Best Food For Cats With Pancreatitis


Top 5 Best Food For Cats With Pancreatitis

1. Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin & Stomach High Protein Adult Dry Cat Food & Wet Cat Food (Packaging May Vary)

2. Forza10 Active Intestinal Support Diet Dry Cat Food for Adult Cats, Cat Food Dry for Upset Stomach, Diarrhea and Intestinal Disorders, Wild Caught Anchovy Flavor

3. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin

4. Royal Canin Digest Sensitive Thin Slices in Gravy Wet Cat Food, 3 Oz. Can

5. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult 11+ for Senior Cats, Chicken Recipe


1. Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin & Stomach High Protein Adult Dry Cat Food & Wet Cat Food (Packaging May Vary)

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Twenty-Four (24) 3 Oz. Pull-Top Can – Purina Pro Plan Focus Sensitive Skin & Stomach Grain Free Classic Artic Char Entree Adult Wet Cat Food

High-Quality Protein Sources, Including Real Fish

Grain-Free Formula To Meet Your Ingredient Preferences

Highly Digestible Formula

Helps Promote Her Healthy Skin And Coat

Product Descrption

Style:Wet Food

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Flavor Name:Arctic Char Entrée

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Size:(24) 3 oz. Cans

Pay extra attention to your cat’s nutritional needs with Purina Pro Plan FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Grain Free Classic Arctic Char Entree adult wet cat food. This recipe features high-quality protein sources, including real fish, in every serving. This wet cat food is easily digestible for a meal that’s gentle on her stomach and contains linoleic acid to help promote her healthy skin and coat. This grain-free formula contains no artificial flavors or preservatives. Every high-quality ingredient is carefully chosen for a specific purpose, giving your cat the nourishment she needs while still meeting your ingredient criteria. The tender bites and tempting flavor keep your cat engaged at mealtime, giving her a flavor and texture combination she’s sure to adore. Provide extra-care nutrition to meet your cat’s specific needs with Purina Pro Plan FOCUS wet cat food formula. It just takes a few clicks to place an order on Amazon.com to get the quality food she deserves.

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Ingredients
Arctic char, ocean whitefish, liver, meat by-products, water sufficient for processing, inulin, potassium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, salt, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, choline, Vitamin E, Vitamin B-1, Vitamin B-3, Vitamin B-5, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-2, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin B-7, folic acid, Vitamin D-3, guar gum, and taurine

Directions
Feed 1 can per 3-1/2 to 4 lbs body weight. Adjust as needed. Divide into 2 or more meals

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.


2. Forza10 Active Intestinal Support Diet Dry Cat Food for Adult Cats, Cat Food Dry for Upset Stomach, Diarrhea and Intestinal Disorders, Wild Caught Anchovy Flavor

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SENSITIVE STOMACH CAT FOOD – Soothes upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting, excessive salivation, belching, ulcers, nocturnal vomiting on empty stomach, gastric swelling, flatulence, intestinal noises, hairballs and gastritis.

GASTROINTESTINAL CAT FOOD – This high protein cat food intestinal is designed to help with recurrent or chronic gastrointestinal issues. This cat food with omega 3 and 6 for cats helps protect from intestinal problems.

DRY CAT FOOD SENSITIVE STOMACH – single-source high protein cat food and gluten free carbs help eliminate common dietary causes of gastrointestinal issues, as well as the Icelandic Anchovies are a great source of omega 3 for cats.

VET RECOMMENDED – No prescription required to have the highest quality gastro cat food. This cat food for sensitive stomachs helps avoid common allergens that can cause digestive upset, while therapeutic plant and fruit extracts improve overall health.

HEALTHY GREAT TASTE – this prebiotic sensetive stomach cat food helps as a diarrhea treatment for cats as it helps the correct development of gut flora and facilitates nutrients absorption.

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Customer Reviews

three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea


3. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin

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A source of prebiotic fiber to fuel beneficial gut bacteria and support a grown cat’s microbiome

This adult cat Food is highly digestible for optimal nutrient absorption and easy stool pickup

Helps nourish an adult cat’s skin with vitamin E and omega 6 fatty acids

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No.1 veterinarian recommended

Product Descrption

Size:15.5 Pound (Pack of 1)

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Color:White

Product Description
Your cat’s stomach health is a vital part of his or her everyday life, which is why Hill’s Science Diet Sensitive Stomach & Skin dry cat food provides optimal digestive health while nourishing skin & promoting a lustrous fur. Using prebiotic fiber, this dry food fuels your adult cat’s beneficial gut bacteria, helping support a balanced microbiome for lifelong health. The easy to digest ingredients allow your feline friend’s stomach to process nutrients quickly – a process that allows for easier stool pickup as well. Finally, this cat food made with natural ingredients provides vitamin E and omega 6s to nourish your grown cat’s skin and support a healthy fur coat. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

From the Manufacturer
Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Pork Meal, Egg Product, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Oat Fiber, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, 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), Iodized Salt, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Tryptophan, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

Directions
Feed your cat 1/3 to 3/8 cup per 5 pounds of body weight per day; 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 10 pounds of body weight per day; 3/4 to 1 cup per 15 pounds of body weight per day. Helpful Tips: The above ranges are a starting point only. Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. Keep fresh water available at all times. Feeding this food for the first time? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. Important: For maximum benefit, this product must be fed as the only food. Do not supplement with any other food. Protect from moisture. Store in a cool, dry place.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.


4. Royal Canin Digest Sensitive Thin Slices in Gravy Wet Cat Food, 3 Oz. Can

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Royal Canin digest sensitive thin slices in gravy wet cat food is formulated for cats 1 year and older with sensitive stomachs

Highly digestible proteins help cats absorb nutrients better, while decreasing stool odor

Helps maintain an ideal weight with specially formulated nutrition

Precisely balanced blend of vitamins and minerals provides optimal cat health and wellness

Perfect complement to Royal Canin Digestive Care dry cat food

Product Descrption

Size:3 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Cats can be very good at hiding digestive upsets. However, you can find clues in their litter box. Lots of stinky stools could mean your cat has a sensitive stomach and digestive tract. And regular regurgitation may indicate a more serious issue, so you should consult your veterinarian. Royal Canin Digest Sensitive Thin Slices in Gravy wet cat food is formulated to provide digestive support for your adult cat with a sensitive tummy. Highly digestible proteins promote digestive health and a balanced intestinal tract so that your cat enjoys their food comfortably. The high-protein formula also helps your cat maintain a healthy weight. And a uniquely balanced blend of vitamins and minerals promotes your pet’s overall physical health and wellness. Try pairing with Royal Canin Digestive Care dry cat food for a meal your cat will love. With nearly 50 years of scientific research and observation, Royal Canin continues to deliver targeted nutrition to feed every pet’s magnificence. Not satisfied? Then neither are we. Our formulas are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Calorie Content – This diet contains 777 kcal ME/kg; 66 kcal ME/can on an as fed basis (calculated).

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Ingredients
Water sufficient for processing, chicken by-products, pork by-products, pork liver, salmon, chicken liver, wheat flour, pork plasma, modified corn starch, vegetable oil, natural flavors, powdered cellulose, wheat gluten, gelatin, sodium silico aluminate, carob bean gum, potassium chloride, calcium sulfate, taurine, sodium tripolyphosphate, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), niacin supplement, biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], trace minerals [zinc oxide, zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite].

Directions
See suggested feeding guide on package

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.


5. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult 11+ for Senior Cats, Chicken Recipe

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Provides cats 11 and older with taurine for heart health, and balanced minerals for bladder & kidney health

Supports healthy skin and coat with vitamin E, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids

An easily digestible dry cat food with natural fibers to support a mature cat’s sensitive stomach

Made with natural ingredients

Mix up meal time with Hill’s Science Diet Adult 11+ Healthy Cuisine Seared Tuna & Carrot Medley

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

#1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Size:15.5 Pound (Pack of 1)

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Your cat may be getting older, the need for love and interaction doesn’t change. That’s why Hill’s Science Diet Adult 11+ dry cat food supports healthy aging during the golden years. This mature cat food made with natural ingredients contains a special blend to help keep older cats agile and more alert, along with vitamin E, omega-3s and omega-6s to support healthy skin and fur. Natural fibers and easy-to-digest ingredients are used to help cats with sensitive stomachs, and balanced minerals promote bladder and kidney health in your older cat. This premium cat food also is a great source of taurine – an essential component for feline heart health. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas. Feeding Guide: Weight of Cat – lbs (kgs) Amount per Day – cups (grams) 4 (1,8) 1/3 (40) 6 (2,7) 1/2 (65) 8 (3,6) 5/8 (80) 10 (4,5) 2/3 (85) 12 (5,4) 3/4 (95) 14 (6,4) 7/8 (110) 16 (7,3) 1 (125)  

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Egg Product, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Wheat Gluten, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Soybean Oil, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, 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), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Iodized Salt, Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas

Directions
Hill’s Science diet age defying senior cat food daily feeding guide (1 cup = 8 oz): feed your cat 1/3 to 1/2 cup per 5 pound of body weight per day; 5/8 to 3/4 cup 10 pounds of body weight per day; 3/4 to 1-1/8 cup per 15 pounds of body weight per day. The above ranges are a starting point only. Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. Keep fresh water available at all times. Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. If switching from a canned product, make sure your cat drinks an adequate quantity of water to avoid constipation. When using with canned food decrease the amount of dry food to avoid over feeding.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!


6. Hill’s Science Diet Cat Food, For Adult Indoor Cats, Chicken Recipe

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Indoor adult dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of adult cats with an indoor lifestyle

Made with natural fibers to promote healthy digestion and easy litter box clean up

Uses quality protein and natural fibers to support your adult cat’s hunger between meals

Give your kitty the variety they crave with Science Diet Adult Indoor Cat Ocean Fish Entrée

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No. 1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Size:7 Pound (Pack of 1)

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During your cat’s adult years, you want to feed nutrition that supports everyday health and digestion. Hill’s Science Diet Indoor Adult dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of cats with an indoor lifestyle during the prime of their life. Made for grown cats, this pet food made with natural ingredients uses DHA from fish oil to support brain health and eye development. Balanced minerals promote strong teeth and bones, while natural fibers promote healthy digestion for young cats, and easier litter box clean up for you. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas. Recommended for: Adult cats 1 – 6 years of age with an indoor lifestyle. Not recommended for: Kittens and pregnant or nursing cats. During pregnancy or nursing, cats should be switched to Hill’s Science Diet Kitten or Hill’s Science Diet Kitten Indoor dry cat food. Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Meal, Wheat Gluten, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate, L-Lysine, 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, Iodized Salt, L-Carnitine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene.

Directions
Daily Feeding Guide (1 cup = 8 oz): Feed your cat 1/3 to 1/2 cup per 5 pounds of body weight per day; 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 10 pounds of body weight per day; 3/4 to 1 cup per 15 pounds of body weight per day. Helpful Tips: The above ranges are a starting point only. Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. Keep fresh water available at all times. Feeding this food for the first time? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. If switching from a canned product, make sure your cat drinks an adequate quantity of water to avoid constipation. Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Science Diet Indoor Adult Cat food provides complete and balanced nutrition for the maintenance of adult cats.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.


7. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult, Chicken Recipe, 16 lb Bag

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Adult dry cat food with taurine for heart health, plus balanced minerals for kidney and bladder health

High quality protein to help your adult cat build and maintain lean muscle

Packed with vitamin E plus omega 3s and 6s to give your adult cat healthy skin and fur

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No:1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Your adult cat needs a pet food that supports healthy digestion, shiny fur, lean muscles and a healthy immune system. Hill’s Science Diet Adult dry cat food is made with high quality, easy to digest ingredients and is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of cats during the prime of their life. A cat food made with natural ingredients, Hill’s Science Diet Adult provides vitamin E plus omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids to nourish your cat’s skin. Packed with high quality protein, this premium cat food also helps your grown cat maintain lean muscles. Additionally, this adult dry cat kibble provides your grown cat with essential taurine and balanced minerals to support heart health, bladder function and kidney function.  There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork 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.

Directions
Recommended for: adult cats 1 — 6 years of age. Not recommended for: kittens, pregnant or nursing cats. During pregnancy or nursing, cats should be switched to Science Diet Kitten Healthy Development or Science Diet Kitten.Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your cat’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.Science Diet is available in a wide variety of foods for your cat’s unique needs. Canned cat food is available from Science Diet in several flavors that your cat will love.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.


8. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult 11+, Indoor, Chicken Recipe, 7 lb Bag

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Specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of senior cats with an indoor lifestyle

Dry cat food with natural fibers to promote improved digestion and litter box cleaning for your older cat

Provides your mature cat with optimal levels of nutrients for eye, heart, kidney & joint health

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Your may have an older cat, the need for love and interaction doesn’t change. Hill’s Science Diet Indoor Adult 11+ dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of cats with an indoor lifestyle during their golden years. This mature cat food made from natural ingredients contains optimal levels of nutrients for eyesight, heart health, kidney health and joint health. Natural fibers and easy-to-digest ingredients are used to help an older cat’s digestion, and support easier litter box clean up. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas. Senior Weight of Cat – lbs (kgs) Amount per Day – cups (grams) 4 (1,8) 1/3 (40) 6 (2,7) 1/2 (65) 8 (3,6) 5/8 (80) 10 (4,5) 2/3 (85) 12 (5,4) 3/4 (95) 14 (6,4) 7/8 (110) 16 (7,3) 1 (125) Hill’s Science Diet Adult 11+ Chicken Recipe cat food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult cats.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Brewers Rice, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, 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), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Green Peas, Natural Flavors, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.


9. Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Cat Food, Veterinary Diet

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Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food is specially formulated by Hill’s nutritionists and veterinarians to support your cat’s digestive health

Helps improve digestion and stool quality

Highly digestible with an optimal balance of natural fibers to help support regularity

Prebiotic fiber helps promote growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Clinically proven antioxidants help support a healthy immune system

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Size:8.5 lb. bag

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Color:White

Prescription Diet i/d is clinical nutrition specially formulated to help improve digestion and stool quality in cats. It’s made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust, and was developed by Hill’s nutritionists and veterinarians. This food’s high digestibility helps ensure easy nutrient absorption, and meets the special nutritional needs of kittens and adult cats. It also includes prebiotic fiber, omega-3 & -6 fatty acids. Plus, this food has electrolytes and B vitamins to help replace lost nutrients. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how Prescription Diet foods can help your cat continue to enjoy a happy and active life. Veterinarian recommended.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Cracked Pearled Barley, Corn Gluten Meal, Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Egg Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Dried Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, Psyllium Seed Husk, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Magnesium Oxide, Beta-Carotene

Directions
Please see package for complete feeding instructions. Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7 day period. Keep fresh water available at all times! Your pet’s nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.


10. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult 7+ for Senior Cats, Indoor, Chicken Recipe

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Indoor adult 7+ dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of senior cats with an indoor lifestyle

Made with natural fibers to promote healthy digestion and easy litter cleanup

Uses quality protein and natural fibers to support your mature cat’s hunger between meals

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No.1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Size:15.5 lb

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You may have an older cat, but the need for love and interaction doesn’t change. Hill’s Science Diet Indoor Adult 7+ dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of cats with an indoor lifestyle as they age gracefully. This mature cat food made from natural ingredients and high-quality protein to support your senior cat’s hunger, while natural fibers and easy-to-digest ingredients are used to help support easy litter box cleaning. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas. Not recommended for kittens and pregnant or nursing cats.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Brewers Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, 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), Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Green Peas, Natural Flavors, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene.

Directions
Hill’s Science Diet Mature Adult Indoor Cat Food Daily Feeding Guide (1 cup = 8 oz): feed your cat 1/3 to 1/2 cup per 5 pounds of body weight per day; 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 10 pounds of body weight per day; 3/4 to 1 cup per 15 pounds of body weight per day. The above ranges are a starting point only. Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. Keep fresh water available at all times. Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. If switching from a canned product, make sure your cat drinks an adequate quantity of water to avoid constipation. When using with canned food decrease the amount of dry food to avoid over feeding.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.


11. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult, Light for Healthy Weight & Weight Management, Chicken Recipe

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Adult dry cat food with 20% fewer calories vs. Hill’s Science Diet Adult

Provides L-carnitine to help promote ideal body weight in your grown cat

Uses quality protein and natural fibers to support your adult cat’s hunger between meals

Excellent low-cal source with vitamin E and omega-6s to give your adult cat healthy skin & fur

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

#1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Size:7 Pound (Pack of 1)

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Whether your cat has a noticeable weight issue, or you would just like to keep your feline friend at a healthy weight. Hill’s Science Diet Light Adult dry cat food is precise nutrition for less active adult cats requiring a low-calorie food. This cat food made with natural ingredients provides 20% fewer calories vs. Hill’s Science Diet Adult, along with L-Carnitine to help support an ideal body weight in your grown cat. The quality protein and natural fibers help support your adult cat’s hunger between meals, while vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids promote shiny fur and nourish the skin. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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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, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, 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.

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Helpful tips: Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. Keep fresh water available at all times. Your pet’s nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup. To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children. Feed your cat 1/4 (25 grams) cup per 4 pounds (1.8 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 1/3 (35 grams) cup per 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 1/2 (50 grams) cup per 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 5/8 (60 grams) cup per 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 2/3 (65 grams) cup per 12 pounds (5.4 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 3/4 (75 grams) cup per 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of body weight per day (Weight Loss); 3/8 (35 grams) per 4 pounds (1.8 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone); 3/8 (35 grams) cup per 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone); 5/8 (60 grams) cup per 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone); 2/3 (65 grams) cup per 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone); 3/4 (75 grams) cup per 12 pounds (5.4 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone); 1 (100 grams) cup per 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of body weight per day (Obese Prone).

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.


12. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult 7+ for Senior Cats, Indoor, Chicken Recipe, 7 lb Bag

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Indoor adult 7+ dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of senior cats with an indoor lifestyle

Made with natural fibers to promote healthy digestion and easy litter cleanup

Uses quality protein and natural fibers to support your mature cat’s hunger between meals

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

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You may have an older cat, but the need for love and interaction doesn’t change. Hill’s Science Diet Indoor Adult 7+ dry cat food is specially formulated to fuel the energy needs of cats with an indoor lifestyle as they age gracefully. This mature cat food made from natural ingredients and high-quality protein to support your senior cat’s hunger, while natural fibers and easy-to-digest ingredients are used to help support easy litter box cleaning. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Brewers Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, 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), Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Green Peas, Natural Flavors, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene.

Directions
Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.Keep fresh water available at all times!Your pets nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.


13. Hill’s Science Diet Wet Cat Food, Adult, Healthy Cuisine, 2.8 Oz Cans, 24 Pack

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Mouthwatering cat food with a precise balance of key nutrients to support ideal energy and body weight in grown felines

Provides adult cats with high-quality protein to help maintain lean muscle

Made with purposeful, easily digestible ingredients your adult cat will love

Supports a grown cat’s immunity with clinically proven antioxidants and Vitamin C+E

Create variety by adding this as a mixer to your cat’s kibble or serve as a full meal

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

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Flavor Name:Roasted Chicken & Rice

With rich, high-quality protein and clinically proven antioxidants, Hill’s Science Diet Adult Healthy Cuisine Roasted Chicken & Rice Medley combines the delicious flavors of real chicken and rice in a mouthwatering sauce your adult cat will love. This easy-to-digest adult cat food made with natural ingredients helps your kitty maintain lean muscle while promoting a strong immune system. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names & new formulas.

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Ingredients
Chicken Broth, Chicken, Pork Liver, Carrots, Rice, Spinach, Rice Starch, Chicken Liver Flavor, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Chicken Fat, Potassium Alginate, Calcium Chloride, Iodized Salt, Dicalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Soybean Oil, Calcium Lactate, Calcium Gluconate, Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Taurine, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Beta-Carotene.

Directions
Adult cats 1 — 6 years of age. Feeding amounts are a starting point only and should be adjusted to maintain proper weight. When feeding this food for the first time, mix increasing amounts of the pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.Science Diet canned cat food is available in a variety of delicious flavors and proteins. Science Diet dry foods are perfect complements to Science Diet wet foods.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.


14. Royal Canin Feline Care Nutrition Digest Sensitive Loaf in Sauce Canned Cat Food

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Royal Canin Digest Sensitive Loaf in Sauce wet cat food is formulated for cats 1 year and older with sensitive stomachs

Highly digestible proteins help cats absorb nutrients better, while decreasing stool odor

Helps maintain an ideal weight with specially formulated nutrition

Precisely balanced blend of vitamins and minerals provides optimal cat health and wellness

Perfect complement to Royal Canin Digestive Care dry cat food

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Size:3 oz (Pack of 24)

Cats can be very good at hiding digestive upsets. However, you can find clues in their litter box. Lots of stinky stools could mean your cat has a sensitive stomach and digestive tract. And regular regurgitation may indicate a more serious issue, so you should consult your veterinarian. Royal Canin Digest Sensitive Loaf in Sauce wet cat food is formulated to provide digestive support for your adult cat with a sensitive tummy. Highly digestible proteins promote digestive health and a balanced intestinal tract so that your cat enjoys their food comfortably. The high-protein formula also helps your cat maintain a healthy weight. And a uniquely balanced blend of vitamins and minerals promotes your pet’s overall physical health and wellness. Try pairing with Royal Canin Digestive Care dry cat food for a meal your cat will love. With nearly 50 years of scientific research and observation, Royal Canin continues to deliver targeted nutrition to feed every pet’s magnificence. Not satisfied? Then neither are we. Our formulas are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. For more details contact us at 800-592-6687.

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Ingredients
Water sufficient for processing, pork by-products, chicken by-products, chicken liver, pork liver, salmon, corn flour, wheat gluten, pork plasma, hydrolyzed chicken liver, powdered cellulose, natural flavors, carrageenan, calcium sulfate, sodium silico aluminate, guar gum, sodium tripolyphosphate, potassium chloride, taurine, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), niacin supplement, biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], trace minerals [zinc oxide, zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite].

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.


15. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult 7+ for Senior Dogs, Chicken Meal, Barley & Brown Rice Recipe

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This dry dog food provides easy-to-digest ingredients to support the energy & activity levels in adult dogs

Uses a balanced set of minerals to promote a strong heart and kidney health

This dry dog food provides omega-6s & vitamin E for healthy skin & coat

High-quality protein help maintain lean muscle in grown dogs

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No.1 Veterinarian Recommended

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Size:33 Pound (Pack of 1)

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When your grown dog is in the prime of his or her life, you’ll want a premium pet food that can keep up. Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ dry dog food is formulated for your grown dog’s specific aging needs. A great source of high-quality protein for lean muscle, this dog food made with natural ingredients is easy to digest, and creates a synergistic blend that helps support adult canine energy & activity levels. Because grown dogs need support for heart and kidney health, this dry food contains balanced minerals, as well as omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin E for a healthy skin and a shiny coat. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s food, shelter & love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Corn, Whole Grain Sorghum, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Pork Fat, Dried Beet Pulp, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Pork Flavor, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, 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, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), L-Lysine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Oat Fiber, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas.

Directions
Feed 3/8 to 5/8 cup daily to dogs weighing 5 pounds; feed 2/3 to 1 cup daily to dogs weighing 10 pounds; feed 1-1/4 to 1-2/3 cups daily to dogs weighing 20 pounds; feed 2 to 2-3/4 cups daily to dogs weighing 40 pounds; feed 2-2/3 to 3-2/3 cups daily to dogs weighing 60 pounds; feed 3-1/3 to 4-2/3 cups daily to dogs weighing 80 pounds; feed 4 to 5-1/2 cups daily to dogs weighing 100 pounds. The above ranges are a starting point only. Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. When mixing with canned food, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid over feeding. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep fresh water available at all times.; Feeding this food for the first time?; Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires


16. Hill’s Science Diet Wet Dog Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin 12-Pack Cans

About The Product

About this item

Formulated to provide optimal digestive health in adult dogs

Slow cooked stew in a mouthwatering Turkey flavor grown dogs love

Promotes easier stool pickup with easily digestible ingredients

Nourishes your grown dog’s skin and coat with vitamin e and omega 6 fatty acids. Grain free

Add variety to meal time with hill’s science diet adult sensitive stomach & skin chicken & vegetable entrée.Made with natural ingredients.Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

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Flavor Name:Tender Turkey & Rice Stew

You want your grown dog to feel good inside and out. That’s why Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Tender Turkey & Rice Stew is specially formulated for optimal digestive and skin health. Made with vitamin E and omega-6s to nourish your adult dog’s skin and coat, this easily digestible dog food made with natural ingredients promotes better canine stomach health, as well as easier stool pickup. This mouthwatering, slow-cooked stew for dogs comes in a delicious turkey flavor that will send your pet running for their bowl during mealtime. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names & new formulas. Your pet’s nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.

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Ingredients
Chicken Broth, Turkey, Carrots, Pork Liver, Rice, Chicken, Rice Starch, Spinach, Green Peas, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Soybean Oil, Potassium Alginate, Powdered Cellulose, Calcium Chloride, Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Lactate, Calcium Gluconate, L-Lysine, Monosodium Phosphate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Oxide, Taurine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate).

Directions
Please see package for complete feeding instructions. Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7 day period. Keep fresh water available at all times! Your pet’s nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.


17. Avoderm Natural Grain Free Wet Cat Food, Chicken Chunks Entrée In Gravy, 3 Oz Cans, Case Of 24

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Twenty-Four (24) 3 Oz. Cans: Avoderm Natural Grain Free Chicken Chunks Entrée In Gravy Wet Cat Food

Promotes Healthy Skin & Coat: Premium Natural Wet Cat Food Made With Omega-Rich Avocados To Promote Healthy Skin, Coat, Immune System And Overall Health

Real Chicken: Indoor And Outdoor Cat Diets Strive On High Quality Protein Cat Food. Real Chicken As The First Ingredient Provides Healthy Balanced Nutrition And Strong Muscles.

Crafted For All Life Stages: A Blend Of Vitamins, Minerals And Antioxidants Provide The Necessary Ingredients Both Kittens And Adult Cats Need.

Grain Free Natural Cat Food: Grain Free, Wheat Free, Corn Free And Soy Free. All Natural Ingredients, No By-Products Meals, No Artificial Flavors, Colors Or Preservatives

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Appeal to your cats Natural cravings and allow them to indulge in the tender, flavorful taste of AvoDerm Natural Grain Free Chicken Chunks Entree in Gravy. Our premier wet cat food contains only high quality proteins and ingredients to ensure your cat is getting a healthy and balanced nutrition. Your cat deserves the finest and most balanced cat food to help them continue to grow and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We keep our ingredients simple in order to support both kittens and adult cats. Our grain-free cans are completely corn free, wheat free and soy free — never containing any by-product meals, artificial flavors, colors or preservatives.AvoDerm Natural Grain Free cat food formula begins, first and foremost, with real chicken to provide essential proteins your cat can easily sink her teeth into. The real chicken are then complemented with the a mouthwatering gravy that will keep your cat wanting more. These high-quality ingredients were specially picked with your cat in mind, providing flavors that even the pickiest of cats will love. The best part, our chicken wet cat food cans are rich with the high quality fats and oils of omega -rich California grown avocados. Avocado and avocado oil can help support your cat’s healthy skin to keep their coat shining all season long. The right nutrients in the right proportions are indispensable to keeping your cat’s skin healthy. That’s why each hearty bite is also filled with vitamins, minerals and antioxidant nutrients which protects your cat’s immune function.Feel great about the food you feed your growing cat! All this goodness wrapped up into one 3 ounce wet cat food can helps provide the energy your cat needs to remain healthy, happy and active. Treat your cat to AvoDerm Natural Grain Free Chicken Chunks Entree in Gravy today!

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Ingredients
Chicken, Chicken Broth, Sunflower Oil, Tapioca Starch, Tricalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Salt, Avocado Oil (Source of Omega 3), Taurine, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide), Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Menadion Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Oxide

Directions
DAILY FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS To assure that your kitten or adult cat is receiving the maximum nutrition, feed AvoDerm Natural® dry formulas with any of our can formulas. ADULTS: Feed 2 cans per 4 lbs of body weight. When you feed both dry and can, allow 25% of your cat’s daily allowance to come from our can food and 75% from our dry formula. Our dry formula should be available at all times. KITTENS: Allow 2-3 meals per day and to eat as much as they like. GESTATION & LACTATION: Feed up to three times the normal adult amount per day.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.


18. Hill’s Science Diet Dry Cat Food, Adult, Hairball Control, Chicken Recipe, 7 lb Bag

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Dry kibble food made with natural fibers to comfortably reduce hairballs in adult cats

Packed with vitamin E plus omega-3s & -6s to give your adult cat healthy skin & fur

High-quality protein to help your grown cat build and maintain lean muscles

Try adding Science Diet Hairball Control Chicken Entrée as a scrumptious complement

Made with natural ingredients

Made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust

No.1 Veterinarian Recommended

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No one likes hairballs – especially your cat. That’s why Hill’s Science Diet Hairball Control Adult dry cat food provides nutrition to help avoid hairball formation for grown cats. This pet food made with natural ingredients nourishes your cat’s skin with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, while the high-quality protein supports the maintenance of lean muscles. The natural fibers are easy to digest, and work to comfortably reduce your adult cat’s hairball issues. There’s more to love with the new look of Science Diet. Some of our products also have new names, new kibble shapes & new formulas.

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Mission: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. More than 220 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and Ph.D. nutritionists at Hill’s develop all of Hill’s pet foods to meet the needs of your pets. Hill’s only accepts ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards and who are approved by Hill’s. Not only is each ingredient examined to ensure its safety, we also analyze each product’s ingredient profile for essential nutrients to ensure your pet gets the stringent, precise formulation they need. Hill’s uses only high-quality ingredients including real chicken, lamb or salmon protein. Hill’s dry pet foods have quality protein as the first ingredient and provide clinically proven antioxidant benefits. Plus, they’re made with natural ingredients (plus vitamins, minerals & amino acids) and never contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or chicken by-product meal. Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program donates food to shelters across the country, providing the proper nutrition that helps pets find their way to loving homes. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Wheat Gluten, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate, L-Lysine, 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, Iodized Salt, L-Carnitine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene

Directions
Feed your cat 3/8 to 1/2 cup (35 grams) cup per 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of body weight per day; 5/8 to 7/8 cup (55 grams) cup per 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of body weight per day; 7/8 to 1-1/8 cups (75 grams) cup per 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of body weight per day.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.


19. Iams Proactive Health Adult Indoor Weight & Hairball Control Dry Cat Food

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Contains one (1) 22 lb. bag of IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Adult Indoor Weight & Hairball Care Dry Cat Food with Chicken & Turkey

Chicken is the 1st ingredient in this nutrient-rich cat food, formulated to help support strong muscles and provide your cat with healthy energy to play

Helps burn fat and maintain healthy metabolism with L-carnitine

Helps reduce hairballs before they start with with a tailored proprietary fiber blend including beet pulp

Integral part of a balanced weight control diet and basic hairball care regimen for cats

Provides your cat with a high quality protein meal that satisfies with 10% less fat than IAMS Healthy Adult Original with Chicken

Nourished with the optimal Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acid ratio for soft, shiny, healthy coats

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Flavor Name:Chicken

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Size:22 Pound (Pack of 1)

Your cat is unique that’s why IAMS makes a cat food that’s just as unique as they are. Help keep your cats at their best with IAMS Proactive Health Adult Indoor Weight Control & Hairball Care Dry Cat Food with Chicken & Turkey. This formula is designed to provide your indoor cat with the nutrients they need. It can also assist with a healthy weight loss or weight management, thanks to L-carnitine, which helps burn fat and maintain a healthy metabolism. And, with its tailored fiber blend (featuring beet pulp) to help support healthy digestion, it might just be the hairball remedy your cat needs. This cat food formula is made with real chicken as the first ingredient and contains the optimal omega 6:3 fatty acid ratio to help your feline grow and maintain a soft, shiny coat. It’s also full of essential vitamins and nutrients, including vitamin E, to help maintain a strong immune system. Plus, it nourishes heart health with calcium and potassium. Your cat will be eager to get their paws on this purr-fect chicken & turkey, cat food formula, and you can rest easy knowing you’re feeding them a meal that contributes to healthy nutrition.

