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Hill's Science Plan Optimal Care Adult Chicken Dry Cat Food - 300g By Hills




Hills Science Plan Adult Optimal Care Chicken Dry Cat Food - 300g

Average Cost Per Day
(if feeding Hugo) 
Average Cost Per Year
(if feeding Hugo)
Average Length 1 Bag Lasts
(if feeding Hugo)
6 days

*Calculation based on an adult cat (4kg) being fed 60g 
per day as per brand guidelines, and product total price 
£3.74 as accurate on date of review.

PetShop.co.uk’s Summary

A good ingredient content diet for maintaining the condition of healthy adult cats. Contains a good source of protein. Very easy to feed with no need for any other foods. The food is reasonably well priced, with an overall better than average nutritional content.

Feel free to call our pet health specialist for more advice on 01789-205-095 

Key Points

Suitable for: All adult cats (1-7 years) as a complete balanced maintenance diet.

Main Ingredient: The main ingredient is chicken (36%) a high-quality protein source; much better than most diets that feature cereal as the main ingredient. 

Main Meat Source:  The exact origin of the chicken is not listed, but Hill's only use top quality ingredients in their products.

Protein Amount: This diet is 33% protein; more than the average amount in cat foods!

Product Aim:  To maintain a healthy diet for your cat, formulated with clinically proven antioxidants, lean proteins and enhanced omega 3's. It supports lean muscle and ideal body weight, urinary health and optimal nutrient absorbtion. 

Allergy Benefits: None listed for product but the ingredients used are not known to commonly cause allergic reactions.

Is it a natural product? Yes, the diet does not list any named 'articifial' ingredients.

Does it include any additives? The additives used are added to benefit the cat's health; vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Wind, bad breath, fur & teeth benefits? A healthy coat is aided by vitamin A and omega-6. Natural prebiotic fibre in the diet helps to limit bad wind. Dry food helps ‘clean' the teeth to avoid bad breath and teeth.

Can I only feed this one product? Yes, it is a complete food so you don’t need to feed any other food, just make sure that fresh clean water is also given.


PetShop.co.uk’s Full View

Hills Science Plan Optimal Care is a top quality product, with only the best ingredients used to ensure quality consistancy and taste, It is formulated to support lean muscle maintennance, ideal body weight, urinary health, optmal nutrient absortion and it tastes great too!

How does it keep my cat fit and healthy?

Skin - Vitamin A, Linoleic acid and Zinc aid skin elasticity and hydration. 
Coat - Chicken provides essential fatty acids and omega 6 and 3 for a thick and glossy coat. 
Weight - This food is formulated to support optimal fitness and body weight with clinically proven antioxidants, lean proteins and enhanced omega 3's.
Digestion - This food is formulated with clinically proven antioxidants and an optimal balance of highly digestible protein and gentle fibre to promote comfortable digestion.
Urinary - Controlled mineral levels to support urinary health.
Muscle -  Promotes lean muscle maintennance and body weight.

And, how do I feed it to my cat?

Always follow the packet feeding guidelines so that you know how much to feed, but adjust as necessary depending on your cat’s activity level and health condition. Allow your cat free access to HILLS throughout the day.

So, Is it a good food to buy?

A good quality food by a brand that has been recommended by Vets Worldwide, that can be fed to maintain your cat's health. The packaging is honest about the ingredients. Feeding method is incredibly easy and the product is overall well priced.

Would it be agreeable with my cat?

Does your cat sometimes have urinary problems?

This food is formulated with controlled mineral levels which is proven to support your cat's urinary health. 

Does your cat put on weight easily?

Hill's Optimal Care is specially formulated to support optimal fitness for your cat as well as helping to maintain an ideal body weight. 


Manufacturer's View

Hill'sTM Science PlanTM Optimal Care is formulated to support optimal fitness, with clinically proven antioxidants, lean proteins and enhanced omega 3's.

Key benefits:

  • Supports lean muscle maintenance and ideal body weight.
  • Controlled mineral levels to support urinary health.
  • Highly digestible ingredients for optimal nutrient absorption.
  • 100% Guaranteed for quality, consistency and taste.



Chicken (36%, Total poultry 56%): Poultry meat meal, wheat, animal fat, maize, maize gluten meal, rice, digest, minerals, dried beet pulp, fish oil, potassium chloride, choline chloride, DL-methionine, salt, taurine, vitamins, L-lysine hydrochloride, trace elements. Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.



Nutritional ComponentAmount
Crude Fibre1.4%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids0.43%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids3.14%
Vitamin A668
Vitamin E600
Vitamin D6315
Vitamin C650


Feeding Guide

Cat Weight (kg)Daily Amount (g)Bag will roughly last?
2 - 430 - 5010 days
4 - 650 - 955 days
6 - 895 - 1303 days


Advice: Who likes cereal without milk? Always provide plenty of clean fresh water for your cat too!

This information is provided as a guide only. Please refer to the product packaging for full details. The feeding quantities are based on the average healthy cat. Individual feeding needs depend on many factors, including weight, age, size, activity level and environment. So, feeding amounts needed may vary and should be adjusted as required to maintain a lean, healthy body and weight.

If you wanted to feed a mixed diets, perhaps wet and dry food, then be sure to alter the feeding quantities accordingly to avoid over-feeding your cat.

Again, feel free to call our pet health specialist for more advice on 01789-205-095

Ratings & Reviews

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Excellent product

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My cats all love this food. Will reorder. Excellent service.

Great product

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My cats love the taste, if it was more affordable, I would buy it more often