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Hill's™ Science Diet™
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.
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 Feature||Health Benefit||Key Nutrient|
|Immunity: Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants||Supports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 days||Vitamins E & C|
|Weight Management: Precisely balanced nutrition and high quality protein||Helps achieve ideal body weight, and ensures optimal growth and development||High Quality Protein|
|Bladder Health: Appropriate mineral balance||Supports the development of a healthy bladder||Controlled levels of magnesium & phosphorus|
|Healthy Digestion: Optimal fiber mixture||Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools||Natural Vegetable Fiber|
|Healthy Skin & Coat: Omega fatty acids nourish skin cells and hair follicles to rejuvenate the skin||Promotes healthy skin and a luxurious coat||Omega Fatty Acids|
Daily Feeding Guide:
- 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.
|Weight of Cat||Growth less than 4 months||Growth 4 to 6 months||Growth 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
|Vitamin C||278 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||1271 IU/kg|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total||1.32|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids Total||4.56|
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.
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