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Hill's® Science Diet®
Adult Light


Hill's® Science Diet® Adult Light cat food provides precisely balanced nutrition for a light, healthy lifestyle.

  • 23% fewer in calories vs. Adult Optimal Care®
  • Natural vegetable fiber helps satisfy hunger between meals
  • L-carnitine helps burn fat
  • Real chicken #1 with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

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 Original or Science Diet® Kitten Indoor.

BenefitNutrientHow It Works
Healthy weightL-carnitine23% fewer calories vs. Adult Optimal Care and L-Carnitine helps convert fat into energy and high-quality protein helps maintain lean muscle.
Satisfied hungerNatural fiberNatural vegetable fibers help satisfy hunger between meals.
Lean muscleHigh quality proteinL-carnitine helps convert fat into energy and high quality protein helps maintain lean muscle.

Additional Info

Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hill's has been advancing knowledge of how to keep pets their healthiest. That means great-tasting, nutritious food with natural ingredients that helps your cat live a long, happy life.

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.

By choosing Science Diet, you help us provide food to shelter pets 365 days a year.
Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.

Other Products to Consider

Science 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!

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

HELPFUL TIPS

  • 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 foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Weight Control

Ideal
Weight of Cat
Weight LossObese Prone
4 lb (1,8 kg) 1/4 cup (25 g) 3/8 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) 5/8 cup (60 g) 2/3 cup (65 g)
12 lb (5,4 kg) 2/3 cup (65 g) 3/4 cup (75 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg) 3/4 cup (75 g)1 cup (100 g)
Science Diet® Adult Light Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult cats.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 3136 kcal/kg (311 kcal per cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein33.1
Fat9.0
Carbohydrate (NFE)42.5
Crude Fiber9.0
Calcium0.79
Phosphorus0.6
Sodium0.51
Potassium0.86
Magnesium0.080
Taurine0.22
Carnitine508 ppm
Vitamin C108 mg/kg
Vitamin E749 IU/kg

References

1The 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.

Ingredients

Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Pork Fat, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, Soybean Oil, Iodized Salt, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Calcium Sulfate, Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.


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Wonderful product! The vet told us Oskar should weigh 9# not 15 so we reduced the amount of another brand of food he was getting per the doctor's instructions. This did not result in a weight loss so I got Adult Light to try. After the first month, he is down about 1.5# and I can see a waistline! While I think 9# is a little light considering his length, we will stick with this food and I will reassess when he gets to 12 pounds. He loves it and so do I. I wonder if it would work for MY weight loss!?!? September 30, 2013
Excellent for weight loss We have a 14 year old cat named Tippur who is a domestic short hair. On September 17, 2010 she weighed in at the Vet's office at 18.30 pounds. The Vet suggested that we put her on "Science Diet Light" dry cat food. On September 6, 2013 she weighed 11.00 pounds, that's a total weight loss of 7.30 pounds. Today Tippur is a happy healthy cat, and it's all because of "Science Diet Light" cat food. Thank you SO Much !! September 26, 2013
This products works. My cat was a rescue and sat in a cage for 8 months doing nothing but eating and sleeping. When I adopted her she was definitely overweight. I started feeding her Hills Science Diet Light Adult and within 9 months she had lost a much needed 2 lbs. It definitely satisfies her appetite and most importantly it works. September 26, 2013
Cat loves this My cat loves this dry food, it also is easy on his sensitive stomach September 8, 2014
Amy loves it! My feline friend Amy craves this food! When I adopted her at age one she was started on Adult dry and has never grown tired of it. However, she became a little plump after repeatedly opening the cupboard doors and chewing through the closed bag (which is now kept in the oven) She continues to enjoy Science Diet but is now on Adult Light in an effort to become a little more svelte. She's happy, healthy and beautiful! What more could a cat and owner ask for? Science Diet = love! August 30, 2014
love how my cat looks after being on it for a while. She has been able to keep a good weight she is a cat prone to being over weight so I really like that it prevents that. Her coat is very shiny and soft. Also at least once a month we give her a bath to keep any itching, dry skin or hairballs to a minimum. August 24, 2014
This product has kept my 4 cats very healthy! Ever since we got our first of 2 dogs and 4 cats, they have had nothing but science diet which was recommended by our veterinarian. Our pets have been extremely healthy and have lived long lives. I accredit this to the food they eat! I would never change from science diet. "You are what you eat" August 16, 2014
My boys love the product I have a pair of brothers, the they beg for their food everyday, they really like the taste and would likely eat the whole bag if I left it out. August 15, 2014