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Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials™ Kitten



If you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement

Available exclusively from your veterinarian,  Hill's™ Science Diet VetEssentials™ Kitten is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for kittens.

  • Immunity
  • Weight Management
  • Urinary Health
  • Digestion
  • Skin & Coat

Additional info:

Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hills 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 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.

Benefit Nutritional Feature Health Benefit
Immunity Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants (Vitamin C+E) Supports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 days
Weight Management Perfectly balanced formula with lean proteins, fruits & vegetables Helps achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development
Urinary Health Optimally balanced levels of sodium, magnesium and phosphorus Supports a healthy urinary tract
Digestion Brown rice, oats and barley are natural sources of fiber Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools
Skin & Coat Flaxseed and vegetable oil contain omega fatty acids Healthy skin and luxurious coat

Hill's has a wide variety of foods for your cats unique needs that are sure to please!

Recommended for:

Kittens <1 year of age, pregnant or nursing cats

Not recommended for:

Cats over 1 year of age

Formulated to help

reduce the risk of struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

Made in the USA
with global ingredients you can trust

Proud to have helped
11 million shelter pets
find a forever home & counting


INGREDIENTS: Chicken, Brown Rice, Chicken Fat, Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Wheat Gluten, Egg Product, Soy Protein Isolate, Cracked Pearled Barley, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pea Protein, Pea Fiber, Whole Grain Oats, Pork Protein Isolate, Flaxseed, L-Lysine, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, DL-Methionine, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K)), Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Magnesium Oxide, Broccoli, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.


Weight of Cat - lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - cups (gram) - Growth less than 4 months Amount per Day - cups (gram) - Growth 4 to 6 months Amount per Day - cups (gram) - Growth 7 to 12 months and Pregnancy
1 (0.5) 1/4 (30)
2 (0.9) 3/8 (45)
3 (1.4) 1/2 (60) 3/8 (45)
4 (1.8) 5/8 (80) 1/2 (60)
6 (2.7) 7/8 (110) 3/4 (95) 5/8 (80)
8 (3.6) 7/8 (110) 3/4 (95)
10 (4.5) 1 (125) 7/8 (110)
12 (5.4) 1 (125)
14 (6.4) 1 1/8 (140)
16 (7.3) 1 1/4 (155)


  • 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 pets new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • Your pets nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.



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4139 kcal/kg (516 kcal/cup†)

Nutrient Dry Matter1
Protein 37.3
Fat 24.8
Crude Fiber 1.9
Carbohydrate / NFE 28.3
Calcium 1.39
Sodium 0.43
Potassium 0.84
Magnesium 0.132
Taurine 0.65
Vitamin C 143 ppm
Vitamin E 1000 IU/kg
DHA 0.153
Total Omega-3 FA 1.12
Total Omega-6 FA 5.15


1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.

†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials™ Kitten contains 4.4 oz. by weight.

Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials

Preventative nutrition with 5 essential health benefits for your healthy pet.

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