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Hills Science Plan Adult Optimal Care Oral Care Cat Food

Hills Science Plan Adult Optimal Care Oral Care Cat Food

  • Chicken Dry » 1.5kg Bag £13.49
  • Chicken Dry » 5kg Bag £35.50

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Hill's™ Science Plan™ Oral Care is a complete food for adult cats between 1 and 6 years old. It has been clinically proven to reduce plaque and tartar due to kibble technology. It will also help to freshen breath as it will provide your cat with daily dental protection. It is essential to the health and happiness of your cat to have a healthy mouth. Many cats have dental or gum problems even though it may not be obvious. The food will also promote and ideal body weight and lean muscle maintenance. All Science Plan foods are made with 50 essential nutrients and a clinically proven antioxidant formula to improve your cat's overall health and immune system. The food is highly palatable and only made with the best quality ingredients.

Feeding Guide

These ranges are a starting point only because animals' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.

Body Weight kg Dry grams
2 35 - 45
3 45 - 65
4 55 - 80
5 65 - 90
6 75 - 105
7 + 12 - 14 per kg

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Hills Science Plan Adult Oral Care key benefits

Key Features Key Benefits
Total fibre
Alignment of fibres
Kibble size
Fibre matrix resists crumbling. Kibble engulfs tooth before it splits and fibres wipe the tooth surface.
Protein Controlled Limits a component of plaque.
Calcium Controlled Limits mineralisation of plaque to tartar.
Controlled Supports urinary tract health.
Target urinary pH Acid: pH 6.2 - 6.4 Supports urinary tract health.
Superior antioxidant formula Added Neutralises free radicals to aid dental health.


Chicken (minimum Chicken 43%, Chicken and Turkey combined 58%): Chicken and turkey meal, ground rice, ground maize, maize gluten meal, cellulose, animal fat, vegetable oil, digest, potassium chloride, calcium sulphate, dicalcium phosphate, salt, DL-methionine, taurine, vitamins and trace elements. Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols, citric acid and rosemary extract.


Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Beta-carotene 1.5 mg/kg 1.6 mg/kg 0.04 mg
Calcium 0.93 % 1.01 % 263 mg
Carbohydrate (NFE) 32 % 34.8 % 9.1 g
Fat 15.2 % 16.5 % 4.3 g
Fibre (crude) 7.4 % 8 % 2.1 g
Magnesium 0.06 % 0.07 % 17 mg
Moisture 8 % - 2.3 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.22 % 0.24 % 62 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 2.6 % 2.83 % 737 mg
Phosphorus 0.7 % 0.76 % 198 mg
Potassium 0.6 % 0.65 % 170 mg
Protein 32 % 34.8 % 9.1 g
Sodium 0.34 % 0.37 % 96 mg
Taurine 0.11 % 0.12 % 32 mg
Vitamin A 9950 IU/kg 10815 IU/kg 282 IU
Vitamin C 70 mg/kg 76 mg/kg 2 mg
Vitamin D 510 IU/kg 554 IU/kg 14 IU
Vitamin E 550 mg/kg 598 mg/kg 16 mg

Metabolisable Energy

As Fed Dry Matter
kcal/100g 353 384
kJ/100g 1477 1605
Target urinary pH 6.2 - 6.4

Additional information

  • Science Plan™ Feline Adult Oral Care Chicken is most effective when,
    • used on clean teeth
    • fed as the sole maintenance food
    • fed dry (adding water limits effective cleaning).
  • Contains no mineral abrasives or active chemicals.
  • Effective against plaque (the main cause of periodontal disease) as well as tartar.
  • Other dental home care methods are also recommended, if possible, e.g. regular tooth brushing.

Recommended for

Adult cats, to reduce dental plaque, stain and tartar and oral malodour.

Not recommended for

  • Kittens
  • Pregnant or lactating queens. During pregnancy and lactation queens should be switched to Science Plan™ Kitten Healthy Development™.

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

How quickly do you deliver?

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 (13)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Hills Science Plan Adult Optimal Care Oral Care Cat Food, including answers from our team.

24 April 2018 at 10:32pm


Anne Watson

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

delivery charges

  • Customer Service Advisor

Hello Anne,

Our delivery charges are free delivery on orders over £29.00 only if it weighs less than 2kg. Anything above 2kg is free delivery on orders over £39.00 or it will be a £4.99 delivery charge. You can view more on our delivery charge page here:

Hope this helps.