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Ingredients
Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Grits, Corn Gluten Meal, Ground Whole Grain Corn, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Turkey, Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Egg Product, Sodium Bisulfate, Caramel Color, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Fructooligosaccharides, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (source of Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid], Taurine, Minerals [Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide], Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives), L-Carnitine, Rosemary Extract

Directions
Suggested Amount to Feed per Day Based on Weight of Cat: 4lbs. = 1/3 cup for Maintenance; 1/3 cup for Weight Loss 8lbs. = 2/3 cup for Maintenance; 1/2 cup for Weight Loss 12lbs. = 3/4 cup for Maintenance; 2/3 cup for Weight Loss 16lbs. = 1 cup for Maintenance; 3/4 cup for Weight Loss 22lbs. = 1 1/4 cup for Maintenance; 1 cup for Weight Loss 25lbs. = 1 1/3 cup for Maintenance; 1 cup for Weight Loss These guideline amounts are a starting point and your cat may need more food depending upon age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This represents the total recommended volume of food per day. You should divide the total recommended feeding amount by the number of times you feed your cat per day to get the actual portion size per feeding. • If you have a kitten, pregnant or nursing cat, we recommend feeding IAMS kitten food. • Remember to have clean, fresh water available for your cat at all times. • Because IAMS INDOOR WEIGHT & HAIRBALL CARE cat food is complete and balanced for Maintenance, you do not need to add vitamin or mineral supplements. • When introducing IAMS cat food, gradually mix it with your cat’s current food over the course of 4 days.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.


20. Weruva Cats in the Kitchen Grain-Free Natural Wet Cat Food Pouches

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Recipes Feature Proteins Like Boneless, Skinless White Breast Meat Chicken, Lamb, And Fish Loins, All With A Focus On High Moisture.

Free Of Grains, Gluten, Carrageenan, And Msg

Complete & Balanced Diet High In Moisture And Rich In High-Quality Proteins & Low In Carbs

Produced In Brc Certified Facilities Making Food For People And Pets, Using The Same Ingredients Found In People Food.

Weruva Is A Family Company, Wholly Owned And Operated By Pet Parents David And Stacie Forman For Over 10 Years!

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Flavor Name:Love Me Tender

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Size:3-Ounce Pouch (Pack of 12)

Cats In The Kitchen is a cat’s dream come true! By mixing land and sea protein-rich meats with ingredients such as fish oil, Cats In The Kitchen food for cats are packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor! If your cat was cooking in the kitchen, this is what they would make! Now available in a 12 pack of 3.0 oz pouches.

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Cats In The Kitchen is a cat’s dream come true! By mixing land and sea protein-rich meats with ingredients such as fish oil, Cats In The Kitchen food for cats are packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor! If your cat was cooking in the kitchen, this is what they would make! Now available in a 12 pack of 3.0 oz pouches.

Ingredients
Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken (Boneless, Skinless Breast), Tuna, Duck, Tapioca Starch, Sunflower Seed Oil, Calcium Lactate, Tricalcium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement

Directions
Feed according to the age, size, and activity of your cat. If fed alone, feed 1.0oz for each pound of body weight daily. Your cat should have access to clean, fresh water. Refrigerate after opening.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.

My kitty “Dora” is not picky so I knew she would love this food. It is very high quality and I felt good feeding it to her. The one thing I hated was the pouch. What a mess to serve! Then I remembered that Soulistic food at Petco is also made by Weruva. I wondered if they had this food in a can and they do! The Harvest Sunrise pumpkin chicken dinner is almost the same and doesn’t have potato starch like so many of the Weruva do now. I ordered it right from Petco along with some of the Good Karma chicken dinner which is a take on the paw lickin chicken without the potato starch. Both in cans. I’m looking forward to giving her this food without the pouch or potato starch. If there is a problem, I will update.UPDATE: OMG! I got this food in the cans and gave some to my kitty. She got so sick that at one point, we didn’t know if she was going to make it. She threw up and had bloody diarrhea for 2 days. I had only given her one can because of this but it still took her 2 days to recover. I will not recommend Petco for the canned version and would stick to the pouches sold here by Weruva. I don’t get it either because they are suppose to be made by Weruva??? At any rate, I put her on the Almo Nature chicken breast and that stopped her tummy issues. She was back to normal in 2 days and now only on her Tiki succulent chicken and the Almo Nature chicken breast and the chicken and liver flavor and doing great!

Flavor: Pumpkin Jack SplashOur cat has an undiagnosed digestive illness that makes him vomit a lot and have loose stools. He keeps losing weight. We’ve done > $1000 testing and have worked with an internist (specialist). We’re probably going to have to start steroids since nothing else has worked, including holistic treatment. My point of explaining all this is to show how tolerable this food is. This is the only food that doesn’t make him vomit a lot. It seems to be more digestible than anything else. We ran out of it yesterday because I was buying it at the local Krisers and they have been out of this for 2 weeks now (the Pumpkin Jack Splash in the packets). So we had to start feeding the canned version of this last night, which has the same ingredients on the label except for potato starch instead of tapioca starch. Unfortunately, the canned version made him sick. It is not the same. The label lists the same ingredients but the tuna is brown and clearly lower quality and the pumpkin is in little chunks instead of pureed into the gravy. We got similar results as another reviewer here, who said the canned version of her flavor made her cat sick. Our cat threw up this morning before breakfast then threw up his entire breakfast of the canned version. Thank goodness for Sunday delivery by Amazon. The packets of this came from Amazon by midday today (Sunday). So we can stop feeding the canned version. I can’t recommend the packet version of this highly enough. We’ve tried many many different canned foods and this packet food works better for our cat than anything else.

My cat won’t eat it. It’s wet. It’s stringy like string cheese. It’s a product of Thailand. I’m not happy. The third time I’ve bought cat food that is a product of Thailand but says it’s manufactured in the United States. That’s a little confusing to me. My cats don’t like it. I don’t like it. I want to throw it away. But what I’m going to do is stick it with the other cat food I have and take it down the street to the cat adoption agency and give it to them. I will tell them as an FYI that none of my four cats will touch it. My cat will eat a vegan sandwich with me before she will eat this.Made in Thailand. Do your research on pet foods made in Thailand. Thailand does not have the same strict standards as the US. You might also want to check out what they feed and how the animals are cared for that make your pet food. This is no secret. What is a secret is companies not stating where our pet food is coming from. Just because something IS made for a company in the USA doesn’t mean it WAS made in the USA.


21. Royal Canin Feline Health Nutrition Adult Instinctive Cat Food

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Royal Canin adult instinctive thin slices in gravy is soft cat food for cats 1-7 years old

Satisfies even the pickiest eaters with an instinctively preferred ratio of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates

A precisely balanced blend of vitamins and minerals to maintain optimal cat health and wellness

Promotes healthy digestion and ideal weight, especially for adult cats with an indoor lifestyle

Mix with Royal Canin Feline Health Nutrition dry formulas for a perfectly balanced combination of nutrition

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Size:3 Ounce (Pack of 24)

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Style:Thin Slices in Gravy

With so many canned cat food options out there focused on ingredients, how do you know what’s best? Royal Canin knows there’s a science to it researching each pet’s nutritional needs to create a diet with the precise combination of nutrients needed to live a magnificent life. For adult cats, a lifestyle full of napping, grazing, and grooming often leads to higher-than-healthy body weight, and digestion issues. Royal Canin Adult Instinctive Thin Slices in Gravy wet cat food is made with the balanced nutrition your pet needs for optimum cat health. Our formula features the ideal ratio of energy derived from proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. The result? An empty bowl and weight control. It makes all the difference in your cat’s health and satisfies their cravings. With nearly 50 years of scientific research and observation, Royal Canin continues to deliver targeted nutrition to feed every pet’s magnificence. Not satisfied? Then neither are we. Our formulas are 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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Feed a 9 pounds adult cat 3 cans per day. Refrigerate unused portion. For cats over 1 year in age.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.

My kitty “Dora” is not picky so I knew she would love this food. It is very high quality and I felt good feeding it to her. The one thing I hated was the pouch. What a mess to serve! Then I remembered that Soulistic food at Petco is also made by Weruva. I wondered if they had this food in a can and they do! The Harvest Sunrise pumpkin chicken dinner is almost the same and doesn’t have potato starch like so many of the Weruva do now. I ordered it right from Petco along with some of the Good Karma chicken dinner which is a take on the paw lickin chicken without the potato starch. Both in cans. I’m looking forward to giving her this food without the pouch or potato starch. If there is a problem, I will update.UPDATE: OMG! I got this food in the cans and gave some to my kitty. She got so sick that at one point, we didn’t know if she was going to make it. She threw up and had bloody diarrhea for 2 days. I had only given her one can because of this but it still took her 2 days to recover. I will not recommend Petco for the canned version and would stick to the pouches sold here by Weruva. I don’t get it either because they are suppose to be made by Weruva??? At any rate, I put her on the Almo Nature chicken breast and that stopped her tummy issues. She was back to normal in 2 days and now only on her Tiki succulent chicken and the Almo Nature chicken breast and the chicken and liver flavor and doing great!

Flavor: Pumpkin Jack SplashOur cat has an undiagnosed digestive illness that makes him vomit a lot and have loose stools. He keeps losing weight. We’ve done > $1000 testing and have worked with an internist (specialist). We’re probably going to have to start steroids since nothing else has worked, including holistic treatment. My point of explaining all this is to show how tolerable this food is. This is the only food that doesn’t make him vomit a lot. It seems to be more digestible than anything else. We ran out of it yesterday because I was buying it at the local Krisers and they have been out of this for 2 weeks now (the Pumpkin Jack Splash in the packets). So we had to start feeding the canned version of this last night, which has the same ingredients on the label except for potato starch instead of tapioca starch. Unfortunately, the canned version made him sick. It is not the same. The label lists the same ingredients but the tuna is brown and clearly lower quality and the pumpkin is in little chunks instead of pureed into the gravy. We got similar results as another reviewer here, who said the canned version of her flavor made her cat sick. Our cat threw up this morning before breakfast then threw up his entire breakfast of the canned version. Thank goodness for Sunday delivery by Amazon. The packets of this came from Amazon by midday today (Sunday). So we can stop feeding the canned version. I can’t recommend the packet version of this highly enough. We’ve tried many many different canned foods and this packet food works better for our cat than anything else.

My cat won’t eat it. It’s wet. It’s stringy like string cheese. It’s a product of Thailand. I’m not happy. The third time I’ve bought cat food that is a product of Thailand but says it’s manufactured in the United States. That’s a little confusing to me. My cats don’t like it. I don’t like it. I want to throw it away. But what I’m going to do is stick it with the other cat food I have and take it down the street to the cat adoption agency and give it to them. I will tell them as an FYI that none of my four cats will touch it. My cat will eat a vegan sandwich with me before she will eat this.Made in Thailand. Do your research on pet foods made in Thailand. Thailand does not have the same strict standards as the US. You might also want to check out what they feed and how the animals are cared for that make your pet food. This is no secret. What is a secret is companies not stating where our pet food is coming from. Just because something IS made for a company in the USA doesn’t mean it WAS made in the USA.

I am thoroughly disgusted with what Royal Canin has done to this cat food. My cat is very picky, and after having thrown out too much food she wouldn’t touch, we ended up with RC Adult Instinctive. My cat doesn’t like any fish or seafood, beef, etc. Only chicken with possibly some other ingredients. She loved it, it agreed with her, happy cat, happy owner. All of a sudden my cat stops eating this food. I’m worried that there is something wrong with her. I noticed that the food doesn’t smell the same and when I put it down; most of the time she sniffs it and walks away.Well, without any notification or label information, Royal Canin has completely changed the recipe/formula for this food – and it appears with all their canned foods. No longer is “chicken” the main ingredient in this food, it’s now “pork by-products”. There is no chicken is in this food any longer. And now salmon is in the ingredient list, albeit a bit down the ingredient label. Why would they add fish to a formula without alerting customers? Except for the salmon, there is no actual meat in this cat food anymore – just “by products”, liver and wheat gluten. I get that cats would eat this if they caught and killed an animal. But they would also be eating meat.And at the same time, Royal Canin now has a peel away label, so you can’t even SEE the ingredients unless you pull off the label.If this was an “improved” formula, you would think they would promote this: “new”, “improved”, “new recipe”, “better tasting”. Nope – nothing. I’m sure Royal Canin’s response to this would be it is nutritionally complete and sorry your cat doesn’t like it.If the company was so successful with so many cats enjoying this food, why would they make radical changes to the recipe/formula? It says to me, at least, cost cutting and maybe pulling one over on the customer.Top Old ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Gelatin By-Product, Wheat Gluten, Wheat Flour.Top New ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Pork By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Pork Liver, Salmon, Wheat Flour, Wheat Gluten, Gelatin, Pork PlasmaWhen a company does a wholesale change to all its product formulas, and doesn’t tell anyone, it says to me this is pure corporate greed – how do we save money on an established product without the customer knowing? Use cheaper ingredients and make more money.

This is the only food my cat will eat but the batch that was shipped to us must be bad. She’s walked away from 3 cans of it. I still had some older food cans so I opened one of those and she ate it without a problem. I am hoping they didn’t change their formula. Very disappointed especially for the price.

BEWARE when purchasing this on line. Thought we could save my money over pet food store price,a;most 33% difference, BUT… when opened noticed t was odorless, whereas when bought from store there is a very strong distinctive odor. Could not get even a trace of an odor help up close. Cats refused to eat for two days, but they have been eating this brand for over a year with no problems. This is either bad or a fake! Received a refund and was asked to dispose of. Please be careful when purchasing this!


22. Blue Buffalo Indoor Health Natural Adult Dry Cat Food

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REAL MEAT FIRST: Blue Buffalo dry cat food always features real meat as the first ingredient; High-quality protein from real chicken helps your cat maintain strong muscles; Plus, it contains wholesome whole grains, garden veggies and fruit

FOR INDOOR CATS: Holistically formulated to support indoor cats, Blue Indoor Health Cat Food provides balanced calories from protein and fat to help maintain a healthy body weight; It contains omega 3 and 6 fatty acids to promote skin and coat health

WITH LIFESOURCE BITS: This formula contains Blue’s exclusive LifeSource Bits – a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals carefully selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists, to support immune system health

NATURAL CAT FOOD: Blue dry cat food is made with the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals; It never contains chicken (or poultry) by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy, artificial flavors or preservatives

Contains one (1) 15-lb bag of Blue Indoor Health Natural Adult Dry Cat Food, Chicken and Brown Rice

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Flavor Name:Indoor Health Chicken & Brown Rice

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Size:15 Pound (Pack of 1)

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Blue for Cats dry cat food recipes are made with the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals. Starting with real meat as the 1st ingredient, they include wholesome grains, veggies and fruit, plus our exclusive, antioxidant-rich LifeSource Bits to support your feline’s overall health and well-being. Blue for Cats has formulations to meet all of your cat’s life stage and lifestyle needs, from hairball and weight control to sensitive stomach and healthy aging recipes. Blue for Cats is a product of the Blue Buffalo company. Based in the United States, Blue Buffalo makes premium-quality pet foods.

From the Manufacturer
Formulated to support the health and well-being of your feline friend, BLUE for Cats features only the finest natural ingredients: Delicious, protein-rich, Deboned Chicken. Wholesome whole grains and veggies. NO chicken (or poultry) by-product meals.

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Crude Protein 32.0% min Crude Fat 15.0% min Crude Fiber 6.0% max Moisture 9.0% max Magnesium 0.14% max Taurine 0.15% min Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.5% min Omega 6 Fatty Acids 2.5% min

Ingredients
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Menhaden Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Peas, Pea Protein, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potato Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Pea Fiber, Potatoes, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Calcium Carbonate, Cranberries, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Salt, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Vegetable Juice for color, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Blueberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Copper Amino Acid Chelate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary.

Directions
5 to 9 lbs. 1/4 – 1/2 cup* 10 to 14 lbs. 1/2 – 3/4 cup* *Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.

My kitty “Dora” is not picky so I knew she would love this food. It is very high quality and I felt good feeding it to her. The one thing I hated was the pouch. What a mess to serve! Then I remembered that Soulistic food at Petco is also made by Weruva. I wondered if they had this food in a can and they do! The Harvest Sunrise pumpkin chicken dinner is almost the same and doesn’t have potato starch like so many of the Weruva do now. I ordered it right from Petco along with some of the Good Karma chicken dinner which is a take on the paw lickin chicken without the potato starch. Both in cans. I’m looking forward to giving her this food without the pouch or potato starch. If there is a problem, I will update.UPDATE: OMG! I got this food in the cans and gave some to my kitty. She got so sick that at one point, we didn’t know if she was going to make it. She threw up and had bloody diarrhea for 2 days. I had only given her one can because of this but it still took her 2 days to recover. I will not recommend Petco for the canned version and would stick to the pouches sold here by Weruva. I don’t get it either because they are suppose to be made by Weruva??? At any rate, I put her on the Almo Nature chicken breast and that stopped her tummy issues. She was back to normal in 2 days and now only on her Tiki succulent chicken and the Almo Nature chicken breast and the chicken and liver flavor and doing great!

