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Hill's® Science Diet®
Adult Optimal Care® Original


Hill's® Science Diet® Adult
Optimal Care® Original cat food provides Precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition for a visible difference guaranteed or your money back.

  • Taurine and controlled levels of phosphorus promote healthy vital organs
  • High quality lean protein helps promote a healthy weight
  • Omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin E to improve skin & coat in 30 days*
  • Real chicken #1 with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal

*Vs. previously fed grocery foods

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Adult cats 1 -- 6 years of age.

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.

BenefitsNutrientHow It Works
Healthy vital organsTaurineTaurine, essential amino acids and multivitamins promote healthy growth of vital organs including the heart and kidneys.
Healthy body weightHigh quality proteinHigh quality lean protein helps promote a healthy weight.
Healthy skin & shiny coatOmega-6 fatty acidsExclusive blend of omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E and other nutrients nourishes the skin and promotes a noticeably shiny coat in 30 days guaranteed.*

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 several flavors such as delicious Adult Savory 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

Adult maintenance

Weight of CatAmount per Day
5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/4 cup (30 g) - 3/8 cup (45 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/8 cup (45 g) - 5/8 cup (80 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg) 5/8 cup (80 g) - 7/8 cup (110 g)
Science Diet® Adult Optimal Care® Original 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 4044 kcal/kg (504 kcal/cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein34.7
Fat21.9
Carbohydrate (NFE)35.0
Crude Fiber1.7
Calcium0.90
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.46
Potassium0.85
Magnesium0.085
Taurine0.23
Vitamin C109 mg/kg
Vitamin E729 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 Optimal Care® Original contains 4.4 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Chicken Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Brown Rice, Chicken Liver Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil, Soybean Oil, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, Taurine, 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), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.


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My girls love this food I have one very picky eater and she loves this food. I like knowing they get oral health, urinary health, weight management, and joint health all in one food. December 23, 2013
My Cat LOVES Science Diet and i save money ! My cat has a Beautiful coat, she does not eat a lot, stays the same weight,. I tried other store brands, they seemed cheeper but I had to feed twice as much as what I feed with the Science Diet and her coat was course and falling out. I Love the results with Science Diet and when friends come over they notice and ask why my cat has such a Beautiful coat and I simply reply, I only feed Hills Science Diet! December 19, 2013
This product is good for our cats We started using this product to keep our cats healthier. We have 5+ cats eating this food. It is a little pricey, but worth it. I am glad to feed my cats something that is good for them. I want to keep them around for a long time. They really like the taste, I can tell by the way they devour it. October 28, 2013
25+ Years of Consistantly Good Results A vet recommended Science Diet to me almost 30 years ago. I had 2 aging cats and it's the best pet care advice I've ever received. The kitties really liked it, and their general health improved enough that I've been a believer ever since. I have adopted and rescued many cats over the years, and they all go on Science Diet! I'm a little concerned over the increase in price during this time, but I keep buying it because I know it's good! September 9, 2014
Cats really like this food This is the first food that the cats have liked and no had any digestion problems at all with. Will continue to purchase this product. An excellent product for the cats! September 8, 2014
optimal care adult dry I have two male 1 yr old cats that I have only ever fed science diet. My cats love the food and have never had any digestive issues. I am a licensed veterinary technician and often recommend science diet to clients and friends. I will always feed science diet as I am very pleased with it. September 4, 2014
It keeps my pet happy and healthy I have always fed my pets, both dog and cat, Science Diet for the last 30 years. It can't be beat! September 3, 2014
This product keeps my cat healthy Prior to eating your product my cat stayed sick. Since eating Science Diet Optimal Care he's been a happy healthy cat. August 29, 2014