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Hill's™ Science Diet™
VetEssentials™ Kitten


Available exclusively from your veterinarian, Hill's® Healthy Advantage® Kitten is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for kittens.

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

Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Kittens <1 year of age, pregnant or nursing cats

Not Recommended For:

Cats over 1 year of age

BenefitNutritional FeatureHealth Benefit
ImmunityOptimal 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 ManagementPerfectly balanced formula with lean proteins, fruits & vegetablesHelps achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development
Urinary HealthOptimally balanced levels of sodium, magnesium and phosphorusSupports a healthy urinary tract
DigestionBrown rice, oats and barley are natural sources of fiberHelps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools
Skin & CoatFlaxseed and vegetable oil contain omega fatty acids Healthy skin and luxurious coat

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 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.

Other Products to Consider

Hill's® has a wide variety of foods for your cat's unique needs 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 (65 g) 3/8 cup (45 g)
4 lb (1,8 kg) 5/8 cup (80 g) 1/2 cup (65 g)
5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/4 cup (95 g) 5/8 cup (80 g) 1/2 cup (65 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 cup (125 g) 7/8 cup (110 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/8 cups (140 g)
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Healthy Advantage® Kitten Cat Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for growing kittens and gestating/lactating adult female cats.

Average Nutrient And Caloric Contents

Dry 4165 kcal/kg

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein35.2
Fat25.9
Carbohydrate (NFE)29.5
Crude Fiber1.3
Calcium1.40
Phosphorus1.1
Sodium0.57
Potassium0.84
Magnesium0.117
Taurine0.35
Vitamin C186 mg/kg
Vitamin E763 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total1.59
Moisture94.0

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, Brown Rice, Dried Egg Product, Whole Grain Wheat, Pork Fat, Chicken Meal, Soybean Protein Isolate, Pea Protein Concentrate, Flaxseed, Cracked Pearled Barley, Pork Protein Isolate, Soybean Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Calcium Sulfate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Oat Groats, Fish Oil, DL-Methionine, Vegetable & fruit blend (Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli), L-Lysine, Potassium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Soybean Oil, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, 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), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.


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