Flavor: Pumpkin Jack SplashOur cat has an undiagnosed digestive illness that makes him vomit a lot and have loose stools. He keeps losing weight. We’ve done > $1000 testing and have worked with an internist (specialist). We’re probably going to have to start steroids since nothing else has worked, including holistic treatment. My point of explaining all this is to show how tolerable this food is. This is the only food that doesn’t make him vomit a lot. It seems to be more digestible than anything else. We ran out of it yesterday because I was buying it at the local Krisers and they have been out of this for 2 weeks now (the Pumpkin Jack Splash in the packets). So we had to start feeding the canned version of this last night, which has the same ingredients on the label except for potato starch instead of tapioca starch. Unfortunately, the canned version made him sick. It is not the same. The label lists the same ingredients but the tuna is brown and clearly lower quality and the pumpkin is in little chunks instead of pureed into the gravy. We got similar results as another reviewer here, who said the canned version of her flavor made her cat sick. Our cat threw up this morning before breakfast then threw up his entire breakfast of the canned version. Thank goodness for Sunday delivery by Amazon. The packets of this came from Amazon by midday today (Sunday). So we can stop feeding the canned version. I can’t recommend the packet version of this highly enough. We’ve tried many many different canned foods and this packet food works better for our cat than anything else.

My cat won’t eat it. It’s wet. It’s stringy like string cheese. It’s a product of Thailand. I’m not happy. The third time I’ve bought cat food that is a product of Thailand but says it’s manufactured in the United States. That’s a little confusing to me. My cats don’t like it. I don’t like it. I want to throw it away. But what I’m going to do is stick it with the other cat food I have and take it down the street to the cat adoption agency and give it to them. I will tell them as an FYI that none of my four cats will touch it. My cat will eat a vegan sandwich with me before she will eat this.Made in Thailand. Do your research on pet foods made in Thailand. Thailand does not have the same strict standards as the US. You might also want to check out what they feed and how the animals are cared for that make your pet food. This is no secret. What is a secret is companies not stating where our pet food is coming from. Just because something IS made for a company in the USA doesn’t mean it WAS made in the USA.

I am thoroughly disgusted with what Royal Canin has done to this cat food. My cat is very picky, and after having thrown out too much food she wouldn’t touch, we ended up with RC Adult Instinctive. My cat doesn’t like any fish or seafood, beef, etc. Only chicken with possibly some other ingredients. She loved it, it agreed with her, happy cat, happy owner. All of a sudden my cat stops eating this food. I’m worried that there is something wrong with her. I noticed that the food doesn’t smell the same and when I put it down; most of the time she sniffs it and walks away.Well, without any notification or label information, Royal Canin has completely changed the recipe/formula for this food – and it appears with all their canned foods. No longer is “chicken” the main ingredient in this food, it’s now “pork by-products”. There is no chicken is in this food any longer. And now salmon is in the ingredient list, albeit a bit down the ingredient label. Why would they add fish to a formula without alerting customers? Except for the salmon, there is no actual meat in this cat food anymore – just “by products”, liver and wheat gluten. I get that cats would eat this if they caught and killed an animal. But they would also be eating meat.And at the same time, Royal Canin now has a peel away label, so you can’t even SEE the ingredients unless you pull off the label.If this was an “improved” formula, you would think they would promote this: “new”, “improved”, “new recipe”, “better tasting”. Nope – nothing. I’m sure Royal Canin’s response to this would be it is nutritionally complete and sorry your cat doesn’t like it.If the company was so successful with so many cats enjoying this food, why would they make radical changes to the recipe/formula? It says to me, at least, cost cutting and maybe pulling one over on the customer.Top Old ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Gelatin By-Product, Wheat Gluten, Wheat Flour.Top New ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Pork By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Pork Liver, Salmon, Wheat Flour, Wheat Gluten, Gelatin, Pork PlasmaWhen a company does a wholesale change to all its product formulas, and doesn’t tell anyone, it says to me this is pure corporate greed – how do we save money on an established product without the customer knowing? Use cheaper ingredients and make more money.

This is the only food my cat will eat but the batch that was shipped to us must be bad. She’s walked away from 3 cans of it. I still had some older food cans so I opened one of those and she ate it without a problem. I am hoping they didn’t change their formula. Very disappointed especially for the price.

BEWARE when purchasing this on line. Thought we could save my money over pet food store price,a;most 33% difference, BUT… when opened noticed t was odorless, whereas when bought from store there is a very strong distinctive odor. Could not get even a trace of an odor help up close. Cats refused to eat for two days, but they have been eating this brand for over a year with no problems. This is either bad or a fake! Received a refund and was asked to dispose of. Please be careful when purchasing this!

My cat had jaundice in her eyes and gums. She’d lost half her body weight. I took her to the vet and she was diagnosed with liver disease. The vet made it seem like a death sentence. A friend of mine checked with her friend who’s a vet, same feedback. But then online I was reading how a cat can live with the disease, as long as they are getting enough protein. Many posts talked about force feeding their pets, and I couldn’t do it. In all the posts I read, there was one that heavily recommended this specific brand and flavor. It is all natural. Honestly, I was willing to try anything. Her interest would perk up for people food. Thinking she was going to die, I literally fed my cat pizza and chicken McNuggets. Again, anything she would entertain eating, I was all about it. She didn’t like the wet food I’d gotten her, including the prescription diet emergency food the vet gave me and said, even with no appetite, she’ll eat it. Wrong! When her food arrived, I was so excited to pour it in her bowl. She began eating it!!! And about four days later I had to refill her bowl! It’s been two months, and she’s gained some weight back and I will never buy her another kind of cat food again. It saved her life. The pictures of her are from the first time I fed her this food, and the second is from tonight. Her coat is so much healthier. Thank you Blue Buffalo!!!

I will never buy this product again. I am so sad because I wanted to love it and I was feeding it to my female cat for over a year. Either something in the recipe changed or it was just slow damage, but she got painful bladder inflammation and I’m almost positive it was caused by this dry food.My cat got frequent bloody and painful urinations and couldn’t make it to her cat box. They were very similar symptoms to a UTI but no actual bacteria infection was present. No blockage either, but I feel like if she were male, there would have been. At the time, I was feeding her this with a half can of a different brand of wet food (purina) every day.After a very expensive vet visit, I switched her diet to just the canned food I was using and they gave her medication to help with the inflammation. She completely recovered so about a month later, I slowly returned to her dry/wet mix and then she began to pee blood again. I instantly switched her back to just the canned and her symptoms went away and have not come back. This dry food is going in the trash. I won’t even donate it to the shelter since I would put another cat at risk with it again.In retrospect, when she was on the dry, she DID drink a lot of water. I know dry food has a low moisture content in general but I think there is something very wrong with this particular one. There are just too many bad reviews with bladder issues. The amount of pee I scoop out of her litter box now is a TON compared to what it used to be and she hardly uses her water dish anymore since being on the wet food diet.I’m glad by kitty is better, but I’m sad she had to go through that!

I should have paid more attention to the 1 star reviews before feeding this to my cats. This gave both my male and female cat struvite crystals. After a misdiagnosis, multiple vet visits, more diagnostic testing, prescription diet, etc., this food has cost me about $700-800 in vet bills in the last 4 weeks since issues started occurring. NOT worth the risk of crystals and the pain my cats went through. Do not feed this to your cat!!


23. PetAlive Pancreas Booster – All Natural Herbal Supplement for Pancreatic Health and Digestive Functioning in Cats and Dogs – Supports Healthy Insulin Production

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Safe & Effective – Pancreas Booster contains a combination of herbs known for their ability to support pancreatic health. This 100% herbal remedy supports the pancreas in its creation of important enzymes needed during the digestive process.

Relieves Symptoms – Pancreas Booster is also an excellent overall tonic supplement which promotes the breakdown of foods in the intestines to support pancreatic health and vitality. Helps maintain normal digestive functioning and healthy insulin production.

Easy To Use – Pancreas Booster is presented in the form of veggie capsules that are easy to administer to pets as they may be given whole, or opened and mixed with food or a treat, depending on your pet’s size and preferences.

Ingredients With Integrity – PetAlive products are made from the highest quality, laboratory-tested, raw ingredients formulated in therapeutic dosage by clinical experts in natural remedies. They’re free of added fillers such as gluten, artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. GMO-free herbal ingredients go through the Full Spectrum method of extraction, maintaining the plant’s natural integrity and balance. We support local certified organic growers and a select group of wild harvesters.

Quality Ingredients, Quality Manufacturing – Our distinct manufacturing processes ensure the consistency, reliability, and potency of all our remedies. All Native Remedies products are made in FDA-registered, cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practice)-compliant facilities according to the highest pharmaceutical standards. Guaranteeing the highest degree of consistency, reliability, and potency. Our remedies are never tested on animals.

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Pancreas Booster contains a combination of herbs known for their ability to promote pancreatic health. This 100% herbal remedy supports the pancreas in its creation of important enzymes needed during the digestive process. Pancreas Booster is also an excellent overall tonic supplement which promotes the breakdown of foods in the intestines to support pancreatic health and vitality. Pancreas Booster supports the health of the pancreas, promotes digestive functioning, supports balance of digestive enzymes used during digestion and supports healthy insulin production.

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Safety during pregnancy and nursing has not yet been established.

Ingredients
Pancreas Booster is an all-natural herbal supplement and contains the following ingredients in therapeutic dosage: Gymnema leaf, certified organic Goats Rue herb, certified organic Fennel seed, Bromelain, Papain. Inactive ingredients: Vegetable cellulose.

Directions
Capsules may be given whole or mixed with food or a treat. Cats and Dogs under 20 lbs: 1/2 capsule twice daily, Dogs 20-50 lbs: 1 capsule twice daily, Dogs over 50 lbs: 1-2 capsules twice daily May be used alone, or in conjunction with conventional veterinary management. Ask your vet to monitor your pet’s progress. Caution: Safety during pregnancy and nursing has not been established. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health care professional.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.

My kitty “Dora” is not picky so I knew she would love this food. It is very high quality and I felt good feeding it to her. The one thing I hated was the pouch. What a mess to serve! Then I remembered that Soulistic food at Petco is also made by Weruva. I wondered if they had this food in a can and they do! The Harvest Sunrise pumpkin chicken dinner is almost the same and doesn’t have potato starch like so many of the Weruva do now. I ordered it right from Petco along with some of the Good Karma chicken dinner which is a take on the paw lickin chicken without the potato starch. Both in cans. I’m looking forward to giving her this food without the pouch or potato starch. If there is a problem, I will update.UPDATE: OMG! I got this food in the cans and gave some to my kitty. She got so sick that at one point, we didn’t know if she was going to make it. She threw up and had bloody diarrhea for 2 days. I had only given her one can because of this but it still took her 2 days to recover. I will not recommend Petco for the canned version and would stick to the pouches sold here by Weruva. I don’t get it either because they are suppose to be made by Weruva??? At any rate, I put her on the Almo Nature chicken breast and that stopped her tummy issues. She was back to normal in 2 days and now only on her Tiki succulent chicken and the Almo Nature chicken breast and the chicken and liver flavor and doing great!

Flavor: Pumpkin Jack SplashOur cat has an undiagnosed digestive illness that makes him vomit a lot and have loose stools. He keeps losing weight. We’ve done > $1000 testing and have worked with an internist (specialist). We’re probably going to have to start steroids since nothing else has worked, including holistic treatment. My point of explaining all this is to show how tolerable this food is. This is the only food that doesn’t make him vomit a lot. It seems to be more digestible than anything else. We ran out of it yesterday because I was buying it at the local Krisers and they have been out of this for 2 weeks now (the Pumpkin Jack Splash in the packets). So we had to start feeding the canned version of this last night, which has the same ingredients on the label except for potato starch instead of tapioca starch. Unfortunately, the canned version made him sick. It is not the same. The label lists the same ingredients but the tuna is brown and clearly lower quality and the pumpkin is in little chunks instead of pureed into the gravy. We got similar results as another reviewer here, who said the canned version of her flavor made her cat sick. Our cat threw up this morning before breakfast then threw up his entire breakfast of the canned version. Thank goodness for Sunday delivery by Amazon. The packets of this came from Amazon by midday today (Sunday). So we can stop feeding the canned version. I can’t recommend the packet version of this highly enough. We’ve tried many many different canned foods and this packet food works better for our cat than anything else.

My cat won’t eat it. It’s wet. It’s stringy like string cheese. It’s a product of Thailand. I’m not happy. The third time I’ve bought cat food that is a product of Thailand but says it’s manufactured in the United States. That’s a little confusing to me. My cats don’t like it. I don’t like it. I want to throw it away. But what I’m going to do is stick it with the other cat food I have and take it down the street to the cat adoption agency and give it to them. I will tell them as an FYI that none of my four cats will touch it. My cat will eat a vegan sandwich with me before she will eat this.Made in Thailand. Do your research on pet foods made in Thailand. Thailand does not have the same strict standards as the US. You might also want to check out what they feed and how the animals are cared for that make your pet food. This is no secret. What is a secret is companies not stating where our pet food is coming from. Just because something IS made for a company in the USA doesn’t mean it WAS made in the USA.

I am thoroughly disgusted with what Royal Canin has done to this cat food. My cat is very picky, and after having thrown out too much food she wouldn’t touch, we ended up with RC Adult Instinctive. My cat doesn’t like any fish or seafood, beef, etc. Only chicken with possibly some other ingredients. She loved it, it agreed with her, happy cat, happy owner. All of a sudden my cat stops eating this food. I’m worried that there is something wrong with her. I noticed that the food doesn’t smell the same and when I put it down; most of the time she sniffs it and walks away.Well, without any notification or label information, Royal Canin has completely changed the recipe/formula for this food – and it appears with all their canned foods. No longer is “chicken” the main ingredient in this food, it’s now “pork by-products”. There is no chicken is in this food any longer. And now salmon is in the ingredient list, albeit a bit down the ingredient label. Why would they add fish to a formula without alerting customers? Except for the salmon, there is no actual meat in this cat food anymore – just “by products”, liver and wheat gluten. I get that cats would eat this if they caught and killed an animal. But they would also be eating meat.And at the same time, Royal Canin now has a peel away label, so you can’t even SEE the ingredients unless you pull off the label.If this was an “improved” formula, you would think they would promote this: “new”, “improved”, “new recipe”, “better tasting”. Nope – nothing. I’m sure Royal Canin’s response to this would be it is nutritionally complete and sorry your cat doesn’t like it.If the company was so successful with so many cats enjoying this food, why would they make radical changes to the recipe/formula? It says to me, at least, cost cutting and maybe pulling one over on the customer.Top Old ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Gelatin By-Product, Wheat Gluten, Wheat Flour.Top New ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Pork By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Pork Liver, Salmon, Wheat Flour, Wheat Gluten, Gelatin, Pork PlasmaWhen a company does a wholesale change to all its product formulas, and doesn’t tell anyone, it says to me this is pure corporate greed – how do we save money on an established product without the customer knowing? Use cheaper ingredients and make more money.

This is the only food my cat will eat but the batch that was shipped to us must be bad. She’s walked away from 3 cans of it. I still had some older food cans so I opened one of those and she ate it without a problem. I am hoping they didn’t change their formula. Very disappointed especially for the price.

BEWARE when purchasing this on line. Thought we could save my money over pet food store price,a;most 33% difference, BUT… when opened noticed t was odorless, whereas when bought from store there is a very strong distinctive odor. Could not get even a trace of an odor help up close. Cats refused to eat for two days, but they have been eating this brand for over a year with no problems. This is either bad or a fake! Received a refund and was asked to dispose of. Please be careful when purchasing this!

My cat had jaundice in her eyes and gums. She’d lost half her body weight. I took her to the vet and she was diagnosed with liver disease. The vet made it seem like a death sentence. A friend of mine checked with her friend who’s a vet, same feedback. But then online I was reading how a cat can live with the disease, as long as they are getting enough protein. Many posts talked about force feeding their pets, and I couldn’t do it. In all the posts I read, there was one that heavily recommended this specific brand and flavor. It is all natural. Honestly, I was willing to try anything. Her interest would perk up for people food. Thinking she was going to die, I literally fed my cat pizza and chicken McNuggets. Again, anything she would entertain eating, I was all about it. She didn’t like the wet food I’d gotten her, including the prescription diet emergency food the vet gave me and said, even with no appetite, she’ll eat it. Wrong! When her food arrived, I was so excited to pour it in her bowl. She began eating it!!! And about four days later I had to refill her bowl! It’s been two months, and she’s gained some weight back and I will never buy her another kind of cat food again. It saved her life. The pictures of her are from the first time I fed her this food, and the second is from tonight. Her coat is so much healthier. Thank you Blue Buffalo!!!

I will never buy this product again. I am so sad because I wanted to love it and I was feeding it to my female cat for over a year. Either something in the recipe changed or it was just slow damage, but she got painful bladder inflammation and I’m almost positive it was caused by this dry food.My cat got frequent bloody and painful urinations and couldn’t make it to her cat box. They were very similar symptoms to a UTI but no actual bacteria infection was present. No blockage either, but I feel like if she were male, there would have been. At the time, I was feeding her this with a half can of a different brand of wet food (purina) every day.After a very expensive vet visit, I switched her diet to just the canned food I was using and they gave her medication to help with the inflammation. She completely recovered so about a month later, I slowly returned to her dry/wet mix and then she began to pee blood again. I instantly switched her back to just the canned and her symptoms went away and have not come back. This dry food is going in the trash. I won’t even donate it to the shelter since I would put another cat at risk with it again.In retrospect, when she was on the dry, she DID drink a lot of water. I know dry food has a low moisture content in general but I think there is something very wrong with this particular one. There are just too many bad reviews with bladder issues. The amount of pee I scoop out of her litter box now is a TON compared to what it used to be and she hardly uses her water dish anymore since being on the wet food diet.I’m glad by kitty is better, but I’m sad she had to go through that!

I should have paid more attention to the 1 star reviews before feeding this to my cats. This gave both my male and female cat struvite crystals. After a misdiagnosis, multiple vet visits, more diagnostic testing, prescription diet, etc., this food has cost me about $700-800 in vet bills in the last 4 weeks since issues started occurring. NOT worth the risk of crystals and the pain my cats went through. Do not feed this to your cat!!

Unfortunately my 9 year old cat was diagnosed with pancreatitis recently. Initially, to get her well as quick as possible, I gave her the recommended Western medicines (antibiotics, etc.). Once her vomiting was under control and the medicine finished, I checked in with my holistic advisor for maintenance advice. This is one of the items he recommended. She won’t eat her food with half a capsule so I feed her 3-4 meals daily so I can space out her supplements. Fortunately, I still have half a bottle of this because it has almost doubled in price since I bought my bottle. I can understand some price increase but a few dollars short of doubling is a bit much so I may have to change. This stuff works however, so we’ll see.This is what I did but each person should seek out qualified advice for his/her own pet. We switched her to a low fat diet (not the one sold by the vet which does not help and is expensive) but by purchasing cat foods with no more than 2% fat. I also add Gentle Digest (sold here at Amazon) and a couple drops of Milk Thistle. Some cats heal by getting switched to raw but I was feeding her raw. Raw alone did not cause her illness because I’ve raw fed many, many cats over the last 30 years. This little girl was already 6, we think, when I rescued her so there is no way of knowing what she ate previously. She was in pretty bad shape then so doubtless she didn’t have steak often!The other thing is that if feeding raw check to see if it’s organic. The chicken I had been feeding her ate GMO corn. Shills can say what they want but GMO food causes tumors in mice. I’m just saying that to say that the low fat cat food worked for her. while continuing raw did not. It has been such a pleasure watching the light in her little eyes turn back on and for her silky fur to return. Anyway, a bit much for a review of a product but we all love our fur babies and wish them the best. Hope the price of this item drops some because it works!

My dog is 16 and developed pancreatitis in the last year. I’ve taken him off store-bought dog food and now he gets boiled skinless chicken breasts (shredded), about a half cup of canned veggies like peas or green beans (mashed with a fork), and a handfull or 2 of crushed gluten free corn cereal, just to fill him up. I add a half capsule of PetAlive Pancrease Booster to each meal. He eats a minimum of 3 meals a day. (He’s a minpin/chihuahua and weighs 24 pounds and is fairly sedentary.) I still have to give him a half Pepto Bismal tablet about a half hour after a meal from time to time — if he’s whining, then he’s feeling pain from just digesting his food, I think.I just ran out of the PetAlive booster and had to buy some digestive enzymes from my vet (because I have a CareCredit card I can use there… am on disability and no check for another couple of weeks) The vet product doesn’t seem to be as effective but will have to do for now – and it cost $50 for 45 pills.Almost any medication from a vet is overpriced. Often you can give your dog human-brand RX and/or over-the-counter medications instead — ask the vet, but ask it this way “is this equivalent to a similar medication for human beings?”, like if it’s an antacid or pain reliever. Vets cannot tell you to give human-brand medications to your pets. You also need to be careful about the dosages. I have a generic version of Pepcid I can give to my dog, but only 1/4 of a pill, which is based on his weight. I’ve thought of trying to give my dog plain yogurt with his meals to see if it is as effective as the PetAlive booster but am not sure I want to “experiment” with my old buddy.I plan to re-order the PetAlive product once I get my next check because it made a big difference within just a few days.

Edit | Deleteso, like you, i was using this to support my dogs pancreas. while she was not diagnosed with a disorder of the pancreas, she became very ill twice after ingesting a high fat item and they suspected but could not confirm pancreatitis.being a very satisfied customer of Pet Alives since 2003 or so, when i read the description, i was under the impression this was helpful for pancreas function. but i was wrong. it for serious/chronic conditions of the pancreas. within 30 days of starting this (1x per day June 2019 until last night August 1, so something like 80 pills), she began to exhibit extreme exercise resistance, excessive panting to the tune of 140 -220 breaths per minute while at rest, sleeping excessively and scratching too much.and just this week, she began drinking excessively, urinating frequently, despite being on Pet Alive Kidney Support twice per day. then, i gave her too many treats b/c she was demanding them, barking at me, it was funny in a way, she had an episode resembling pancreatitis with drooling, restlessness, and even incontinence.she has several other health issues; 1. Lyme 2. poisoned by Hills diet (while recovering from pancreatitis) which there is no lab data to support, but from which i had believed her kidneys could have been damaged and 3. she’s 7 and been a grain free dog all her life which could have DCM whose symptoms also mirror some of what we’re dealing with.in speaking to a health consultant at Pet Alive about these new onset symptoms (concerned that something i was giving Libbi was causing or contributing to whatever is going on), we went through all the ingredients of all the herbals and homeopathics she’s taking. the PA rep explained that Pancreas Booster is an herbal, meaning it’s more of a medicine. and that, in those instances of acute pancreatitis, versus chronic condition where the pancreas cannot digest fats, it won’t help and i believe that in my dogs case, it may have accelerated or even caused Cushings onset/disease symptoms.i just thought i should warn folks who set out thinking they’re doing good by their pet, but if that support product was prepared to act more like a medicine, ultimately it may cause harm. this is in no way the fault of Pet ALive whose products have kept my dogs HW free, managed asthma, and reversed kidney disease levels. Libbi only had one tablet per day (at night), and she weighs 48lbs and could have had 2 per day according to dosing. but that’s still about 80 or so doses. crossing fingers that there was no LT type damage done to the pancreas, and also about to order their Cushex homeopath tincture and heart tonic, which i have thought was her issue from the onset.


24. Hill’s Science Diet Wet Cat Food, Adult, Minced Savory

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Hill’s Science Diet Adult savory entree variety pack soft cat food is recommended for adult cats 1 – 6 years old

Provides your adult cat with three mouthwatering options to choose from – savory chicken entrees, savory Turkey Entrées, and savory Turkey & Liver Entrées

Each flavor of this Pate cat food delivers the appropriate amount of energy to support ideal body Weight

Contain easy-to-digest ingredients and ensures proper nutrient absorption to keep your cat fit and healthy

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Flavor Name:Variety Pack

Treat your cat to the spice of life with Hill’s Science Diet adult savory entree variety pack pet food. Pop open one of three irresistible flavors, including savory chicken Entrée, savory Turkey entree and savory Turkey & Liver entree. Each variety pack contains four cans of each, loaded with tender morsels and enticing sauces made with natural ingredients, plus vitamins, minerals and amino acids, for easy digestion. Hill’s Science Diet cat food is made in the USA with global ingredients you can trust. Hill’s 100 percent Satisfaction guarantee: We’re confident your pet will enjoy Hill’s Science Diet foods. We’re so confident that we offer a 100 percent money back guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to Amazon for a full refund or replacement. For more information on returning an Amazon purchased product, visit the Amazon returns center. High-quality protein for maintaining lean muscles.

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Ingredients
Hill’s Science Diet Adult Savory Chicken Entrée Cat Food Water, Chicken, Turkey Giblets, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Corn Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Wheat Flour, Soybean Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavor, Titanium Dioxide color, Guar Gum, Fish Oil, Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, Locust Bean Gum, Carrageenan, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Citrate, Dicalcium Phosphate, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), DL-Methionine. Hill’s Science Diet Adult Savory Turkey Entrée Cat Food Water, Turkey, Turkey Giblets, Pork Liver, Salmon, Rice, Pork By-Products, Corn Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Flour, Chicken Fat, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken, Chicken Liver Flavor, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Locust Bean Gum, Brewers Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Carrageenan, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Sulfate, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Iodized Salt, DL-Methionine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate). Hill’s Science Diet Adult Turkey & Liver Entrée Cat Food Water, Turkey, Turkey Giblets, Pork Liver, Salmon, Pork By-Products, Corn Starch, Chicken Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Rice, Wheat Flour, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken, Chicken Liver Flavor, Natural Flavor, Soybean Meal, Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Locust Bean Gum, Brewers Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, Caramel color, Potassium Chloride, Carrageenan, Calcium Carbonate, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Iodized Salt, Calcium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Magnesium Oxide.

Directions
Cover and refrigerate unused portion. Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. Keep fresh water available at all times! Your pet’s nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup. Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry and canned foods for your pet’s unique needs.

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three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I was using hills science diet, prescription, for sensitive stomach/skin which one cat has a sensitive stomach and the other has sensitive skin, and yet the vomiting still continued. Both have been helped by this cat food and their stool is much better as well. Highly recommend and is cheaper by half.

I was a little apprehensive to try the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned food. My cats can be bratty and picky about their food. Sometimes they snub food on Tuesday that they loved on Monday. Plus this cat food had carrots in it. My cats have never shown much interest in carrots unless the bunny was eating carrots.The cans are small (2.8 ounces) compared to the Friskies can (5.5 ounces). I wasn’t sure if that meant I had to use 2 cans or 1 1/2 cans. I decided to start with one can and see how it goes. Well, the cats loved it. Plus they didn’t not scarf it down quickly and vomit it just as quickly. This is a major selling point to me. If you have cats, you probably know the texture of cat vomit on your bare feet. Not a wonderful experience in my humble opinion.The cats have been eating this consistently. They definitely do not have gas as they had with the Friskies brand of canned cat food. When you have 8 cats with gassy guts, it can ruin your day. I recommend this highly to anyone with cats. It seems to cure the digestive problem my cats had and I really am happy about that.So treat your cats and yourself to the Hill’s Science Diet Feline Adult canned cat food.

My cat suffers from either IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) or Lymphoma. My vet is not able to diagnose for certain at this time. Prior to this, I had been feeding him 2 cans ( 6 oz total) of Fancy Feast a day. He started to loose weight and was vomiting all the time. The vet gave him a shot for nausea and recommended I feed him an additional can of food to see if he would gain weight. Well the extra can caused him to have terrible diarrhea. ALL OVER THE HOUSE.I read about this food and decided to try it.I am pleased to report that my cat is able to eat 2 cans (12 oz total) of Royal Canin Digest Sensitive a day. He loves it, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea for the month he has been on it. He is not gaining weight, but is not losing either. He likes the loaf style – he only has his canines so this texture is perfect. I am so happy this food is helping him! I definitely recommend giving it a try.UPDATE- 1 year later he is still doing well on this food!

This food seems to be the best for my two cats, however, lately I’ve gotten a few cases in which the cans contain very dry food as though they forgot to add water when making it. The batch number of the bad batch is 028B2NSC01. I was able to make it palatable by adding and mixing in some water with the first case or so but with the last one the cats still don’t like it even after water is added. I ordered a case from that pet food website, and it’s of the normal consistency, but I also ended up with some of the extra dry food from the local pet food store. I need to call Royal Canin and see about getting a refund if they have some sort of guarantee. This food is too expensive for the quality to be this inconsistent. I’m surprised they haven’t ordered a recall for the defective food. When you get a good case, it’s excellent, but when you get a bad case, it’s a total waste of money.

My elderly cat has been vomiting for a while, almost daily and the food is usually undigested. We have tried various brands of cat foods on the market (the well known, commercial ones), but her condition never improved. One day, we found Royal Canin in a pet store and the “Digest Sensitive” label caught our eyes. We figured we would give it a try for a week. Guess what? It works! My cat now throws up only once every other week and it’s only hairball (not undigested food). I’m so grateful that I found this cat food.

I had switched to this food after going through a few for my 14 year old Bulldog/Dalmatian mix. I had him on Purina for many years, but as he got older even their senior dog mix didn’t do much for him. I next switched him to Blue Buffalo, which I found out too late is very high in carbs and even though I was feeding him less, he gained a lot of weight very quickly. At my vet’s recommendation, I then switched him to Royal Canin, which caused him to get sick and have seizures and low energy. Frustrated, I went to Consumer Affairs and many other serious sites with reviews, and Science Diet kept coming up as a clearly good selection. I then switched my poor dog to Science Diet about 6 months ago and the seizures stopped, he gained more energy, his weight is exactly where it should be, and he seems happier and healthier than ever. Really happy with these results – when you have a dog this old, the right food really makes a huge difference in the quality of life.

I used to work as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital and this is the brand that my vet sold and recommended. This brand takes the time to study their food and make sure that animals properly grow on it. They are also AAFCO certified meaning it follows proper regulation and guidelines for pet food distributers. Ive never seen a recall on it and ive never met a vet that didnt recommend it. All of my old vet coworkers and family members feed their pets this diet. Most importanty, my dogs love it. I have one very picky jack russell and one not picky pitbull and they both scarf it down. My 15lb jack russell has no problem chewing the regular sized pellets. As far as price goes, it probably falls in the middle of the dog food scale. I think it is well priced for a healthy diet my babies love.

HS diet is great, but this particular product gave him intestine irritation. It took months to develop. After rounds of test vet discovered that it was the food. I am glad that Amazon quickly refunded my last bag,but not too happy about the other bag that can’t be refunded because return window expired. I always keep extra stock, so what am I supposed to do with that bag? Hill Science, you have been great vendor for last 5-6 years, please make exit easy for now so I can have happy memories. Potential buyers, please do your research as not all HS diet are made equally. Don’t buy extra bags as They won’t refund if window expires

I order a months worth of Hills at a time. While it is usually fine I have had to throw away about four cans per case due to drying out or spoilage. I expect more from Hills and Amazon. Each case also contains dented cans, though this does not seem to be indicative of the cans contents being bad. Hills should be able to provide a consistent product. Notice the dark food with the large hole leading into the can. My guess is that all the fat which serves to keep the food moist has dissolved or evaporated ( don’t know how that happens in a sealed can) or it was never added. The inconsistency in the two cans is obvious though the lighter food is what I want for my dog. I will not feed him the dry darker colored.

My dog liked eating this food and it agreed with him and also led to less itching and chewing of feet and skin. The Amazon deliveries were convenient and reliable. Unfortunately, I have to give the product only three stars now. The formula is now grain free. Citing recent evidence that grain free diets have recently been correlated with a dangerous heart condition in dogs, our vet recommended moving the dog into a more traditional dog food that does include a grain. Because they don’t know if it the lack of grain — or an additive in the grain free foods — that might be the cause of this medical condition, it wasn’t enough to simply add some rice or other grain to this dog food. SO, we’ve had to change it up.

