Hill’s Pet Science Diet Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food is a below average dry cat food. It does contain some quality ingredients (chicken, chicken meal). It also has just enough fats. However, it contains too little protein and way too many carbohydrates.
Also, be careful if your cat has food sensitivities or allergies. Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food contains corn gluten meal, fish oil and soybean oil, which are potential allergens. Another ingredient included in this dry cat food that some cat guardians may find questionable is brown rice.
Diets & Conditions
Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food is suitable for cats with the following condition or dietary requirement:
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Compared to other dry foods in our Cat Food Database, Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food contains:
- an average amount of protein,
- more fats,
- more fiber,
- an average amount of ash,
- and an average amount of carbohydrates.
Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food contains approximately 402.1 calories per 100 grams, or 114 calories per ounce. This is an average amount of calories compared to other dry foods in our database.
How many calories your cat needs depends on her age, size and activity level. If you want to know exactly how many calories your cat needs, please checkout our Cat Food Calculator. If you need more information on a healthy diet and weight management tips for cats, read our Complete Guide To Feline Nutrition.
Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food
The protein content of this cat food is too low to sustain your cat. You can give it as an occasional treat, but this product does not meet the standards for daily sustenance.
This cat food contains barely enough fat for a healthy cat. Combine it with other options that are higher in fat content to prevent accidental weight loss.
The amount of carbs in this food is simply too high. If your cat eats too much of this, she runs a real risk of becoming obese or even diabetic. Balance it out with other, low-carb options, or choose another food entirely.
|Quality Ingredients||Questionable Ingredients||Allergens|
corn gluten meal
|corn gluten meal|
Full list of ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat, Chicken Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Brown Rice, Chicken Liver Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil, Soybean Oil, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas.