Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food
Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food
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Helps your pet feel full and satisfied between meals while supporting vitality and holistic health.
Formulated with S+OXSHIELD to meet specific nutrient standards, shown to promote a urinary environment that helps reduce the risk for struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food

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At a Glance
Weight Management
Weight loss
Helps your pet feel full and satisfied between meals while supporting vitality and holistic health.
Formulated with S+OXSHIELD to meet specific nutrient standards, shown to promote a urinary environment that helps reduce the risk for struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.

A Cat's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food

If a domesticated cat could speak human, digestive care and weight management could be top of the list. Just like American humans, almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can impact a cat's mobility, activity, and affect your cat's general lifelong health.

The good news is that there are cat food brands that prioritize nutrition, digestive care, and weight management. Hill's clinical nutritionists formulated Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food to guarantee cats' specifically to support your cat's weight management.

When looking for the right food to manage and reduce your cat's weight, consider Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food. Your cat will meow, Losing weight never felt so good!

How does Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food work?

This specific Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management recipe for cats contains nutritional ingredients that help your feline with their digestive care and weight management. This food's specified ingredient blend naturally works with your cat's unique metabolism and helps avoid weight regain after weight loss.

The unique fiber blend helps your cat feel satiated between meals. A high amount of antioxidants supports a cat's vitality and holistic health. Hill's exclusive S+OXSHIELD controls excess minerals that cause the creation of kidney calcium oxalate stones and struvite crystals.

Why should your cat eat Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food?

This specialized recipe of Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management meets the special nutritional needs of adult cats that improves digestive care, help with weight management, and improve the immune system. This diet is a weight management diet through felines' unique metabolism so that your cat can enjoy a happy and active life.

Nutritional Value

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food contains nutritional values in crude protein, fat, and fiber:

Crude Protein (23.0 %) is the measure of all sources of nitrogen and includes nonprotein nitrogen, which may have no human value. Crude protein is a chemical analysis of the protein (e.g., chicken, milk, etc.) and non-protein (e.g., grains) amounts in the food. The recipe's low crude protein is important to avoid overtaxing the kidneys.

Crude Fat (9.0 %) is the term for fat-soluble materials such as lipid content in your cat's food when ingested. The diet is restricted in fat.

Crude Fiber (15.0 %) is a measure of indigestible cellulose, pentosans, lignin, and other components of this type of chemical fibers. A highly digestible fibrous food boosts the healthy absorption of essential vitamins and minerals. It provides major intestinal tract peristalsis, a wave-like muscle contraction to relax the stomach muscles.

Daily Feeding Guide and Care Instructions

Available food bags are 4 lb., 8.5 lb., and 17.6 lb. Bags of Chicken Flavor. A cat's body weight, age, and condition can affect how much your feline is given daily. This cat food bag has a calculated calorie content of 297 kcal (kilocalorie) per cup.

See the dosage chart below with recommended daily feeding portions per cup for adult cats:

Adult Cat Daily Weight Management Maintenance
Ideal Weight of Cats (lbs.) Weight Loss (cup) Weight Control (cup)
6 lbs. cup cup
8 lbs. cup cup
10 lbs. cup cup
12 lbs. cup 1 cup
14 lbs. cup 1 cups
16 lbs. cup 1 cups
18 lbs. cup 1 cups

Adjust your cat's daily feeding to a necessary amount to maintain optimal weight, according to your veterinarian.

Transition to Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food

For safety and the best results, make sure to gradually transition from your cat's current food to their new Hill diet over seven consecutive days to avoid digestive upsets.

On days 1 and 2, start by mixing 75% of the cat's current food with 25% of the new diet. On days 3 and 4, mix 50% of each in their bowl. On days 5 and 6, mix 25% of the cat's current food with 75% of the new diet. On day 7, exclusively feed them the new Hill diet.

Feed the diet food throughout the day, and keep fresh water accessible at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your cat's condition.

Storage

Store the bag at room temperature. Keep away from children and pets.

Concluding Thoughts

An important thing to know about Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food is that 88% of pets lost weight at home in two months when fed the nutrition of this Metabolic recipe.

Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet provides complete and balanced nutrition for lifelong maintenance of adult cats.

What Does Metabolic Cat Food Do?
Answer

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food is one of the best and highly recommended cat food among the commercially available foods in the market that is prescribed by veterinarians. The cat food is developed by some of the best veterinarians and nutritionists available at Hillโ€™s. This prescription diet is uniquely prepared to specifically target the petโ€™s weight. In case you cannot control your petโ€™s increasing obesity the product helps in the support of cat's weight governance and management. It is observed that after two months of continuous daily administration of Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food to numerous pets, eighty-eight percent of pets show signs of weight loss in them. For the remaining twelve percent, various factors can have affected them. These are intrinsic to each pet.

Is Prescription Cat Food Really Better?
Answer

After continuous observation and comparison of various prescripted and non-prescripted cat foods by numerous veterinarians and nutritionists for a longer period, it is noticed the overall performance of the prescripted cat diets is slightly better than its counterparts that are available on the market.

