RECALL ALERT: Six Types of Pet Food Recalled

 

RECALLALERT

WHY WAS IT RECALLED?

This recall was initiated after high amounts of iron were discovered in the products listed above. It is believed that the cause of the increase in iron was due to an ingredient supplier error.

As mentioned, intaking high levels of iron can result in digestive issues, as well as other serious health issues for your feline. The symptoms of felines having excess iron in the blood (according to PetMD) come in four different stages, depending on length of time since intake, and are listed below.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

Stage I (0-6 hours)

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Depression
  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Abdominal Pain

Stage II (6-24 hours)

  • Apparent Recovery

Stage III (12-96 hours)

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Depression
  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Tremors
  • Shock

Stage IV (2-6 weeks)

  • Gastrointestinal obstruction from stricture formation

It’s imperative that, should you notice any of the symptoms listed above, that you consult your veterinarian as soon as possible.

You can also contact Hill’s Pet Nutrition at [1-800-445-5777] to inquire about alternatives, a replacement, or a refund.

If your pet is suffering from digestive issues, please do consult your veterinarian.

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