You know when I ordered this I thought because of the brand name I was ordering a good dog food. And when something says for “sensitive stomachs” you’d think it wouldn’t make them sick but it makes both my dogs, who are very different, sick. If they aren’t actually vomiting it up then they are getting these horrible deep hiccups. I started slow with it and at first they ate it but even in the beginning I noticed the hiccups. I feel I gave it a fair chance as I only have 4 cans of the 12 left. Now they won’t even touch it! Another thing is how dry it is. You really have to scrape the can to get it out. All around a bad deal for my pups.

I have bought many cases of this variety of avoderm catfood in the last year. The most recent case I purchased was completely different. Instead of a combination of chicken chunks and a mostly gelled matrix, it is now a runny brown liquid with less than half the can actually containing chicken chunks. At first, I thought there might be a few cans that were a quality control issue, but every can in the case is like this. Don’t waste your money on this until they fix it.

I notice, other time, with various cases I order that this particular selection has changed: what once was a nice amount of chicken is now mostly a bit of chicken and LOTS of gravy – so much gravy that it oozes out the moment the lids is being pulled out. Hopefully the cat will be content with the other fishy flavors that we also get.

My cat likes it, and if you look into the nutrition, it’s one of the better, more reasonably priced wet cat foods out there. Now if they could only come up with a way for my cat to open the can so I could give him wet food when I’m away at work….Amazon, asking me to rate the flavor and scent of cat food is ridiculous. I don’t eat the stuff, and if it smelled good I’d be a bit concerned. Canned chicken stinks, I don’t know how this is supposed to be a 5-star scent.

Our 3 year old cat was coughing up hairballs at least 2 times per week. She grooms incessantly. I tried Laxatone, which helped a little, and then I remembered Hills’ Science Diet Hairball Formula. I mix it half and half with her original kibble and she hasn’t had ONE single hair ball since being on Hills. It’s darned close to a miracle and worth the price.

******NOT FOR CATS WITH A SENSITIVE STOMACH*******HUGE ISSUE: HUGE KIBBLES!! Upon opening the bag i found that the kibbles are as big as for a medium size dog and so far, we are into day 4 and she has thrown up each time (x2 per day). i had to throw the whole bag away and purchase her regular brand again. What a waste of money. I’d give it a 0 star if i could.

My cat for a considerable amount of time would have vomiting spells with hairballs. He would throw up around 2-3 times in a week. This was concerning me so I decided to research on some brands people use to control this issue. Although the bag of food is costly, the food seems to have helped my cat’s digestive system and cut up back on throwing up. I’m happy it isnt happening as often anymore. My tip is to mix the Hill Science food with whatever old food you’ve been feeding your cat. Getting accustomed to the hairball control food will help in the long run.

I have this on a monthly auto delivery and this is the second time I’ve gotten part way into a bag (which I pour into an airtight storage container) and discovered clumps of what looks like mold. There were several larger pieces more than the ones in the picture. The first time I though maybe it was a one off and just got rid of it, but this is the second time and now that’s 2 large bags I’ve had to throw away. I’ll be changing brands.

This cat food is awesome. I have one particular cat that takes liquid dumps when he eats any brand of cat food that I have given him, except for Iams indoor. Occasionaly, I buy cheap cat food at the gas station when I run out and need a temporary fix. All of my cats’ problems come back… hair balls, diarrhea, overeating etc. I have no explanation for it, but there is dentinitely something different about this brand, not just clever marketing.

A recipe change occurred with this product mid-2018 from “Chicken” to “Chicken, Turkey, and Garden Greens”. Cats did better on the old recipe than anything I’ve ever fed them. The new recipe has them vomiting all over. Even the dog regretted sneaking a few bites of the cats’ new food.Stay away from this new product. Judging by my experience and the mounting number of reviews, it’s either inferior to the old product or it’s contaminated.

My kitty “Dora” is not picky so I knew she would love this food. It is very high quality and I felt good feeding it to her. The one thing I hated was the pouch. What a mess to serve! Then I remembered that Soulistic food at Petco is also made by Weruva. I wondered if they had this food in a can and they do! The Harvest Sunrise pumpkin chicken dinner is almost the same and doesn’t have potato starch like so many of the Weruva do now. I ordered it right from Petco along with some of the Good Karma chicken dinner which is a take on the paw lickin chicken without the potato starch. Both in cans. I’m looking forward to giving her this food without the pouch or potato starch. If there is a problem, I will update.UPDATE: OMG! I got this food in the cans and gave some to my kitty. She got so sick that at one point, we didn’t know if she was going to make it. She threw up and had bloody diarrhea for 2 days. I had only given her one can because of this but it still took her 2 days to recover. I will not recommend Petco for the canned version and would stick to the pouches sold here by Weruva. I don’t get it either because they are suppose to be made by Weruva??? At any rate, I put her on the Almo Nature chicken breast and that stopped her tummy issues. She was back to normal in 2 days and now only on her Tiki succulent chicken and the Almo Nature chicken breast and the chicken and liver flavor and doing great!

Flavor: Pumpkin Jack SplashOur cat has an undiagnosed digestive illness that makes him vomit a lot and have loose stools. He keeps losing weight. We’ve done > $1000 testing and have worked with an internist (specialist). We’re probably going to have to start steroids since nothing else has worked, including holistic treatment. My point of explaining all this is to show how tolerable this food is. This is the only food that doesn’t make him vomit a lot. It seems to be more digestible than anything else. We ran out of it yesterday because I was buying it at the local Krisers and they have been out of this for 2 weeks now (the Pumpkin Jack Splash in the packets). So we had to start feeding the canned version of this last night, which has the same ingredients on the label except for potato starch instead of tapioca starch. Unfortunately, the canned version made him sick. It is not the same. The label lists the same ingredients but the tuna is brown and clearly lower quality and the pumpkin is in little chunks instead of pureed into the gravy. We got similar results as another reviewer here, who said the canned version of her flavor made her cat sick. Our cat threw up this morning before breakfast then threw up his entire breakfast of the canned version. Thank goodness for Sunday delivery by Amazon. The packets of this came from Amazon by midday today (Sunday). So we can stop feeding the canned version. I can’t recommend the packet version of this highly enough. We’ve tried many many different canned foods and this packet food works better for our cat than anything else.

My cat won’t eat it. It’s wet. It’s stringy like string cheese. It’s a product of Thailand. I’m not happy. The third time I’ve bought cat food that is a product of Thailand but says it’s manufactured in the United States. That’s a little confusing to me. My cats don’t like it. I don’t like it. I want to throw it away. But what I’m going to do is stick it with the other cat food I have and take it down the street to the cat adoption agency and give it to them. I will tell them as an FYI that none of my four cats will touch it. My cat will eat a vegan sandwich with me before she will eat this.Made in Thailand. Do your research on pet foods made in Thailand. Thailand does not have the same strict standards as the US. You might also want to check out what they feed and how the animals are cared for that make your pet food. This is no secret. What is a secret is companies not stating where our pet food is coming from. Just because something IS made for a company in the USA doesn’t mean it WAS made in the USA.

I am thoroughly disgusted with what Royal Canin has done to this cat food. My cat is very picky, and after having thrown out too much food she wouldn’t touch, we ended up with RC Adult Instinctive. My cat doesn’t like any fish or seafood, beef, etc. Only chicken with possibly some other ingredients. She loved it, it agreed with her, happy cat, happy owner. All of a sudden my cat stops eating this food. I’m worried that there is something wrong with her. I noticed that the food doesn’t smell the same and when I put it down; most of the time she sniffs it and walks away.Well, without any notification or label information, Royal Canin has completely changed the recipe/formula for this food – and it appears with all their canned foods. No longer is “chicken” the main ingredient in this food, it’s now “pork by-products”. There is no chicken is in this food any longer. And now salmon is in the ingredient list, albeit a bit down the ingredient label. Why would they add fish to a formula without alerting customers? Except for the salmon, there is no actual meat in this cat food anymore – just “by products”, liver and wheat gluten. I get that cats would eat this if they caught and killed an animal. But they would also be eating meat.And at the same time, Royal Canin now has a peel away label, so you can’t even SEE the ingredients unless you pull off the label.If this was an “improved” formula, you would think they would promote this: “new”, “improved”, “new recipe”, “better tasting”. Nope – nothing. I’m sure Royal Canin’s response to this would be it is nutritionally complete and sorry your cat doesn’t like it.If the company was so successful with so many cats enjoying this food, why would they make radical changes to the recipe/formula? It says to me, at least, cost cutting and maybe pulling one over on the customer.Top Old ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Gelatin By-Product, Wheat Gluten, Wheat Flour.Top New ingredients:Water Sufficient For Processing, Pork By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Chicken Liver, Pork Liver, Salmon, Wheat Flour, Wheat Gluten, Gelatin, Pork PlasmaWhen a company does a wholesale change to all its product formulas, and doesn’t tell anyone, it says to me this is pure corporate greed – how do we save money on an established product without the customer knowing? Use cheaper ingredients and make more money.

This is the only food my cat will eat but the batch that was shipped to us must be bad. She’s walked away from 3 cans of it. I still had some older food cans so I opened one of those and she ate it without a problem. I am hoping they didn’t change their formula. Very disappointed especially for the price.

BEWARE when purchasing this on line. Thought we could save my money over pet food store price,a;most 33% difference, BUT… when opened noticed t was odorless, whereas when bought from store there is a very strong distinctive odor. Could not get even a trace of an odor help up close. Cats refused to eat for two days, but they have been eating this brand for over a year with no problems. This is either bad or a fake! Received a refund and was asked to dispose of. Please be careful when purchasing this!

My cat had jaundice in her eyes and gums. She’d lost half her body weight. I took her to the vet and she was diagnosed with liver disease. The vet made it seem like a death sentence. A friend of mine checked with her friend who’s a vet, same feedback. But then online I was reading how a cat can live with the disease, as long as they are getting enough protein. Many posts talked about force feeding their pets, and I couldn’t do it. In all the posts I read, there was one that heavily recommended this specific brand and flavor. It is all natural. Honestly, I was willing to try anything. Her interest would perk up for people food. Thinking she was going to die, I literally fed my cat pizza and chicken McNuggets. Again, anything she would entertain eating, I was all about it. She didn’t like the wet food I’d gotten her, including the prescription diet emergency food the vet gave me and said, even with no appetite, she’ll eat it. Wrong! When her food arrived, I was so excited to pour it in her bowl. She began eating it!!! And about four days later I had to refill her bowl! It’s been two months, and she’s gained some weight back and I will never buy her another kind of cat food again. It saved her life. The pictures of her are from the first time I fed her this food, and the second is from tonight. Her coat is so much healthier. Thank you Blue Buffalo!!!

I will never buy this product again. I am so sad because I wanted to love it and I was feeding it to my female cat for over a year. Either something in the recipe changed or it was just slow damage, but she got painful bladder inflammation and I’m almost positive it was caused by this dry food.My cat got frequent bloody and painful urinations and couldn’t make it to her cat box. They were very similar symptoms to a UTI but no actual bacteria infection was present. No blockage either, but I feel like if she were male, there would have been. At the time, I was feeding her this with a half can of a different brand of wet food (purina) every day.After a very expensive vet visit, I switched her diet to just the canned food I was using and they gave her medication to help with the inflammation. She completely recovered so about a month later, I slowly returned to her dry/wet mix and then she began to pee blood again. I instantly switched her back to just the canned and her symptoms went away and have not come back. This dry food is going in the trash. I won’t even donate it to the shelter since I would put another cat at risk with it again.In retrospect, when she was on the dry, she DID drink a lot of water. I know dry food has a low moisture content in general but I think there is something very wrong with this particular one. There are just too many bad reviews with bladder issues. The amount of pee I scoop out of her litter box now is a TON compared to what it used to be and she hardly uses her water dish anymore since being on the wet food diet.I’m glad by kitty is better, but I’m sad she had to go through that!

I should have paid more attention to the 1 star reviews before feeding this to my cats. This gave both my male and female cat struvite crystals. After a misdiagnosis, multiple vet visits, more diagnostic testing, prescription diet, etc., this food has cost me about $700-800 in vet bills in the last 4 weeks since issues started occurring. NOT worth the risk of crystals and the pain my cats went through. Do not feed this to your cat!!

Unfortunately my 9 year old cat was diagnosed with pancreatitis recently. Initially, to get her well as quick as possible, I gave her the recommended Western medicines (antibiotics, etc.). Once her vomiting was under control and the medicine finished, I checked in with my holistic advisor for maintenance advice. This is one of the items he recommended. She won’t eat her food with half a capsule so I feed her 3-4 meals daily so I can space out her supplements. Fortunately, I still have half a bottle of this because it has almost doubled in price since I bought my bottle. I can understand some price increase but a few dollars short of doubling is a bit much so I may have to change. This stuff works however, so we’ll see.This is what I did but each person should seek out qualified advice for his/her own pet. We switched her to a low fat diet (not the one sold by the vet which does not help and is expensive) but by purchasing cat foods with no more than 2% fat. I also add Gentle Digest (sold here at Amazon) and a couple drops of Milk Thistle. Some cats heal by getting switched to raw but I was feeding her raw. Raw alone did not cause her illness because I’ve raw fed many, many cats over the last 30 years. This little girl was already 6, we think, when I rescued her so there is no way of knowing what she ate previously. She was in pretty bad shape then so doubtless she didn’t have steak often!The other thing is that if feeding raw check to see if it’s organic. The chicken I had been feeding her ate GMO corn. Shills can say what they want but GMO food causes tumors in mice. I’m just saying that to say that the low fat cat food worked for her. while continuing raw did not. It has been such a pleasure watching the light in her little eyes turn back on and for her silky fur to return. Anyway, a bit much for a review of a product but we all love our fur babies and wish them the best. Hope the price of this item drops some because it works!

My dog is 16 and developed pancreatitis in the last year. I’ve taken him off store-bought dog food and now he gets boiled skinless chicken breasts (shredded), about a half cup of canned veggies like peas or green beans (mashed with a fork), and a handfull or 2 of crushed gluten free corn cereal, just to fill him up. I add a half capsule of PetAlive Pancrease Booster to each meal. He eats a minimum of 3 meals a day. (He’s a minpin/chihuahua and weighs 24 pounds and is fairly sedentary.) I still have to give him a half Pepto Bismal tablet about a half hour after a meal from time to time — if he’s whining, then he’s feeling pain from just digesting his food, I think.I just ran out of the PetAlive booster and had to buy some digestive enzymes from my vet (because I have a CareCredit card I can use there… am on disability and no check for another couple of weeks) The vet product doesn’t seem to be as effective but will have to do for now – and it cost $50 for 45 pills.Almost any medication from a vet is overpriced. Often you can give your dog human-brand RX and/or over-the-counter medications instead — ask the vet, but ask it this way “is this equivalent to a similar medication for human beings?”, like if it’s an antacid or pain reliever. Vets cannot tell you to give human-brand medications to your pets. You also need to be careful about the dosages. I have a generic version of Pepcid I can give to my dog, but only 1/4 of a pill, which is based on his weight. I’ve thought of trying to give my dog plain yogurt with his meals to see if it is as effective as the PetAlive booster but am not sure I want to “experiment” with my old buddy.I plan to re-order the PetAlive product once I get my next check because it made a big difference within just a few days.

