The Best Kitten Food Starts with Science
There are several things to keep in mind when choosing the best kitten food for your new pet. Start with these three considerations to make sure your kitten is getting off to a healthy start.
Kittens Have Their Own Nutritional Needs
While some nutrients in kitten food are the same as adult cat food, there are a few differences that will help your new kitten's brain and muscle development.
Expect your kitten’s food to have higher levels of protein and minerals, as well as higher calories, since kittens are typically more active than their older counterparts.
|Weight of Cat||Growth less than 4 months||Growth 4 to 6 months||Growth 7 to 12 months and pregnancy|
|1 lb (0,5 kg)||1/4 cup (30 g)|
|2 lb (0,9 kg)||3/8 cup (40 g)||3/8 cup (40 g)|
|3 lb (1,4 kg)||5/8 cup (70 g)||1/2 cup (55 g)|
|4 lb (1,8 kg)||3/4 cup (85 g)||5/8 cup (70 g)|
|5 lb (2,3 kg)||7/8 cup (100 g)||2/3 cup (75 g)||5/8 cup (70 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1 1/4 cups (140 g)||1 cup (115 g)|
|15 lb (6,8 kg)||1 1/4 cups (140 g)|
*Based on Science Diet® cat food recommendations
Dry Kitten Food
Every kibble is designed around a kitten's smaller mouth so your new little friend can enjoy each meal. Hill's also provides an assortment of flavors that have been approved by the discerning cats at our Pet Nutrition Center.
Wet Kitten Food
Open the top of any Hill's® canned kitten food and you can see that each recipe is loaded with hearty vegetables, tender morsels and savory sauces. Treat your kitten to one of our minced entrées and make mealtime a special occasion.
Science Diet® Kitten Food
Science Diet® uses more than 70 years of research to develop nutrition that meets your kitten’s biological needs. Maybe that's why Hill's is US veterinarians’ #1 recommended.Shop Science Diet®
Healthy Advantage® Kitten Food
Available exclusively through your veterinarian, Hill’s® Healthy Advantage® Kitten food is formulated to provide 5 essential health benefits for your kitten.Shop Healthy Advantage®
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