What Is the Difference Between Hillโ€™s Science Diet and Prescription Diet?
Answer

There are many differences between Hill's Science Diet and Prescription Diet brand pet foods. Generally, the pet foods of the Prescription Diet brand are prepared to address the development of specific medical issues that are present in your pets. Whereas the pet foods that are formulated by the Science Diet brand are to meet the numerous health needs of pets during their various life stages. Prescription Diet pet foods can only be bought with the help of a prescription that is provided by your pet's veterinarian. But Science Diet brand pet foods can be bought with or without a prescription. They can also be bought from specific grooming facilities, feed stores, and specialty stores.

Are Grain-Free Diets Bad for Cats?
Answer

There is no actual credible evidence proving that grain-free diets for cats are better than cat foods containing grains. No reputable nutritional expert or veterinarian supports this unfounded claim. In fact, it is often observed that after the consumption of grain-free diets especially in cases of dry formulations few cats can develop various health issues. After the consumption of grain-free cat food by your pet, if you notice any abnormal behavior in your pet you should immediately contact your petโ€™s veterinarian for further instructions.

What Is Prescription Cat Food?
Answer

There are various types of cat foods available on the market all over the globe. These cat foods can either be bought with the help of a prescription that is provided by the veterinarian or they can be bought without the need for any prescription such as over-the-counter products. The cat foods that are prescribed by veterinarians are generally special therapeutic dietary products. These products are made up of some of the best available ingredients. They are both easy to digest and nutritious for your pet.

How Much Dry Food Should I Feed My Overweight Cat?
Answer

Normally, the weight of the average domestic cat is approximately around eight to nine pounds. The veterinarian usually recommends medicine and the composition of the catโ€™s nutritional diet, according to the degree of the catโ€™s obesity. There can be many reasons behind the catโ€™s overweight. Some of the reasons for your pet being overweight can be diabetes or high cholesterol percentage in your cat, overconsumption of food, intake of oily or junk food, and presence of certain parasitic organisms inside your petโ€™s body. For overweight cats, the veterinarians generally recommend the pet to eat two-pound less food that is approximately forty calories less than its daily consumption. This quantity can get readjusted by the veterinarian if the pet loses some of its weight after some time. This process continues until the weight of the cat hits the healthy mark and eventually maintains this weight.

What Dissolves Struvite Crystals in Cats?
Answer

Often the natural process of completely dissolving the Struvite stones in cats can be done with the help of special diets. These special diets generally encourage the consumption of water in a higher amount. They can also contain a certain amount of minerals and proteins. The diet can further alter the acidity of the petโ€™s urine. It is analyzed that the most common stone formation found in a catโ€™s body is struvite. In the dissolution of struvite, the daily diet of the pet has played an important role. For cats, canned and dry medicated foods are almost hundred percent effective in the disintegration of the struvite uroliths.

Crude Protein 33.0% min
Crude Fat 10.0% min
Crude Fiber 10.0% max
Calcium 0.6% min
Phosphorus 0.5% min
Taurine 0.1% min
Vitamin C 115 mg/kg min
Vitamin E 540 IU/kg min

Chicken By-Product Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Dried Tomato Pomace, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Coconut Oil, Pork Fat, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Carrots, DL-Methionine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C) , Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, L-Carnitine, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

297 kcal/cup

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. For best results & safety practices: Gradually transition to your pets new food over a 7 day period. Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food and treats. Keep fresh water available at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your pets condition.

Transition Instructions

A gradual transition to a new pet food is important to avoid digestive upset. To transition, mix your pet's current food with the new food. Over 7 days, gradually decrease the amount of the current pet food while increasing the amount of new pet food. In some cases, your veterinarian may recommend no transition or a shorter transition time.

Weight Control
Daily Feeding Guide
Ideal Weight of Cat Weight Loss Weight Control
6 lb (2,7 kg) 3/8 cup (35 g) 5/8 cup (55 g)
8 lb (3,6 kg) 1/2 cup (45 g) 3/4 cup (65 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 5/8 cup (55 g) 7/8 cup (75 g)
12 lb (5,4 kg) 2/3 cup (60 g) 1 cup (90 g)
14 lb (6,4 kg) 3/4 cup (65 g) 1 1/8 cups (100 g)
16 lb (7,3 kg) 7/8 cup (75 g) 1 1/4 cups (110 g)
18 lb (8,2 kg) 7/8 cup (75 g) 1 3/8 cups (120 g)

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.For best results & safety practices:Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food,ย canned food and treats.Keep fresh water available at all times.Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.

How to Order Prescriptions Online

1. Find the Right Product

Make sure it matches your pets prescription. Donโ€™t forget to compare the dosage for pills/capsules!

2. Add to Cart

Just like any other online store. Make sure the quantity matches whatโ€™s been prescribed by your vetinarian.

3. Tell Us About Your Pet and Vet

Answer some questions during checkout and weโ€™ll contact your vet and verify the prescription for you. You can also mail us the written prescription.

4. Thatโ€™s It!

If the prescription has any refills, processing your future orders for that medication can be expedited.

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