Archive: Feb 2021

SBS Pet™ in Cat Food: How Much is Enough?

Sodium bisulfate is used in extruded cat food to lower the urine pH of a cat, which helps reduce the risk of urinary tract disease. To be effective, urine pH must reach levels of 6.0 to 6.5. How much SBS Pet™ is needed to reach those levels? It depends on the amount of grain in the pet food—higher grain percentage in the diet will lead to higher urine pH in the cat. The general recommended addition rate of SBS in a cat diet for urine acidification is 0.8%. If the formulation contains a higher-than-average concentration of meat, the addition rate… Read More


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