Hill’s Pet Science Diet Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Light Dry Cat Food is a below average dry cat food. It does contain chicken, which is a quality ingredient. It also has a sufficient amount of protein. However, it contains too few fats and way too many carbohydrates.
Also, be careful if your cat has food sensitivities or allergies. Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Light Dry Cat Food contains corn gluten meal and wheat gluten, which are potential allergens. Another ingredient included in this dry cat food that some cat guardians may find questionable is brewers' rice.
Diets & Conditions
Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Light Dry Cat Food is suitable for cats with one or more of the following conditions and dietary requirements:
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Compared to other dry foods in our Cat Food Database, Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Light Dry Cat Food contains:
- an average amount of protein,
- fewer fats,
- an average amount of fiber,
- an average amount of ash,
- and an average amount of carbohydrates.
Adult 1-6 Chicken Recipe Light Dry Cat Food contains approximately 317.9 calories per 100 grams, or 90.1 calories per ounce. This is more than 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 Light Dry Cat Food
The protein content of this cat food is low, but still sufficient to sustain your cat. Consider combining it with an alternative that is higher in protein.
This cat food does not contain enough fat for a healthy cat to maintain its body mass. Only choose this product as an occasional treat, or if your cat needs to lose some weight.
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.
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corn gluten meal
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Full list of ingredients
Chicken, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Brewers Rice, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Chicken Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Lactic Acid, Dried Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, 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), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene.