Feline Cardiac Support by Standard Process | Heart Health for Cats

By Dr. Candy Akers

One of the first natural remedies that I used for cats with heart disease was Feline Cardiac Support. I'll be honest, I wasn't so sure that it could really benefit a cat with genetic heart issues. But a client swore by it and said it had saved her cat's life a few years ago. So I started using it little by little in other minor heart disease cases.

Cat owners have reported seeing their cat more energetic, playing more, and just "feeling better". I know that nutrition is extremely important for cats with cardiac diseases and this supplement's super foods really do make a difference.

The following information is a summary and review based on Dr. Candy’s professional experience and recommendations. Any summary or statement has not been provided nor influenced by the manufacturer.

Dr. Candy And Other Holistic Veterinarians Use Feline Cardiac Support For:

  • Genetic health problems
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Significant recovery and trauma
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Senior Cats

Feline Cardiac Support Supplement Benefits

  • Easy administration and palatability in both dogs and cats
  • Tablet for daily dosing as a treat
  • Can also be crushed into a powder (Dr. Candy sometimes decides that the canine powder is easier to administer to some cats. The ingredients and supportive function in both feline and canine formulations are similar.)
  • Abundant supply of whole-complex of important B-vitamins
  • Strengthen heart muscle
  • Maintain health of blood vessels
  • Balance conditions of intravascular clotting / embolism
  • Outstanding source of complete vitamins the way nature intended
  • Easier to absorb natural forms of vitamins and minerals

Dr. Candy's Pro-Tip: I have observed, over the years, that cats treated with modern conventional medications and this whole-food based supplement can provide a longer life expectancy than patients only incorporating one approach.

More About Feline Cardiac Support:

The heart is at the center of the cardiovascular system, which is a complex, coordinated group of organs and tissues. Nutritional support to the cardiovascular system also includes the organs that support the heart such as the liver, kidneys, and digestive system.

Indications for Use: 

  • Provides nutrients that support optimal cardiac function
  • Supports normal function of muscle-cells

Feline Formulas Can Be Administered In A Variety Of Ways, Including:

  • Whole tablet or crushed
  • Dosed directly or mixed with food
  • Cautiously, as a powder suspended in water given by oral syringe
  • To familiarize the cat with the supplement, it may be helpful to place one tablet beside the food bowl for two or three days prior to mixing the tablet with the food.
  • The feline patient should receive one tablet two times per day, or as directed.

Ingredients: Each Serving Size (1 Tablet) contains: Ingredients: Bovine heart PMGTM extract, bovine orchic CytosolTM extract, bovine adrenal, bovine liver, Spanish moss (Tillandsiausneoides), organic alfalfa (aerial parts) juice powder, L-carnitine, bovine kidney, bovine spleen, ovine spleen, amla extract, rice bran, organic buckwheat (aerial parts) juice powder, organic buckwheat flour, organic pea vine juice powder, nutritional yeast, bovine adrenal CytosolTM extract, hawthorn (berry), kelp, ribonucleic acid, wheat germ oil, oat flour, and bone meal. Other Ingredients: Honey, maltodextrin, and calcium stearate.

Guaranteed Analysis: Calcium (min) 1 mg / tablet, Potassium (min) 5 mg / tablet, Sodium (max) 3 mg / tablet, Manganese (min) 3.5 mcg / tablet


What our patients say:

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I can't urge loving pet owners enough to buy this product for their cat with heart problems. I have a 12 year old sphynx cat that has a heart murmur and mild HCM. She's on blood pressure medication (Atenalol) that makes her very tired. She used to just wake up to eat and go to the bathroom then go right back to bed and sleep for hours. For 3 months now, the only thing that's changed with her diet is the daily supplements of Feline Cardiac Support. She gets 2 a day; I crush 1 tablet in her wet food every morning and evening meal. She's like a young girl again. She no longer just sleeps; she gets up and plays and jumps up on the counter -- I welcome that since she hasn't done that since she was a young cat. I can tell she's happy and has a new outlook on life.

Maggie R.

Maggie R.

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My little kitten had a heart murmur when he was 3 months old. I started him on Feline Cardiac Support and at his next check up the murmur was gone. I keep him on it because his breed has a HCM risk. He thinks it is a treat and gobbles it down. You might like to check about it with your vet to be sure but mine is okay with it.

Susie N.

