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Hill's Science Diet Science Diet
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Adult 1+ Adult 1+
Mature Age 7+
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Senior Age 11+ Senior Age 11+

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Adult 1+ Adult 1+
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VetEssentials™ Kitten - Dry

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Hill's™ Science Diet™
VetEssentials™ Kitten


The first few months are vital for your kitten's lifelong health. That's why Hill's™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™ Kitten is specifically formulated to address 5 essential health needs of growing kittens. Available exclusively from veterinarians, it also contains proven levels of natural DHA that help support visual and brain development along with a balance of minerals and omega-3 fatty acids to help growing bones and joints.

Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Kittens from weaning until 1 year and pregnant or lactating queens

Not Recommended For:

Adult cats, mature adult cats, obese or obese-prone cats.

Nutritional FeatureHealth BenefitKey Nutrient
Immunity: Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidantsSupports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 daysVitamins E & C
Weight Management: Precisely balanced nutrition and high quality proteinHelps achieve ideal body weight, and ensures optimal growth and developmentHigh Quality Protein
Bladder Health: Appropriate mineral balanceSupports the development of a healthy bladder Controlled levels of magnesium & phosphorus
Healthy Digestion: Optimal fiber mixture Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stoolsNatural Vegetable Fiber
Healthy Skin & Coat: Omega fatty acids nourish skin cells and hair follicles to rejuvenate the skinPromotes healthy skin and a luxurious coatOmega Fatty Acids

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

''HELPFUL TIPS''

  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • For nursing cats: keep food available at all times.
  • 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

Growth

Weight of CatGrowth less than 4 monthsGrowth 4 to 6 monthsGrowth 7 to 12 months and Pregnancy
1 lb (0,5 kg) 1/4 cup (30 g)
2 lb (0,9 kg) 3/8 cup (45 g) 1/3 cup (40 g)
3 lb (1,4 kg) 1/2 cup (60 g) 3/8 cup (45 g)
4 lb (1,8 kg) 5/8 cup (75 g) 1/2 cup (60 g)
5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/4 cup (90 g) 5/8 cup (75 g) 1/2 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 1/8 cups (135 g) 7/8 cup (105 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/8 cups (135 g)

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 4201 kcal/kg

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein42.0
Fat25.0
Carbohydrate (NFE)23.6
Crude Fiber1.5
Calcium1.40
Phosphorus1.2
Sodium0.46
Potassium0.91
Magnesium0.091
Taurine0.35
Vitamin C278 mg/kg
Vitamin E1271 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total1.32
Omega-6 Fatty Acids Total4.56

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.

Ingredients

Chicken By-Product Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat (preserved mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Brewers Rice, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Flaxseed, Lactic Acid, Dried Egg Product, Soybean Mill Run, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Cysteine, L-Threonine, L -Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Arginine, vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate , Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Soybean Oil, L-Tryptophan, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid, Magnesium Oxide, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract.


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