection of her anal glands and it hurt her to go. She was put on the Hill's w/d diet and lactulose solution which I am still giving her. She is having daily bowel actions now. The result showed that she had been eating the Purina Cat Chow without chewing it and it came out in whole pieces so that is why she is having canned food. The vet said to give her more of the w/d diet but it is very expensive and I wondered if you could recommend something less expensive.
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
For situations such as this, a low residue diet such as this (CLICK HERE) would be a reasonable alternative.
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