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Adult cats (1 -- 6 years of age) that require fewer calories (i.e., cats that are less active, neutered or otherwise prone to excess weight gain).
Not Recommended For:
Kittens, pregnant or nursing cats.
During pregnancy or nursing, cats should be switched to: Science Diet® Kitten Healthy Development or Science Diet® Kitten Indoor.
|Benefit||Source||How It Works|
|Healthy weight||Lean protein and natural fibers||21% fewer calories (vs Adult Optimal Care®) with lean protein, and natural fibers to help satisfy hunger between meals|
|Healthy immune system||Vitamins C + E||Clinically proven antioxidant blend with vitamins C + E to help support a healthy immune system|
|Digestibility||Natural High Quality Ingredients||Natural, high quality, easy-to-digest ingredients with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives for a flavorful, nutritious meal|
Great tasting natural nutrition for a long, happy life. With soft purrs and even softer nuzzles, you and your cat have a thing all your own. Because every moment you spend together is special, we strive to give you more of them. With natural ingredients and the right nutrients, Hill's Science Diet is precisely prepared to offer your cat the nutrition she needs for lifelong health and happiness.
We make every bag of our dry cat food in our own US facilities with highest quality natural ingredients from North America and Europe. These ingredients must meet our strict requirements for purity and nutrient content, which exceed industry standards.
You can make a difference in the lives of shelter pets. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.
Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.
Other Products to ConsiderScience Diet® is available in a wide variety of foods for your cat's unique needs. Canned cat food is available from Science Diet® in a delicious Adult Light Liver & Chicken Entrée that your cat will love. Also try Science Diet treats that are sure to please!
Daily Feeding Guide:
- Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
- New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
- Keep fresh water available at all times!
- Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
- Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry and canned foods for your pet's unique needs.
- To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.
Weight of Cat
|Weight Loss||Obese Prone|
|4 lb (1,8 kg)||1/4 cup (25 g)||1/3 cup (35 g)|
|5 lb (2,3 kg)||1/3 cup (35 g)||3/8 cup (35 g)|
|8 lb (3,6 kg)||1/2 cup (50 g)||5/8 cup (60 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1/2 cup (50 g)||2/3 cup (65 g)|
|12 lb (5,4 kg)||5/8 cup (60 g)||3/4 cup (75 g)|
|14 lb (6,4 kg)||3/4 cup (75 g)||7/8 cup (85 g)|
|16 lb (7,3 kg)||3/4 cup (75 g)||1 cup (100 g)|
Average Nutrient and Caloric Content
Dry 3176 kcal/kg (315 kcal/cup†)
|Vitamin C||131 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||781 IU/kg|
References1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Adult Light contains 3.5 oz. by weight.
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Brewers Rice, Powdered Cellulose, Pork Fat, Wheat Gluten, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, Calcium Carbonate, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas.