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Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Cat Food

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Cat Food
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  • Chicken & Vegetable » Stew » 24 x 82g Cans £22.49
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  • Dry » 4kg Bag £28.99
  • Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches £10.49
  • Wet » 24 x 156g Cans £37.49

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Description

Just like the human epidemic, almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease. The pet's quality of life and relationship with family is also impacted because that extra weight can reduce play time, impact mobility and affect the lifelong general health of your cat.

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Advanced Weight Solution is weight loss and maintenance nutrition clinically proven to naturally work with each cat's unique metabolic response to support healthy weight loss and maintenance. This breakthrough nutrition is clinically proven to safely provide 29% body fat loss in only 2 months because it works to control hunger, helping to keep cats feeling full and satisfied between meals. This nutrition can also be fed in multi-cat households.

Nutritionists and veterinarians at Hill's developed this next generation formula with the pet owner in mind, offering a complete portfolio of dry food, canned food, and treats. These products work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance without making big changes or depriving your pet. Because the formula works with each pet's unique metabolism, it also reduces the need for clients to precisely measure the food to safely achieve weight loss success. In real-world testing with pet owners and their pets at home, 88% of pets lost weight over two months. 74% of cat owners confirmed they would recommend Metabolic to their friends with overweight cats.

Key Benefits

Hill's® Prescription Diet® Feline Metabolic Advanced Weight Solution is formulated with the following benefits:

  • Clinically proven to safely and naturally improve metabolism in cats
  • Clinically proven to safely provide 29% body fat loss in 2 months in cats
  • Clinically proven to avoid weight regain following a weight loss program
  • A complete portfolio of dry food, canned food, and treats designed to work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance
  • Advanced weight management nutrition for multi-cat households
  • Great taste and highly palatable backed by a 100% refund guarantee

Additional Info

Hill's® Prescription Diet® Feline Metabolic Advanced Weight Solution provides all the nutrition your cat needs during weight loss and maintenance. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Prescription Diet® and Science Diet® foods can help your cat maintain happiness and a healthy weight for life.

Feeding Guidelines

Daily Feeding Guide:

Important Feeding Information

  • These amounts are a starting point only. Determine the amount to feed based on IDEAL WEIGHT as provided by your veterinarian. Your cat may need more or less food to maintain his proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • With your veterinarian's approval, mix increasing amounts of your cat's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Prescription Diet® formulas are available in a wide variety of dry foods and treats for your cat's unique needs, and canned foods with delicious flavors your cat will love. Supplementation with other foods or treats is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food. When using with canned food and treats, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this plastic bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Weight Control

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

Ingredients

Dry

Ingredients (Dry): Chicken: Chicken (23%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, brewers' rice, cellulose, dried tomato pomace, dried beet pulp, flaxseed, coconut oil, digest, animal fat, minerals, fish oil, dried carrots, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidants (mixed tocopherols).


Recommended for: Adult cats who are overweight

Wet

Ingredients: Chicken: Chicken (27%), pork, cellulose, dried egg white, maize starch, various sugars, tomato pomace, wheat flour, minerals, pea protein, coconut oil, flaxseed oil, dried carrots, vitamins, dried pork protein, fish oil, trace elements, taurine and beta-carotene. Coloured with natural caramel.