Susie N.

Verified : Yes

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My vet prescribed this for a 14 y.o. male with cardiomyopathy. I resisted because it's not a "real" pharmaceutical plus cat. Eventually As kitty lost more and more weight I came around and started gluing the crushed pill to my fingertip using a vitamin gel supplement and coating the roof of his mouth, only every other day and he gets less than half the tablet using this method. But wow what results after 10 weeks. Gained over a pound and a sleek, shiny coat with a nice fat layer beneath. Just turned 15 and I am no longer preparing for "the end" - I see no end in sight for the little guy. If you trust your vet, then listen to them if they recommend this. I'm glad I did.

Abby C.

Abby C.

Verified : Yes

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My cat has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This supplement is awesome to help with restoring and balancing electrolyte levels that can be affected by other cardiac medications. Highly recommended.

Kathy M.

Kathy M.

Verified : Yes

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My 15 year old cat who was diagnosed with some hardening of his ventricular septum. He is in stable condition. He eats this and other standard process feline supplements like a treat.

Bea T.

Bea T.

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Questions & Answers

What are the side effects of Feline Cardiac Support?

Since these nutritional supplements are made from food, there is little to no risk of side effects. The only side effect I’ve ever seen is diarrhea if the pet gets a gigantic dose. For example, if a pet eats a whole bottle. If I had a dollar for every time one of my pets ate a whole bottle, I’d have a pretty full piggy bank. Since pets love these products so much, we recommend keeping them in a cabinet or someplace that your pet cannot get to.

How much  Feline Cardiac Support should my cat take?
  • One tablet every 12 hours or as directed by your holistic veterinarian.
Where to buy Standard Process  Feline Cardiac Support?
  • You can buy this supplement from our product page right HERE.
  • No exam, consult or doctor approval is required.
  • Dr. Candy Akers is a Standard Process Premier Practitioner and has an authorized healthcare provider account. We are authorized online sellers and provide high quality customer support.
  • Additionally, we recommend purchasing Standard Process supplements from an authorized healthcare practitioner account, because these products are shipped directly from Standard Process. This ensures your products are fresh and have been stored at the correct temperature. Products stored in warehouses of 3rd party retailers may not preserve the bio-active health supporting factors of these supplements.
Where do your supplements ship from?

All of our supplements are shipped out directly from the Standard Process headquarters.

This ensures your products are fresh and have been stored at the correct temperature. (Products stored in warehouses of 3rd party retailers may not preserve the bio-active health supporting factors of these supplements.)

Does Feline Cardiac Support expire?
  • Yes all of our supplements come with an expiration date stamped on them. 
  • We do not sell expired or short-dated products. Most products come with at least a 12-18 month use by date.
  • You should store your products in a safe place where it is dark and cool. Keep all health supplements out of the reach of children and pets.
How long does it take for Feline Cardiac Support to work?

This depends on the initial health status of your pet and the condition being supplemented. In the case of acute illness, you may see changes within 24-48 hours. Most commonly, these changes or improvements are very subtle. In cases of complex or chronic conditions, most families see a significant improvement in 4 weeks.

How fast do you ship your orders?

Orders placed before noon on a business day are shipped the same day.

All other orders are shipped the next business day.
All orders are shipped 2-Day UPS.

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Dr. Candy Akers

About the Author

Holistic Veterinarian, Veterinary Clinic Owner, Veterinary Medical Supervisory Board Leader, Certified Raw Dog Food Nutrition Specialist, and Author Dr. Candy completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Delaware and graduated veterinary school in 2009 from Oklahoma State University. In high school, she was drawn to wildlife rehabilitation. Wildlife rehab gave her unparalleled experience in animal healing in a field that has limited resources and a wide variety of conditions to treat. Before vet school, Dr. Akers spent two years working full time providing oil spill response for wildlife all over the country. Since graduating with her Degree of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 2009, Dr. Candy has specialized in companion animal nutrition. Extensive education in nutrition has made her a firm believer in species specific-biologically appropriate diets. One of her passions is educating pet parents about the natural alternatives that actually work. She brings the best of holistic health and conventional medicine together in a unique approach to pet health. This approach is often applied to chronic diseases, allergies, and autoimmune conditions. She started her own veterinary practice 9 years ago in Colorado. Overall, she has dedicated her entire life to improving the health and happiness of animals everywhere.