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Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials Kitten Healthy Development Dry Food

$233.00

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

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

Recommended For:

Kittens <1 year of age, pregnant or nursing cats

Not Recommended For:

Cats over 1 year of age

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Product Description

  • Key Benefits
    Clinically proven nutrition that can transform your pet’s life.

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

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

    Recommended For:

    Kittens <1 year of age, pregnant or nursing cats

    Not Recommended For:

    Cats over 1 year of age

    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

    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
    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    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 guide

    Growth

    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 (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 VetEssentials® Kitten Cat Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for growing kittens and gestating/lactating adult female cats.

  • Ingredients
    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Egg Product, Pork Fat, Chicken Meal, Soy Protein Isolate, Cracked Pearled Barley, Pea Fiber, Fish Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Wheat Gluten, Pork Protein Isolate, L-Lysine, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Whole Grain Oats, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Flaxseed, DL-Methionine, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Choline Chloride, 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), Broccoli, Magnesium Oxide, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content
    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    Dry 4138 kcal/kg (516 kcal/cup)

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    %
    Protein 35.7
    Fat 25.2
    Carbohydrate (NFE) 28.7
    Crude Fiber 2.6
    Calcium 1.40
    Phosphorus 1.2
    Sodium 0.51
    Potassium 0.85
    Magnesium 0.134
    Taurine 0.67
    Vitamin C 130 mg/kg
    Vitamin E 788 IU/kg
    Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total 1.01
    Omega-6 Fatty Acids Total 4.70
    References

    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 Kitten contains 4.4 oz. by weight.