Hill's® Science Diet® Senior 11+ Age Defying
Since starting on Hills Science Diet Senior 11+ Age Defying, Miss Nina's coat sparkles as much as her personality. (I keep having to edit as she's "helping" me type this...) She zooms around the house the way she did as a kitten, sleeps on my head, and chases her younger sib Chloe Cat. You'd never think she was an old lady cat at 12 years of age! She likes her dinner so much, she demands an audience while she eats - silly cat...
Proper diet is an integral part of pet care. My furbabies have eaten Hills Science Diet most of their lives, and it shows.
May 17, 2012
Cat won't eat "improved" fornula
I have fed my rescue cat Science Diet for the 14 years I've had her. She successfully transitioned through the different formulas as she aged but when I put the "improved" fornula out for her, she wouldn't touch it. I thought she was sick and I couldn't figure out why she wasn't eating, then I saw the "improved" banner on the bag. I went to the store and found a bag of the old stuff and she gobbled it up like always. I'm going to hoard as much of the old formula as I can find, but I'll eventually have to find another brand for her to eat because she won't eat the "improved" formula.
April 24, 2013
Great product for a senior cat!
I came across Age Defying about 2 years ago at my Vet's office. Thought it would be a good choice for my then 13 year old cat who had always eaten SD foods. She had be showing signs of aging and was slowing down. I even called her our grumpy old lady. I loved how small the kibbles were and she took to it right away. It did seem a lot easier for her to eat. It wasn't long before I started noticing her running around the house like she did years before. She actually wanted to play! Something she hadn't done in quite a while. Now she's an energetic 15 year old who just had a check up. The Vet said she looked amazing for her age!!
April 22, 2013
My senior cats act young again
I have 3 cats (4m, 13m, and 17f). Since switching the seniors to age defying SD, they have not acted so young in years. Every month that goes by the 13 yo male gets friskier, more adventurous, and more playful with his younger brother. His new "thing" is wanting to go on walks around the house on a leash. Three years ago I didn't know if the same cat would make it another year. Vets wanted to do major surgery on him. Luckily I found better alternatives and focused on his diet and getting him mobile. I never thought I would see that same cat do laps around the house. I also can't emphasize how helpful it has been reducing his weight to a healthy range.
In just the past year, he started having problems keeping moist food of another brand down. I switched him to the adult moist SD knowing the dry food had been so helpful and he is no longer having the digestive issues.
I have had both my seniors on the hairball and weight control formulas before as well. It's just something about the age defying that really works for them.
My 17yo female does sometimes have more hairball problems then when she was previously on the hairball specific. Otherwise, it is the best product I could ask for to give my senior cats. My senior cats went from sleepy, old cats who didn't want much to do with me, other than the obvious feeding, to interactive, loving, cats that act more like they did in their youth.
I also have to really try to keep the 4 yo out of the seniors' food. I've put him on the adult SD version, but he loves having exactly what the older cats eat.
April 2, 2013
My 4 cats love it!
Although I bought it for my 17-year old cat, Blanca, all 4 of my cats (ranging from 4 to 17 years of age) LOVE it. The small kibble is easy for her to chew. It's keeping her energy high. To give her variety, I also feed her Science Diet's mature adult turkey wet food, which is low in protein. I'm amazed how many other brands have senior cat formulas that are high in protein, which is harmful to their kidneys.
February 26, 2013
Nobody liked it :-(
My two 15 year old cats have always eaten Science Diet, and when I saw this I thought "Great! Something maybe better for them!" Brought it home and put it out next to their regular food and it went untouched. Even my two younger cats ignored it. Should have returned it, but put it out for the ferals. Someone ate it at least. Guess I need to stick to what they are used to, but thought you'd like to know my cat's reactions to it.
January 20, 2013
Sidney likes Science Diet and thrives on it.
My cat, Sidney, has always been a Science Diet eater. He is 20 years old now and still has clear bright eyes and a nice shiny coat. He has been healthy throughout his life and given us the best a pet cat can give.
December 12, 2012
I now have a 15 year old kitten!
My 15 year old female long haired tabby had started to look scruffy. She lost the sheen and shine of her coat, and her coat was not as long and smooth. I started feeding Age Defying, and even though she is extremely finicky and partial to seafood flavored dry foods, she took to this right away. In less than 6 weeks her coat is growing out with more shine, sheen and softness, and is fuller. Her energy level has gone WAY up and she is acting like a 3 year old again even in 90 degree humid weather. I could not be happier with this product.
October 8, 2012
Both of my old cats are healthy and happy
I have two old cats (female 13+, male 11+) and they are both thriving on Science Diet Senior Age Defying food. The old lady had become a little grouchy (as old lady's sometimes do) but after switching to "age-appropriate" premium food she's a happy old cat again.
October 3, 2012
I love giving my cat the best
I have used Science Diet for over 20 years. I love the product and feel great knowing that i am giving my cat the best.
August 8, 2012
Helps with my cats digestive problems
My 14 year old cat has problems keeping his food down. With other brands, he gets sick within an hour. Hills Science Diet has cut down on this. I've tried both the Sensitive Stomach and the Age Defying. I think he liked the taste of the Sensitive Stomach better, but I was told at the pet store that this formula would be better for him because of his age.
July 9, 2012
My TomCat loves this food
My boy, Tom, who is a spunky 12 years old absolutely loves this food. I never thought that I would see the day when Tom preferred dry food over wet food. Tom tried to bury his grocery store food and asked for this product instead.
