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Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary Stress, Weight + Urinary Care Cat Food

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary Stress, Weight + Urinary Care Cat Food
Dry » 1.5kg Bag
Urinary Stress » Dry » 1.5kg Bag
Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches

  • Dry » 1.5kg Bag £15.49
  • Urinary Stress » Dry » 1.5kg Bag £16.99
  • Urinary Stress » Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches £10.99
  • Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches £10.99

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Hills Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary cat food has been developed by Hill's veterinarians and nutritionists to help manage your cat's weight and urinary health. Even just small amounts of extra weight can affect your cat's quality of life and relationship with the family, as well as putting them at risk of urinary conditions. Metabolic + Urinary has clinically tested nutrition which reduces the most common urinary signs be 89% and reduces body weight by 11% in 60 days.

NOTE: "Metabolic + Urinary Stress" is replacing "Metabolic + Urinary" in January 2017.

Metabolic + Urinary


How It Helps

Naturally works with your pet's unique metabolism

  • Dissolves struvite stones in as little as 7 days (Average 27 days)
  • Helps your pet feel full & satisfied between meals

How It Works

A synergistic blend of ingredients

  • Controlled levels of magnesium, calcium & phosphorus
  • Unique fiber blend from fruits and vegetables


Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Chicken Meal, Dried Tomato Pomace, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Coconut Oil, L-Lysine, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Carrots, Choline Chloride , Taurine, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), L-Carnitine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Calcium Sulfate, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

Average nutrient and caloric content

Dry 3289 kcal/kg (289 kcal/cup†)

Nutrient Dry Matter*
Protein 38.1
Fat 12.9
Carbohydrate (NFE) 30.5
Crude Fiber 13.2
Calcium 0.70
Phosphorus 0.6
Sodium 0.33
Potassium 0.87
Magnesium 0.074
Taurine 0.46
Vitamin E 748 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total 1.35


*The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Metabolic + Urinary Feline contains 3.1 oz. by weight.

Feeding guidelines

Feeding your pet the right amount of Metabolic + Urinary every day will help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life as well as improved urinary health. 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, wet food & 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 & children.

Feeding transition

Weight Control

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)

Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Prescription Diet® Metabolic + Urinary Feline provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats.

Metabolic + Urinary Stress


Chicken: Chicken (26%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, maize starch, cellulose, brewers' rice, tomato pomace, flaxseed, coconut oil, soybean oil, digest, minerals, fish oil, L-lysine, DL-methionine, dried carrots,L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, L-tryptophan, milk protein hydrolysate, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter per 100 kcal ME
Beta-carotene 2 mg/kg 2.1 mg/kg 0.06 mg
Calcium 0.75 % 0.79 % 220.59 mg
Carbohydrate (NFE) 29.3 % 31.01 % 8.62 g
Chlorides 0.78 % 0.82 % 229.41 mg
Crude Ash 5.3 % 5.6 % 1.56 g
Fat 12.7 % 13.5 % 3.74 g
Fibre (crude) 10.2 % 10.79 % 3 g
L-Carnitine 526 mg/kg 556.61 mg/kg 15.47 mg
L-lysine 2.25 % 2.38 % 661.76 mg
L-tryptophan 4226 mg/kg 4472 mg/kg 124 mg
Magnesium 0.07 % 0.07 % 20 mg
Milk protein hydrolysate 1000 mg/kg 1058.2 mg/kg 29.41 mg
Moisture 5.5 % 1.62 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 1.36 % 1.44 % 401 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 3.51 % 3.71 % 1032 mg
Phosphorus 0.68 % 0.71 % 199 mg
Potassium 0.75 % 0.79 % 220.59 mg
Potassium citrate 6000 mg/kg 6349.21 mg/kg 176.47 mg
Protein 37 % 39.15 % 10.88 g
Sodium 0.34 % 0.36 % 99 mg
Sulphur 0.75 % 0.79 % 219 mg
Taurine 2510 mg/kg 2656.08 mg/kg 73.82 mg
Vitamin A10 7290 IU/kg 7714 IU/kg 214 IU
Vitamin D10 782 IU/kg 828 IU/kg 23 IU
Vitamin E10 810 mg/kg 857 mg/kg 24 mg

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 340 360
kJ/100g 1423 1505
Urine acidifying substance DL-methionine 7.3 g/kg
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.4


These ranges are a starting point only, because cats' needs vary.1,2 Adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal body weight.

FOR WEIGHT LOSS: Determine the amount to feed based on the target weight rather than the current weight.

FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE: Patient should be monitored to ensure proper body weight is maintained. Increase food amounts accordingly.

When feeding for the first time, mix increasing amounts of the pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.


Body Weight kg Dry grams
2 30
3 35
4 45
5 55
6 60
7 + 10 per kg


Body Weight kg Dry grams
2 40
3 55
4 70
5 80
6 95
7 + 15 per kg

A 156g can is equal to 38 grams of the dry food.


Overweight for Reduction For Weight loss
Pouches 85g
Dry grams
2 1 + 10
3 1 + 20
4 1 + 30
5 1 + 40
6 1 + 45
7 + 1 + 8 per kg
Overweight for Reduction For Weight Maintenance
Pouches 85g
Dry grams
2 1 + 25
3 1 + 40
4 1 + 55
5 1 + 65
6 1 + 80
7 + 1 + 12 per kg

A 85 g pouch is equal to 15 grams of dry food

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Collections only)
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

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Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (8)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic + Urinary Stress, Weight + Urinary Care Cat Food, including answers from our team.

13 August 2015 at 11:11am

Mature 16 yr old female cat


Is this suitable for our senior lady cat that suffers from kidney failure but has not been put onto a prescriptive diet or medication?

  • Non-Executive Director

I am not familiar with your cat's medical condition so it is difficult to be sure, but this does not strike me as a particularly appropriate diet. If your cat's kidneys are gradually failing then a renal support type diet, rather than a urinary health diet, would be better. Although they obviously are closely related in some ways, the nutritional factors are different. The former is more about helping the body when there is reduced kidney function. The latter is about the health and comfort of the lining of the bladder and lower urinary tract.

It would be best to talk to your vet about this. However Hills k/d or a similar diet might be much more appropriate.