Recommended for: Adult cats who are overweight

Analysis

Dry

Average Nutritional Contents

Nutrient GA Min GA Max As Fed Dry Matter Caloric Basis
Moisture 6.50% 4.50%
Protein 36.00% 38.30% 40.10% 11.0 g / 100 kcal
Fat 11.00% 15.50% 13.40% 14.00% 3.8 g / 100 kcal
Carbohydrate / NFE 28.60% 29.90% 8.2 g / 100 kcal
Crude Fiber 11.50% 9.20% 9.60% 2.6 g / 100 kcal
Ash 7.50% 6.10% 6.30% 1.7 g / 100 kcal
Starch 14.70% 15.40% 4.2 g / 100 kcal
Total Dietary Fiber 16.40% 17.20% 4.7 g / 100 kcal
Soluble Fiber 1.80% 1.90% 0.5 g / 100 kcal
Insoluble Fiber 14.70% 15.30% 4.2 g / 100 kcal
Calcium 0.95% 1.00% 275 mg / 100 kcal
Phosphorous 0.73% 0.77% 211 mg / 100 kcal
Ca:P 1.3
Potassium 0.71% 0.75% 205 mg / 100 kcal
Sodium 0.33% 0.35% 95 mg / 100 kcal
Chloride 0.78% 0.81% 224 mg / 100 kcal
Magnesium 0.09% 0.09% 25 mg / 100 kcal
Iron 189 ppm 198 ppm 5.4 mg / 100 kcal
Copper 16.4 ppm 17.1 ppm 0.47 mg / 100 kcal
Manganese 141.1 ppm 147.8 ppm 4.06 mg / 100 kcal
Zinc 181 ppm 190 ppm 5.2 mg / 100 kcal
Iodine 1.63 ppm 1.71 ppm 46.88 ug / 100 kcal
Selenium 0.52 ppm 0.54 ppm 0.015 mg / 100 kcal
Sulphur 0.83% 0.87% 238.90 mg / 100 kcal
Chromium
Arginine 2.08% 2.18% 599 mg / 100 kcal
BCAA Total 7.41% 7.76% 2131 mg / 100 kcal
Cystine 0.74% 0.78% 214 mg / 100 kcal
Glutamine + Glutamate 5.94% 6.22% 1710 mg / 100 kcal
Histidine 0.80% 0.83% 229 mg / 100 kcal
Hydroxyproline 0.02% 0.02% 7 mg / 100 kcal
Isoleucine 1.51% 1.58% 434 mg / 100 kcal
Leucine 3.91% 4.10% 1126 mg / 100 kcal
Lysine 2.16% 2.27% 623 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine 1.32% 1.38% 378 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine + Cystine 2.06% 2.16% 592 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine 1.86% 1.94% 534 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 3.27% 3.42% 940 mg / 100 kcal
Threonine 1.44% 1.50% 413 mg / 100 kcal
Taurine 0.24% 0.25% 69 mg / 100 kcal
Tryptophan 0.29% 0.30% 83 mg / 100 kcal
Tyrosine 1.41% 1.48% 406 mg / 100 kcal
Valine 1.99% 2.08% 571 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin A 10112 IU/kg 10588 IU/kg 291 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin C 122 mg/kg 135 ppm 142 ppm 3.90 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin D 963 IU/kg 1008 IU/kg 27.7 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin E 810 mg/kg 1195 IU/kg 1252 IU/kg 34.39 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin K 0.12 mcg / 100 kcal
Thiamine 30 ppm 31 ppm 0.9 mg / 100 kcal
Riboflavin (B2) 14.9 ppm 15.6 ppm 0.43 mg / 100 kcal
Niacin 148 ppm 155 ppm 4.3 mg / 100 kcal
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 10.3 ppm 10.8 ppm 0.30 mg / 100 kcal
Pantothenic Acid 20.0 ppm 20.9 ppm 0.57 mg / 100 kcal
Folic Acid 8.04 ppm 8.42 ppm 0.23 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 0.13 ppm 0.14 ppm 3.8 mcg / 100 kcal
Biotin 0.54 ppm 0.57 ppm 0.02 mg / 100 kcal
Choline 3871 ppm 4053 ppm 111 mg / 100 kcal
Arachidonic Acid 0.07% 0.08% 21 mg / 100 kcal
Linoleic Acid 2.66% 2.78% 764 mg / 100 kcal
Linolenic Acid (Omega-6) 0.01% 0.01% 2.9 mg / 100 kcal
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) 1.13% 1.19% 326.2 mg / 100 kcal
DHA 0.11% 0.12% 31.5 mg / 100 kcal
EPA 0.16% 0.17% 46.2 mg / 100 kcal
EPA + DHA 0.27% 0.28% 0.1 g / 100 kcal
>20C Omega-3 FA 0.32% 0.33% 92 mg / 100 kcal
>20C Omega-6 FA 0.11% 0.12% 32 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-3 FA 1.48% 1.55% 426 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-6 FA 2.78% 2.91% 799 mg / 100 kcal
Omega-6:Omega-3 FA 1.9
Beta-Carotene 1.50 mg/kg 4.50 ppm 4.71 ppm 0.13 mg / 100 kcal
Carnitine 538.2 ppm 563.5 ppm 15.48 mg / 100 kcal
Glucosamine 847 ppm 887 ppm 24 mg / 100 kcal
Chondroitin Sulphate 948 ppm 993 ppm 27.28 mg / 100 kcal
Lycopene 0.95 ppm 0.99 ppm 0.03 mg / 100 kcal
Lutein 11.21 ppm 11.74 ppm 0.32 mg / 100 kcal
Starch (analyzed) 17.00% 17.80% 4891 mg / 100 kcal
NaCl 1.30% 1.36% 373 mg / 100 kcal

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 337 357
kJ/100g 1412 1494

Wet

Nutrient GA Min GA Max As Fed Dry Matter Caloric Basis
Moisture 81.00%
Protein 8.20% 43.30% 12.1 g / 100 kcal
Fat 2.70% 14.30% 4.0 g / 100 kcal
Carbohydrate / NFE 4.60% 24.00% 6.7 g / 100 kcal
Crude Fiber 2.00% 10.70% 3.0 g / 100 kcal
Ash 1.50% 7.70% 2.2 g / 100 kcal
Starch 2.10% 10.80% 3.0 g / 100 kcal
Total Dietary Fiber 3.00% 15.60% 4.4 g / 100 kcal
Soluble Fiber 0.20% 0.90% 0.3 g / 100 kcal
Insoluble Fiber 2.80% 14.70% 4.1 g / 100 kcal
Calcium 0.23% 1.22% 343 mg / 100 kcal
Phosphorous 0.16% 0.83% 232 mg / 100 kcal
Ca:P 1.5
Potassium 0.14% 0.75% 211 mg / 100 kcal
Sodium 0.09% 0.46% 128 mg / 100 kcal
Chloride 0.15% 0.81% 226 mg / 100 kcal
Magnesium 0.02% 0.09% 24 mg / 100 kcal
Iron 58 ppm 303 ppm 8.5 mg / 100 kcal
Copper 3.0 ppm 15.9 ppm 0.45 mg / 100 kcal
Manganese 3.9 ppm 20.5 ppm 0.58 mg / 100 kcal
Zinc 37 ppm 196 ppm 5.5 mg / 100 kcal
Iodine 0.36 ppm 1.92 ppm 53.78 ug / 100 kcal
Selenium 0.17 ppm 0.91 ppm 0.026 mg / 100 kcal
Sulphur 0.20% 1.07% 301.18 mg / 100 kcal
Chromium
Arginine 0.40% 2.10% 590 mg / 100 kcal
BCAA Total 1.31% 6.90% 1937 mg / 100 kcal
Cystine 0.11% 0.59% 167 mg / 100 kcal
Glutamine + Glutamate 0.95% 4.99% 1401 mg / 100 kcal
Histidine 0.21% 1.11% 311 mg / 100 kcal
Hydroxyproline 0.01% 3 mg / 100 kcal
Isoleucine 0.32% 1.68% 471 mg / 100 kcal
Leucine 0.58% 3.06% 858 mg / 100 kcal
Lysine 0.44% 2.33% 653 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine 0.31% 1.63% 458 mg / 100 kcal
Methionine + Cystine 0.42% 2.23% 625 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine 0.34% 1.80% 506 mg / 100 kcal
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 0.57% 3.01% 844 mg / 100 kcal
Threonine 0.33% 1.74% 487 mg / 100 kcal
Taurine 0.05% 0.26% 71 mg / 100 kcal
Tryptophan 0.08% 0.44% 125 mg / 100 kcal
Tyrosine 0.23% 1.21% 339 mg / 100 kcal
Valine 0.41% 2.16% 608 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin A 30096 IU/kg 158401 IU/kg 4446 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin C 19 mg/kg 21 ppm 110 ppm 3.09 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin D 214 IU/kg 1128 IU/kg 31.7 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin E 190 mg/kg 198 IU/kg 1042 IU/kg 29.25 IU / 100 kcal
Vitamin K
Thiamine 4 ppm 22 ppm 0.6 mg / 100 kcal
Riboflavin (B2) 4.8 ppm 25.0 ppm 0.70 mg / 100 kcal
Niacin 42 ppm 220 ppm 6.2 mg / 100 kcal
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 4.1 ppm 21.7 ppm 0.61 mg / 100 kcal
Pantothenic Acid 9.7 ppm 51.2 ppm 1.44 mg / 100 kcal
Folic Acid 0.72 ppm 3.81 ppm 0.11 mg / 100 kcal
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 0.09 ppm 0.49 ppm 13.7 mcg / 100 kcal
Biotin 0.23 ppm 1.19 ppm 0.03 mg / 100 kcal
Choline 1179 ppm 6206 ppm 174 mg / 100 kcal
Arachidonic Acid 0.09% 0.49% 137 mg / 100 kcal
Linoleic Acid 0.58% 3.05% 855 mg / 100 kcal
Linolenic Acid (Omega-6) 0.01% 0.03% 9.3 mg / 100 kcal
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.22% 1.17% 328.5 mg / 100 kcal
DHA 0.03% 0.14% 38.4 mg / 100 kcal
EPA 0.02% 0.09% 25.4 mg / 100 kcal
EPA + DHA 0.04% 0.23% 0.1 g / 100 kcal
>20C Omega-3 FA 0.05% 0.28% 78 mg / 100 kcal
>20C Omega-6 FA 0.11% 0.57% 161 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-3 FA 0.28% 1.46% 411 mg / 100 kcal
Total Omega-6 FA 0.69% 3.65% 1026 mg / 100 kcal
Omega-6:Omega-3 FA 2.5
Beta-Carotene 0.40 mg/kg 0.73 ppm 3.86 ppm 0.11 mg / 100 kcal
Carnitine 113.5 ppm 597.2 ppm 16.76 mg / 100 kcal
Glucosamine
Chondroitin Sulphate
Lycopene 0.20 ppm 1.04 ppm 0.03 mg / 100 kcal

Average Nutritional Contents

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 84 356
kJ/100g 350 1488

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For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
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2kg+ £4.99
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£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

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Reviews (32)

Q & A

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

20 April 2018 at 4:03pm

Metabolic weight control dry food

Rosalind Barnes

  • VioVet customer since 2013
  • From: , United Kingdom

The most recent bag of this food has much smaller pieces of food in comparison to our usual Bags - also the word “advanced” Has been removed from its title - has the formula changed? It is also cheaper to buy - which has made me worry that I have not bought the correct food.

  • Key Account Manager

Hello Rosalind,

Thank you for your question.

After checking with the manufacturer I can confirm that there have been no ingredient changes with this diet.

The changes that you have noticed on this occasion relate to a packaging update which Hill's have done across the Hill's Prescription Diet range and also their new kibble shape which again has been brought into most of their kibbles across the Hill's diets.

The old style packaging with 'Advanced Weight Solution' printed on it are no longer available and so the new packaging you have received will be the only one going forward; the new packaging says 'Weight Management'.

Hope this helps.

2 April 2017 at 9:03pm

Metabolic dry food

Philip shadbolt

Roughly how many meals will 1kg provide. My cat is 6kg should be 5kg

  • Brand Manager

Your cat will need to be fed 55-60g of this food each day (based on their target weight), so a 1kg bag will last 16-18 days.

25 July 2013 at 9:32pm

Metabolic diet

irene kelsey

Would this diet be suitable for a cat who is prone to urinary tract infections and currently has royal canin s/o index wet pouches?

  • Non-Executive Director

The answer is it might be! This depends on why your cat is prone to urinary tract infections. Some cats are prone to urinary tract disease if they are fed the standard dry foods, but do much better on a diet such as the one you mention. Wet foods as a whole are probably better for cats like this. Overweight cats are also prone to urinary problems, and getting weight off them can be very difficult. The metabolic diet is good for weight control and the moist version is quite good at controlling urinary problems in some cats. You might have to try it out in order to be sure. As a long-term diet, the Hills might be a better solution, so I would be tempted to try it out, but you should discuss this with your own vet first who knows your individual cat.

22 July 2013 at 5:21pm

Wet and dry

l.t

can my cat be fed wet or dry metabolic or does it have to be a mix of both?

  • Non-Executive Director

It is acceptable to give either wet, dry or a mixture of both. It is more natural for cats to eat moist, not dry food and might be slightly more beneficial for their kidney function. However, for many cats this does not seem to make any difference and they seem to do just as well on any combination. Dry can be beneficial for their teeth, which is worth bearing in mind.