June 30, 2012
She loves it
she can't wait for her bowl of food. Eats every kibble even without teeth.
June 11, 2012
Hill's Science Diet Senior 11+ Age Defying food really helps older cats
Our older cat, Rufus, who just turned 12 was looking rough and was just laying around like he did not feel well. We started him on the Hill's Science Diet Senior 11+ Age Defying dry food and within 6 weeks, his coat was fuller and smooth and he had more energy. I highly recommend anyone with older cats try this formula.
June 10, 2012
My 17yr old cat is very picky about her food and a lot of food makes her sick. She had been on Science diet since we found her, but all of the sudden it started making her sick, no matter what variety I tried. When the Ideal Balance came out I decided to try it, and it didn't make her sick. I happened to see this at a new store in the area and decided to see if it would work because of her age. She seems to be awake a lot more now. Usually when I would give her food she would start eating right away, but after having this if I put the Ideal Balance in her bowl she just looks at me until I give her the Senior +. This is her favorite food. I'm glad I can keep her on Science diet again .
June 9, 2012
My cats enjoy the taste.
My two cats enjoy the taste of this product. But then, they like all the Science Diet dry cat foods.
May 28, 2012
Great product for senior cats
Always pleased with Science diet. I have used a variety of Science diet products for my animals and find them to be beneficial for their overall health regardless of what may be going on with them. This product is no different. I recommend this product to anyone that owns a senior cat.
May 27, 2012
My Senior Cat Loves This Food!
My cat can not wait to eat this food! He is a very picky eater so I am happy I found something he loves to eat.
Since purchasing the age defying food, my cat has had more pep in his step and is a happy camper. His coat looks nice and shiny and he races around in the morning. Pretty good for a 12 year old I think! Vet says it will be better for his kidneys then his old food was.
I do wish this food cost a bit less though.
Give it a try.
May 24, 2012
Actually, my cats liked product alot. They accepted the taste of it well and ate it so quickly that I wish I had purchased a larger bag. They seemed to be energetic when eating this food.
May 22, 2012
My two older cats really enjoy Science Diet Senior 11+ Age Defying cat food. They both like the taste, which I have to say surprised me. They haven't taken to SD kibble in the past. The smaller kibble is beneficial and easier for them to consume. I really noticed a difference in activity levels and alertness. My 18 year old was actually playing like a kitten again, which I haven't seen her do in years! This food obviously makes them feel better, I highly recommend it for older cats and I will continue to feed it. The only drawback is the price, but you get what you pay for. SD - please make more coupons available!
May 21, 2012
Cats love it
We have 2 cats: one 10 other 14. We have always fed them Science diet dry food. This is excellent cat food and they love it. I definitely like the small size since it makes it easy for them to chew.
I wish the food came in some different packaging. I store the food in jars once the bag has been opened because it is difficult to seal the bag. Pouring the good out of the bag is also a complicated chore; the cats are just waiting for me to spill the food..
May 19, 2012
an aging population here loves it.
I now have 3 out of 5 cats in the senior "over 11" population. I was afraid that they wouldn't like it, the food change that is. Joke's on me - they and the little ones (6 months and 3 years old) all squabble over who is going to eat it. The oldest cat has thyroid issues, and I'm hoping that this age-oriented food will help him regain his pretty coat and the playfulness I miss so much in him. The other two haven't shown signs of aging yet so I'm pinning my hopes on Hill's to keep them young and healthy. Thank you for the R&D that led to this diet.
May 18, 2012
2 of our cats are 12 yrs old, both are also diabetic. They both absolutely love the food. They do not eat any of the other food that is out for the other 8 cats. I love the shiny soft coat, and how playful they are now. We have always feed all our cats Science Diet regular and sensitive stomach so we know it is a good food, and were pleased when the 11+ became available.
May 17, 2012
Great product that meets my female cats needs.
My two female cats adore this food. Always clamor for it, but still seem to be fit.
May 17, 2012
I was having problems with my cat vomiting after eating.
This Science Diet for 11 years + is easy on the stomach, and my cat does not vomit after eating.
May 17, 2012
For a picky senior cat a great food to enjoy
Excellent food. My cat loves the Senior +11 age defying food. He is too picky and dosen't like to eat the same food all the time but he loves this one.
May 17, 2012
Sacha, my 18 year old cat loves it!!! she purrrrsss every time she eats it.
Thank you for such a great meal.
May 17, 2012
Great nutrition for hair and skin health
My cat, aged 18 years, had great looking fur: very lush and shiny. Also, he had little problems with arthritus.
Thank you, Hills Pet Nutrition
May 17, 2012
This product is difficult to find.
I have a 13 yr old cat that has a very sensitive stomach.
Science Diet is the only brand that I've found that is gentle
on his stomach and also minimizes his shedding.
May 17, 2012
I've found the fountain of youth for my cats
I have 2 cats, one is 7 and the other is 13. They both had gotten sluggish and slept all the time and barely picked at all the other dry foods I gave them. Then I started feeding them Hill's Science Diet Age Defying food and they love it! The nuggets are smaller and much easier for my cats to eat.They don't throw up at all and they would often with other foods. Most importantly, their energy level has improved. They are much more playful and alert and not sleeping all the time like before. I can really see a difference in my cats health since starting Hill's Science Diet Age Defying formula. And I love that it isn't that much more expensive than other foods I had tried and they actually enjoy eating it. It is definitely worth every penny to make my cats feel good.
May 17, 2012