Edit | Deleteso, like you, i was using this to support my dogs pancreas. while she was not diagnosed with a disorder of the pancreas, she became very ill twice after ingesting a high fat item and they suspected but could not confirm pancreatitis.being a very satisfied customer of Pet Alives since 2003 or so, when i read the description, i was under the impression this was helpful for pancreas function. but i was wrong. it for serious/chronic conditions of the pancreas. within 30 days of starting this (1x per day June 2019 until last night August 1, so something like 80 pills), she began to exhibit extreme exercise resistance, excessive panting to the tune of 140 -220 breaths per minute while at rest, sleeping excessively and scratching too much.and just this week, she began drinking excessively, urinating frequently, despite being on Pet Alive Kidney Support twice per day. then, i gave her too many treats b/c she was demanding them, barking at me, it was funny in a way, she had an episode resembling pancreatitis with drooling, restlessness, and even incontinence.she has several other health issues; 1. Lyme 2. poisoned by Hills diet (while recovering from pancreatitis) which there is no lab data to support, but from which i had believed her kidneys could have been damaged and 3. she’s 7 and been a grain free dog all her life which could have DCM whose symptoms also mirror some of what we’re dealing with.in speaking to a health consultant at Pet Alive about these new onset symptoms (concerned that something i was giving Libbi was causing or contributing to whatever is going on), we went through all the ingredients of all the herbals and homeopathics she’s taking. the PA rep explained that Pancreas Booster is an herbal, meaning it’s more of a medicine. and that, in those instances of acute pancreatitis, versus chronic condition where the pancreas cannot digest fats, it won’t help and i believe that in my dogs case, it may have accelerated or even caused Cushings onset/disease symptoms.i just thought i should warn folks who set out thinking they’re doing good by their pet, but if that support product was prepared to act more like a medicine, ultimately it may cause harm. this is in no way the fault of Pet ALive whose products have kept my dogs HW free, managed asthma, and reversed kidney disease levels. Libbi only had one tablet per day (at night), and she weighs 48lbs and could have had 2 per day according to dosing. but that’s still about 80 or so doses. crossing fingers that there was no LT type damage done to the pancreas, and also about to order their Cushex homeopath tincture and heart tonic, which i have thought was her issue from the onset.

This product is not minced as claimed on the packaging. Instead, it is a kind of rubbery pate. I questioned the company/seller why this was the case. They responded along the lines of it can change in the can. Not sure if they are saying if it’s old it is no longer minced, or if it’s fresh, it;s no longer minced. Their argument seems ridiculous to me. Say what you like about Fancy Feast, if the can says grilled, it’s grilled, sliced it’s sliced, pate it’s pate, flaked it’s flaked, etc. No surprises there. The company also wanted me to know that regardless of the texture that they nutrition is exactly the same. And I want them to know that the nutritional level of their product doesn’t help my cats if they won’t eat it. And they won’t. I have several cats and none like this whatsoever. Not sure what to do with the rest of the cans. Perhaps I can donate it to feed less fussy cats than mine. The seller also asked me to call them during hours that don’t work for me because I work in order to answer questions. I sent them a response that I couldn’t call them during their business hours but to please email me (I gave them my address) with any questions and comments that they have. Never heard back from them. My cats do like Nutro and other brands such as Rachel Raye. I will never buy food from Science Diet again. I really think that they should be held accountable for false advertising: What’s in the can is at serious odds with what their packaging states. Furthermore, they seem to know it. If I had more time and energy, I’d take them to court.

My menagerie of cats is working hard to develop thumbs so they can each give this two thumbs up. In cat circles they say the smellier a cat food is, the better it is. Well….this one smells realllllly good to my cats, and not so much me, but their coats are glowing, they seem to digest more of this than with cheaper cat food, so less litter box waste and more in cat, a smell trade off I’m happy to make. It gives them the energy to chase around the house, up and over everything (living and not) so I think I have to say it’s a winner. I do like the limited ingredients. Read through them and I bet you will, too.

UPDATE: Apparently, Hills has changed their formula and I have been notified that the “minced” is no longer available. Instead, it’s now just called “savory” and the texture has changed to a gel like blob. They are not impressed.Two of the three (young adults) like it, the old man (9 year old MC) is suspicious….at least I can get them to eat it and it’s not garbage like a lot of the cheapest varieties, which are made for taste and marketing, not nutritional quality. I mix it with Fancy Feast Liver and Chicken Paté or their favorite flake variety to lower the cost a bit and improve their diet, and I really appreciate Science Diet offering the larger cans, because I hate tossing all the metal into the landfill, especially when our island does not offer much recycling. Our daughter is a veterinarian and has cautioned me against using the grain free varieties due to several studies implicating those in heart disease in both cats and dogs. My choice would be to make my own, but that is not currently an option. I will keep this in the rotation, as they look fabulous and have great coats and full of energy!


25. Tiki Cat Savory Broth, Grain Free Lickable Wet Food Treat, Add Moisture & Boost Flavor, 12 pouches

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About The Product

About this item

HYDRATION AND FLAVOR SUPPLEMENT – Add Tiki Cat Broth to your cat’s diet and give her the supplemental moisture she needs.

DRY FOOD ADD ON – Each perfectly portioned, single-serve pouch will transform your cat’s meal with a dose of flavor & moisture.

DELICIOUS GRAVY BISQUE – Pour over dry food or let them lap it up alone, each pouch is a special treat.

HEALTHY KIBBLE COMPLEMENT – Add our Broth to your cat’s food for a grain-free treat made with high-quality proteins.

NECESSARY MOISTURE ADDED – Most cats don’t drink enough water. Change that when you add broth to their regular food.

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Flavor Name:Tuna

Cats crave and require added moisture in their diets. Give them what they need with Tiki Cat Savory Broth that provides the perfect way to add supplemental moisture to your cat’s diet in a delicious bisque. Each savory treat comes in perfectly portioned single-serve pouches that will transform your cat’s meal with moisture and a delicious flavor boost. Pour this kibble additive over dry food for let your feline friend lap it up as a special treat, each pouch is grain free and made with high-quality proteins. Plus, Tiki Cat never relies on fillers, by-products or sugar, salt or starch. This kibble additive is a low-calorie compliment to your cat’s balanced diet. Plus, Savory Broths are available in a variety of flavors. • Beef • Chicken • Duck and Chicken • Salmon • Tuna Your cat deserves delicious flavors and top nutrition, and now she can have both. See the difference that Tiki Cat makes, and give your favorite feline the nutrition she needs and the flavor she craves.

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Ingredients
Fish broth, tuna, fish extract, guar gum, xanthan gum

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For pet use only

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Customer Reviews

three years ago my 3 yr old male stopped eating. Vet diognosed Pancreatitis and put in a feeding tube. He went from 15 pounds to 7 pounds. He would not eat the stuff they kept insisting his diet should be…actually neither would my other 2 cats or even the strays outside. The Vet gave up and told me there was no more they could do so we brought him home to make him comfortable. My friend went to Petsmart and bought home several types of foods to see if there was anything he would eat. He went right for this ProPlan brand…lamb & rice. That is all I have fed my cats since that wonderful night..he also would eat the kitten Whitefish & tuna, again, still part of their diet. Thanks to ProPlan my Jessie got back to his normal weight, and spends his evenings with his head on my shoulder watching TV.

My cat, Jack is picky. He would rather starve to death than eat something he doesn’t like. He also doesn’t like new stuff. Jack prefers what we call McDonalds to Whole Foods. McDonalds is any cheap cat food and Whole Foods is any expensive stuff. He won’t eat any expensive stuff with terrific ingredients. Loves the cheap stuff but he throws it up. And he doesn’t throw up like a regular cat. He’s got to make it all dramatic. Loves to throw up from a high perch… It’s been a fight his entire 12 years of existence. Anyway, this is the best quality food that he will eat and he rarely throws it up. Thank you Lord.

Took me a while to realize my rescue had diarrhea due to his original Pro Plan chicken and rice. And he can’t eat table scraps either. Then it donned on me to try sensitive food. I weaned him to Royal Canin Digest, he did really well, but it’s expensive. I work full time only to keep my cats healthy and happy, but $40 is a lot. So, I found Pro Plan makes a sensitive diet. After weaning him on to that, it works just as well or better for less than half the cost. He loves it. I feed controlled amounts of both canned and dry. And, most importantly, no more embarrassing poopy butt for him.

We are feeding our very picky and constantly vomiting cat this food with also wet food. Wet food she keeps down but dry no matter what I tried she would throw up. So far not this brand!!!! And she went right to it! I bought a small bag but will try bigger next time. This is a great food!

My cat had a bout of pancreatitis. Vet recommended Hills I/D. Kiki wasnt crazy about the taste so I googled I/D alternatives and found Forza10 intestinal. My cat absolutely loves the taste of the Forza10 and I know she’s getting a similar product. Cost is more reasonable too. This product was a win for us.

My cat liked the food and it helped with his diarrhea

Let me tell you about Monkey.Monkey isn’t a bad cat. He’s a bit weird — he likes to sing, he talks to and fights with my innocent houseplants, he snorts like a pig, and he likes to hang from things like a monkey, hence his name. Besides that, though, he’s a sweet, weird little muppet (see pictures). There’s one thing, though, that this cat loves more than anything in the world — more than plant wars, hanging, and singing — and that is eating.He’ll eat anything, all the time. And he’s so excited to eat! He eats when he’s hungry. He eats when he’s not hungry. He eats because he sees the others eating, and wants to eat, too. He makes happy snorting sounds when he eats. It’s his favorite thing. And no, he doesn’t have worms or anything… he’s just Monkey.Any other cat food he’ll eat way too much of, way too quickly, and then immediately puke. I tried separating him from my other cats. I tried feeding him and only him at specific times. I tried so many different kinds and brands of food. The end result was always the same. I don’t know what it is, but with this cat food, he can be himself and puke so much less. Where it used to be at least a few times a day, now it’s maybe once a week.Maybe he enjoys this brand more, and so he eats it more slowly and savors it. Maybe he enjoys this brand less, and so he eats less of it. I’m not really sure; the data isn’t reliable enough to make a statement about it. What is reliable, though, is the fact that he pukes so much less, and that’s good for everyone.

seems until all old bags are sold, you may or may not get the original version, you could now get the new formulated version that you will need to slowly transition your pets unto!! pretty sad that this once great food, that helped many cats, has been reformulated and now includes chicken as first ingredient that will cause issues for those with cats that have poultry issues and needed a limited protein type food. new recipe also now contains soybean oil which is known to cause allergies issues in many cats!! oh and the kibbles are different too now, grrrr.. other things have change as well, sompay attention to the ingredients to make sure your cat doesn’t end up back to having stomach issues again 🙁 .well since my cat i originally got this for cannot eat chicken anything unless it is only a trace amount like the chicken liver flavor in original recipe, since chicken is now a main ingredient i guess we can no longer use this food since new recipe is no longer going to be a ‘sensitive stomach’ dry food for him at all nor is it going to be for my other cats who get the original recipe mixed in at 50/50 with their wellness core turkey duck dry food. they cannot handle chicken either for everytime they get into our two other cat’s hills perfect weight management dry food that has chicken first, they vomit it back up every darn time..really getting tiring to have these food companies changing recipes when it is NOT needed and without really letting customers know ahead of time at that. right now pics on here only show you the coming soon new bag; it doesn’t say new recipe in pics or description but, if you pay close attention, you will see that new bag look shows different kibbles and it says chicken and rice, so i went to their website and sure enough they didn’t just add chicken into ingredients, they reformulated the whole recipe to be a totally new dry food!!!well guess time to take this food off autoship and start hunting down a new dry food for the soon to be grumpy picky ones when they don’t get their hill’s kibbles anymore.. on the bright side, this food was way too high in carbs anyways so maybe it is a blessing it got reformulated to not be a sensitive stomach food anymore..update: if you are in need of a new food now, i am having good luck with american journey grain-free duck dry food (chewy brand). it is lower in carb (24-25% dry carb matter), there has been no vomiting/stomach upsets since starting it on feb 15th, no poop issues (actually they are now mostly less bulky so less scooping for me) and all but, 2 of our 9 cats that can have it like it. even our IBD cat that was doing well eating original hills sensitive after we got him better with homemade food first, has been transitioning to AJ dry duck food very well too, no poop or vomiting from him either.. only thing is calories are about 100 less i believe per cup compared to hill’s so you may have to feed a little more dry food than you normally feed if you count/limit calories. Still 1/4 cp of it twice a day (about 205 cal) is more than enough calories for most average not that active 12-13 lbs or less cats so you still don’t use a lot of this food either in the end. we are happy with the switch so thought i’d share that info for those not sure what to switch too if their cats cannot eat chicken either or are not doing well on new hill’s sensitive formula..

This was a solid 5 star food when it was the egg and rice formula. My cat is very sensitive to most food and the egg and rice worked well for over a year. New formula is terrible. Kibble is larger and chicken is first ingredient. The ingredients list has not been updated to new formula. He’s eating it but back to soft pudding stools. Taking this off auto delivery because it’s not a consistent product.I find it incredible that when you introduce a new food to a cat you’re supposed to do it over a period of time. This was BAM new formula with no warning from a company who manufactures the food and suggests how to feed.Edit 4/9/2019: Having success with Purina Pro Plan Lamb and Rice formula. We are now back to normal poops and no stomach pain howling. I did contact Hills who commented on this, and while I do appreciate them reaching out, I did not want coupons for another product.

If you’re reading this, it’s because you have a cat with stomach issues. Like me, you’ve probably been to the vet and were told to put him/her on prescription food. That didn’t work out either because (a) it costs too much or (b) the cat won’t eat it, or (c) both. In my case, our cat with pancreatitis simply will not eat prescription cat food. Also, we have no choice but to feed our three cats the same stuff, and the other two won’t eat prescription food either, even if we could afford it for three cats.There are about a half dozen over-the-counter (pet store) digest sensitive wet foods on the market. I’ve experimented with all of them. None are cheap; in fact all are about the same price, $1 – $1.50 a can. Royal Canin fits in that range. For your own research purposes, others digest sensitive wet foods include two flavors from Purina Pro Plan (arctic char, and duck something or other, for about $1 / can), two different flavors from Science Diet (which my cats won’t even look at), and there might be another one or two offerings in other brands. That’s about it.Since the prices of these digest sensitive wet foods are pretty similar, the issue is really whether your cat will eat it. That is, of course, hit or miss.With my cats, Royal Canin is their top choice in the category. They are OK with the Purina Pro Plan offerings but certainly don’t love them. I rotate those 3, by my cats prefer the RC by a pretty wide margin.The ingredients look mediocre and low-end, and truth is, if someone offered a high-end digest sensitive food, I’d buy it in a second. But nothing of that sort exists. The first ingredient (after water) is meat by-products. A few items down there’s wheat flour (cats don’t eat wheat). Yuck. Seems very 90’s, before people started reading pet food labels and demanding real and species-appropriate food for their animal companions. Trust me, you won’t be impressed if you start reading the ingredients.Like I said, though, none of the high end brands make a digest sensitive wet food. And if they did, there’s no guarantee cats would eat it.And so, we are left with Royal Canin: a digest sensitive cat food that is probably a gradient or two up the quality curve from Fancy Feast but not by much, which is tasty enough to cats that they’ll eat it, and does seem to work, as far as not causing stomach issues. In fact, it has been quite effective in reducing flare-ups of our cat’s pancreatitis. Overall, I will recommend giving this food a try. Still really don’t like seeing “by products” on a food label, though.

Very expensive but so worth it. Kitty has always had a very touchy stomach, but he just started throwing up EVERY single day with no physical explanation. I knew I had to make a change so I went to Petco and bought a can of every sensitive brand and limited ingredient food there was. We went through this a can at a time. Drove me NUTS! We would try a new can every morning. Same thing, he’d sniff it and walk away. I was like, “Really? Are you serious Dude? Organic, wild caught salmon and you won’t even try it?” I was about to put some on a cracker and try it myself. I mean how bad could this be? He absolutely would not eat some of it, let some of it sit in the bowl overnight and ate out of desperation and loves this one. Seriously I was at the end of my rope. Can you imagine having a belly ache every day so bad that you throw up? My poor baby. If this didn’t work he was going to go on prescription food. With this food he has been “puke free” for three weeks. I’m so relieved. I use this with the gulp free bowl available on Amazon so it slows his eating down. I think that both things in combination have made him turn the corner. After all the research, this really is the cheapest place to buy it. It’s a $1.50 a can in the pet stores. Amazon comes out about $1.38 with Prime shipping. So glad this is over. UPDATE: December 22, 2015 so on it about 5 months. He still loves it and only sIx puke episodes in 5 months! He was puking every single day. So happy. I really hope this food helps someone else.

