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Hill's Prescription Metabolic Advanced Weight Cat Food

  • Dry » 1.5kg Bag £16.49
  • Dry » 4kg Bag £38.50
  • Wet » 12 x 85g Pouches £10.49
  • Wet » 24 x 156g Cans £38.50

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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

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



Poultry meat meal, rice, maize gluten meal, cellulose, tomato pomace, beet pulp, flaxseed, coconut oil, digest, animal fat, minerals, L-lysine, DL-methionine, dehydrated carrots, L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene. Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherol and citric acid.


Pork, maize flour, cellulose, maize starch, chicken, flaxseed, tomato pomace, digest, maize gluten meal, coconut oil, minerals, guar gum, L-leucine, carrot powder, salt, taurine, vitamins, trace elements, DL-methionine, L-threonine, L-carnitine, beta-carotene.



Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Beta-carotene 1.5 mg/kg 1.6 mg/kg 0.04 mg
Calcium 0.96 % 1.02 % 285 mg
Carbohydrate (NFE) 29.2 % 30.9 % 8.7 g
Fat 12.1 % 12.8 % 3.6 g
Fibre (crude) 9.3 % 9.8 % 2.8 g
L-Carnitine 530 mg/kg 561 mg/kg 623
L-Lysine 2.1 % 2.2 % 623 mg
Magnesium 1.06 % 1.12 % 314 mg
Moisture 5.5 % 1.02 % 285 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 2.3 % 2.43 % 682 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 2375 mg/kg 2513 mg/kg 70 mg
Phosphorus 0.7 % 0.74 % 92 mg
Potassium 0.71 % 0.74 % 27 mg
Protein 37.8 % 40 % 11.2 g
Sodium 0.71 % 0.74 % 92 mg
Taurine 530 mg/kg 561 mg/kg 70 mg
Total Dietary Fibre 5.5 % 17.5 % 4.9 g
Vitamin A10] 927 IU/kg 981 IU/kg 303 IU
Vitamin C[sup:10] 90 mg/kg 95 mg/kg 3 mg
Vitamin D[sup:10] 927 IU/kg 981 IU/kg 27 IU
Vitamin E[sup:10 90 mg/kg 95 mg/kg 3 mg

Metabolisable Energy

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


Average Nutritional Contents

As Fed Dry Matter kcal/100g
Beta-carotene 0.6 mg/kg 2.6 mg/kg 0.07 mg
Calcium 0.23 % 0.98 % 275 mg
Carbohydrate (NFE) 7.4 % 31.4 % 8.8 g
Fat 3 % 12.8 % 3.6 g
Fibre (crude) 2.4 % 10.2 % 2.9 g
L-Carnitine 211 mg/kg 898 mg/kg 25 mg
L-Lysine 0.53 % 2.26 % 634 mg
Magnesium 0.018 % 0.08 % 23 mg
Moisture 76.5 % - 92 g
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.3 % 1.28 % 359 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 0.6 % 2.55 % 717 mg
Phosphorus 0.15 % 0.64 % 179 mg
Potassium 0.18 % 0.77 % 215 mg
Protein 9.2 % 39.1 % 11 g
Sodium 0.09 % 0.38 % 107 mg
Taurine 1157 4923 mg/kg 138 mg
Total Dietary Fibre 3.9 % 16.6 % 4.7 g
Vitamin A 2437 IU/kg 10371 IU/kg 292 IU
Vitamin C 60 mg/kg 255 mg/kg 7 mg
Vitamin D 211 IU/kg 898 IU/kg 25 IU
Vitamin E 145 mg/kg 617 mg/kg 17 mg

Metabolisable Energy

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

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Metabolic dry food

2nd Apr 2017
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.

Metabolic diet

25th Jul 2013
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?

John Cousins
  • 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.

Wet and dry

22nd Jul 2013

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

John Cousins
  • 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.