For several years I have tried different products for two picky eaters. Friskies, Blue Buffalo, Nutrish, Wellness, Nature’s Variety, Science Diet, etc. I have tried almost all products commonly on the market. Some brands they won’t touch, they will eat others for a day or two and then refuse them, or take one bite and walk away. When they do eat a can, they usually barf it up within an hour or two. It’s not like they are fancy breed cats with delicate constitutions, both are short hair rescued alley cats. They’ve been repeatedly to the vet and two different veterinarians found nothing wrong with them. I tried feeding them only once a day and taking away dinner if they had not eaten it. The cats were on a hunger strike for six days, so I gave in and searched for yet another brand that I had not tried. Royal Canin was one of the few brands that I had not tried yet so when someone recommended their Digest Sensitive brand, I brought a few cans home.They each ate a can of this for dinner and, unlike usual, finished it all. Then they did it the next night. And the next night. It’s been a month of Royal Canin. They no longer barf up dinner, and when it is dinner time, they beg for the stuff. However, they will only eat the sliced version. This also comes in a “loaf” version, which is really only RC’s marketing term for the standard pate. The cats despise pate and won’t even eat the Royal Canin version.Yes, this IS expensive, but as other customers pointed out, it’s worth it. I don’t have to throw out uneaten cat food and I’m no longer risking breaking my neck slipping in cat barf. And, if you think the Amazon price is expensive, try buying it at a local pet store. I have looked around for a cheaper price and locally, it runs 20 to 40% more. Since I now know the cats will eat it, I plan to go ahead and subscribe for a discount.Update: After four weeks my finicky felines grew bored with this and quit eating it. Based on the advice of another reviewer, I just switched to something else for two days, and now they will eat it again. If you lay in a long term supply of this, keep a few cans of other brands/flavors to switch out now and then.

All 5 of my cats love Hill’s dry cat food and gobble it up! The only issue I’ve had is 2 of my cats tire of the same flavor so I switch formulas for a few days and then go back to this 11+ age formula. My most aged cat no longer has teeth, and although her veterinarian said to feed her canned food only, she prefers Hill’s dry food and the nuggets are so small, she has no issue gumming them down! (Accompanying photographs show the size compared to a penny. The nugget below the penny is on its side so you can see the width.) One of my cats began chemo and canned food is healthier for cats with cancer, but since she loves loves loves dry food, I give her 8-10 pieces of Hill’s 11+ dry food (soaked in water for less than 1 minute) instead of treats. She thinks that’s terrific! NOTE: This product review is altruistic in hope it helps other cat lovers… no money or goods have ever been offered or received.

Mr. Cuddles wasn’t keeping his food down. A trip to the vet, $200 and one long-acting antibiotic injection later and he still wasn’t keeping his food down. He’s about 17 now and I tried several cat food formulas (small bags and borrowing from friends, including two other Science Diet options). Some worked better than others, and the ‘Age Defying’ looked promising. It took nearly half a bag of this recipe for him to gradually keep his food down and to gain a few ounces. I’m retired and feed him small, frequent meals, sometimes two or three hours apart. He still has a few small episodes over a 24-hour period, but these are infrequent (several months apart) and he’s eating well, his coat is shining, and his buddy (me) has been using this for maybe (bad memory) the past year. There are been no vet visits for the past two years. It’s wonderful having him around and I’d like to keep buying this for a long time.

I echo the reviews from cat owners of older cats. My cat is 21 yrs old and is really starting to show her age. She sleeps 22 hrs a day, has some arthritis in the hips, her teeth are soft and if she was human she would have dentures! So at this age in her life my goal is to keep her happy and know she is loved. So one way I can do this let her eat what she wants and to this end her food must be easy to chew, and have moisture (as water is required to keep an aged cat from getting further kidney issues). This food provides that. I leave a bowl of this out for her to nibble on when she wants and I know she is getting nutrition.So if you are the proud owner of an older feline – go for this food. The slight additional cost is all worth it!

Follow up: I contacted Amazon about the issue, almost immediately I was offered a full refund as well as another bag of dry cat food of my choice. Goes to show that Amazon will take care of any issue.There’s potential for Amazon to sell some very bad batches, apparently. I’ll try to keep this short, but essentially, the cat food was fine for the majority of the bag. It takes my cat a couple of months to eat his way down the bag. This morning, however, I noticed that there was green MOLD on some of the food bits. Fuzzy, green mold that, at the bottom of the bag, had formed a single large mat that encompassed the entire thing. It was absolutely disgusting, I can’t believe my cat has been eating from that bag where mold was THRIVING at the very bottom of it.The food was kept in a closet/pantry, cool and dark. I always kept it sealed, it was not expired (see my attached pictures for details). Of course I took the food up immediately when I noticed this issue and looked around, and threw it away after taking pictures. I will most likely be taking my cat to the vet to see if he’s okay; I haven’t noticed anything, but still.I should never have bought cat food from Amazon, and I will never again. I have ordered this food in the past with zero issues and my cat likes it. But apparently Hills (the manufacturer) and Amazon allow some pretty major issues to slip through. I will also be contacting Amazon customer service, and I will contact Hills.

I have been buying Hill’s Science Diet for years. Initially, I bought the sensitive stomach type when I got a kitten with digestive issues. When those issues cleared up and the cat was all grown up, I switched to this indoor formula. No issues until the most recent bag. My cat has been vomiting several times a day ever since he started eating out of the new batch. I tossed it and asked for a refund. I’m switching brands.

I buy this food every month for my two cats. My cats absolutely love this food.However, the last two bags that I have received have a ton of giant clumps of food, which my cats are having a hard time eating. It’s not that the food pieces are bigger, but rather they are all clumped together and not seperated.I did not say anything the first time I received the bag like this, but the second time in a row is something that worries me. It is very upsetting that I have to waste so much of my time breaking up clumps of food to make sure my cats do not choke – or starve – because they will not eat the giant clumps.I will continue to buy this cat food, but I am in no way happy doing so. Quality seems to be lacking, and I really hope the issue gets resolved ASAP.

On the recommendation of our vet, we have used Science Diet for years. We have been ordering this particular product via Amazon for a few years now. We are very unhappy. When we made our regular order back in February, there was a note with the new bag saying something to the effect “same great product, new look.” Well, not only has the bag changed, but so has the food. I wish I hadn’t already thrown out the old, empty bag. The color, shape and smell is different. The cats were suspicious, but they ate it. Then, they started vomiting on a regular basis. Not the typical furball stuff, but after eating. We stopped feeding them the food and the vomiting stopped. Unfortunately, we are stuck with an expensive bag of food, because we missed the return window. I don’t know if this is some bootleg, rip-off or what, but I won’t be ordering this food again. We are very unhappy customers, and we are GONE. If I could give a lower rating, I would. Shame on you Science Diet! Why mess with a product that was working? To save a few bucks in production? Done, done, done!

He loves it but he wants to replace the look alike on the bag. He says he has a way better more natural necklace. My vet recommends boy cats use science diet to protect them from urinary issues as they age. I can’t say it’s true because my 17 year old boy ate ‘garbage’ (generic, meow mix, Purina) food for his first 9 years before the switch and then he has been eating soft food for the last 3 years. But it’s worth a try to keep the new boys healthy and they like it. My senior 18 girl loves their kitten mix. It’s her treat.

I have been using Science Diet since the 80’s. Yes, this company has been making animal food since the 1930’s. I had one cat live to be 24 using the standard adult stuff. He was over 20lbs and not fat at all but just a real big male. I switched him to the older cat formula at 15 years. He was never sick a day in his life. My current cat started out not able to keep weight on as a kitten. Took him to vets, did holistic junk and tried blended meat etc. Nothing worked so went to this Science Diet. It stabilized him really quickly. He is now a big Maine Coon at 22lbs and 7 years old. I don’t have experience with all the specialty ones. You can compare all the nutrients and additives you want but the bottom line is the proof of the pudding is in the eating. I have 31 years of healthy cats and that talks volumes over lab test statistics junk.

I was buying the “Hills Science Diet Adult 11+Indoor Age Defying Cat food” because it was recommended by our Vet for our cats, and it had a Phosphorus content of .59. Good for aging kidneys. I went to re- order this food and was sent” Hills Science Diet Adult 11+ Indoor Cat Food” with a Phosphorus content of .68! The product codes on the bags are the SAME(2530), but it is NOT the same food and the nutrition is different. I went to the Hills website and sure enough they have changed the food although they still call it “Indoor” for 11+ cats. We are so disappointed that Hills tried to pull at fast one here. They still have an 11+ Age defying variety( not labeled ‘ Indoor’) with a phosphorus content of .65. We tried that one once and the cats refused to eat it. My Vet insists that it is the phosphorus content that should be watched in older cats as higher levels affect the kids. The Variety we were buying was affordable. Please do your homework and compare the nutrition content of your purchases from Hills. I will , from now on.

How is my 16 yr old baby girl supposed to eat this thick hard kibble? I had to change dry food because they stopped making the older senior formula she liked. I decided to try this and she’s not having it. When I first opened the bag I had concerns but thought I had to try since it’s already here and the reviews were so great. Like always I did the slow switch over from old to new, and now that this food is predominantly in the bowl she WILL NOT eat it, well frankly because it’s to big and hard. I’m talking on the Mos scale an 8. Live and learn. I will do more research on size and density before getting something else. Back to the drawing board.

I rarely give lower reviews but since the kibbles are as many other reviews say. Way too big. They’re definitely bigger than our own regular cat food for the cats and this girl is a small sized cat and more of a delicate type one. The kibbles also seemed too hard. The size was more like for a dog though.The scent SERIOUSLY caught all of my cats’ attention, so that’s great, but because they’re big kibbles and harder than expected we’ve had to soak it and it waters down that fresh taste and smell so we have to mix it with her soft food for her to like it more.I seriously wish these were kitten size as it makes sense since for an elderly cat and she tried to bite them three times of putting them in her mouth as she loved the smell but it was impossible while dry and fresh. You wouldn’t give a senior citizen of a person bigger and harder pieces of food, so it doesn’t make sense to me to do it with an animal. What a shame, and of course more expensive paid for it.

One of my kitties is nearly 16. Over the past several years, she had been experiencing more and more constipation causing her to pee in places she shouldn’t and causing her to scream while trying to defecate…also wherever she felt appropriate. This was happening several times a week. Cats do all of this when they don’t feel well. That’s how they try to get our attention. I tried CatLax, which helped some, but was more of a crutch, and I was angry at her much of the time for making my house her litter box. Ugh.I then started to research highly digestible food. I previously had everyone on a good Blue Buffalo formula…but it was doing the job for her. After some research and reading many reviews, I decided on this…and it changed everything. Everyone has been on this for about 6 months and my older kitty NEVER pees anywhere she’s not supposed to and only experiences occasional constipation: maybe twice a month, and it passes quickly (no pun intended).Thank you for giving me my relationship back with my kitty. She feels SO MUCH BETTER. She’s put on weight and has more energy.It is VERY expensive and I’m sure so much so that it’s not a viable solution for some. If you’re on the fence and have similar issues, you will not regret the cost. It is what it is and has changed my home. Thank you, Science Diet.

I love this product because it sometimes works out great for my cat’s irritable bowel disease. But that is, sometimes. Currently it seems to be not working out so well, and I may have to take him to the vet again. I understand that IBD is something that is unpredictable and so a single treatment option doesn’t always work. Granted, that is not the only complaint I have. Surely it’s the fact that it is to help the cat, but just because it’s a medical diet, doesn’t mean it should taste badly. He constantly tries to get the other cats’ food. Suffice to say, he doesn’t like the taste of this cat food. Furthermore, it costs way too much. I mean, I get it, it’s specialty food. However, it’s medical in nature. It surely doesn’t cost that much to make it, and my cat needs it to live a longer happier life. It’s okay to be a bit more expensive, but it’s a lot more expensive and my cat doesn’t really like the taste as stated before.

this is good food for my cat who has some digestion issues. however if i did a little more searching i could havepurchased this food for about ten dollars less than what i paid this seller.

Science Diet clearly changed their formula. I have been using it for my cats for many years and this bag we got was different. The cats aren’t eating it much and are clearly not feeling well. I googled this and found that other people have same problem, several had their cats die. Obviously we will never use science diet again.

I have a haven for broken cats and I have to balance keeping weight on the older ones(closing in on 20yrs) and keeping weight off the younger ones(8+). I have always had faith in Science Diet for nutrition but had oily coat problems with young cats when they were on it. That said one of my old girls coat had gotten rough, we call her rasta kitty, and I figured a bit of extra oil in her coat would help. Unfortunately the size and shape of the pieces in this food makes it difficult for some of them to eat. The chunks are a little big and cone shaped. It seems to poke them when they try to crunch them. It must taste okay as some will cry when they try to chew the larger chunks but will continue to eat them. Other cats shy off the dry food now. For us the size and shape of the food has made it to be removed from the feeding dishes. With us and the older cats it was not a good fit.

My cats used to love this food…and always eating it all at once. The size also used to be bigger. The current size is so small and the taste seems to be different because my 3 cats just eat a little bit at the time and then walk away. They sometimes ignore it completey and don’t touch it until 2 or 3 hours later. I feed my cats twice a day, morning and evening. Sometimes when I come from work I find the morning food portion still in the bowl. I read one of the reviews in here with someone having the same situation. DId they change the recipe? I am still buying it but I started to do my research about other brands. My cats are already 9 years old –and I want them to live long and healthy.

So far my cats have started to eat this new food just fine. My vet recommended this food (light because I’ve got a couple of fatties) and so far it seems good to them. The pieces are much smaller than my old food (goodlife) and they actually seem to stay in the bowl much better, rather than breaking up into tiny pieces and falling all over the floor. I started mixing a quarter scoop into their old food and I’m up to a whole scoop now. I’m sure I could start feeding them the full 2 scoops of this and they’d eat it up but I want to use up their old stuff too. I haven’t had any puking which is normal/slightly better than normal. I think they’ve had solid-er poops if that means anything good or bad. I’m optimistic about the new food.So I’m on the 3rd bag now and I think my cats have lost some weight. They are to the point where they are hungry when they get fed, not just eating and eating all the time. One nice, but really weird, thing I’ve noticed since switching food is that boy cat doesn’t get so much poop in his fur. He is a Maine Coon mix I think so he has long fur. I used to trim his butt hair (yeah I have an odd life) to prevent the issue, but I haven’t since I switched food and he no longer gets poop in his fur. Maybe its because he’s thinner and can deal with it in cat ways. Either way I’m sticking with the food.Update: So the food has changed. It is now a flat disk shape that is lighter colored. I called Science Diet and the person was very helpful. They said they changed to the new style in January 2017 and that the formula did change. She said they took out pork fat and added chicken fat. She also said they added some minerals. I had noticed my cats seemed hungrier so i asked about the caloric changes and she said that they did in fact reduce the amount of calories to 294 per cup from 315 per cup. It didn’t sound like much but it meant that my cats were missing 17% of the daily calories they eat at the amount that I feed them. They still like the food and the new shape doesn’t seem to break up all over the floor as badly so I am going to keep feeding it and just increase the amount slightly.

I have a demon spawn for an animal: extra toes, wider than she is tall, and believes that using her teeth is a show of affection. Over the past few years, she’s gotten to be the size of a pot-bellied pig. This food has really helped getting the demon to start slimming down a little; now, her ferocity is matched by her acrobatics, and she seems to like to show off her new-found athleticism by playing, even.

I’ve used this food for years, and the last time I ordered it, the formula has changed. The food kibbles are like flat saucers, and they are a brighter yellow. All three of my cats were vomiting for DAYS. As stated by another reviewer, either this is now a scammed food, or Hills Pet Nutrition changed the formula without disclosing it to their consumers.** I contacted Hill’s regarding the possible formula change a MONTH ago and have not heard back yet. So much for customer service.

This is the only food my 12-year old cat has ever eaten. Two important signs of a high-quality pet food are healthy hair coat and normal, formed stools. Friends comment on how thick and soft my cat’s fur is, and she has daily formed stools without coughing up hairballs when eating Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ food and Temptations hairball treats. For a cat that weighs 10 pounds and doesn’t overeat, the Hills 7-lb bag lasts about 6 weeks (package recommends 3/4 cup per day; I set out 3/8 cup in AM, 3/8 cup at dinnertime with plenty of fresh water). This is the first product I ever ordered with Subscribe & Save because of the consistently excellent quality.

Pieces are much too large the size of dog food.Veterinarian said, cats can’t chew food and they need to crack it. I tried crushing then soaking with water. She wants no parts of it.She doesn’t like the smell or taste either.This is for cats over age 7 years and needs to be very small bits to match their aging teeth and gums.👍 She does like the chicken flavor canned food pate’ for age 7+.I mix with water to get fluids into her.Returning dry food.Always give Fresh water and canned food daily in addition to dry foods so that their organs and bowels, urinary tract function properly.As they age, they don’t function so good just like us and they can’t tell us they need help like fiber and water to poop without forcing or blocked with bladder and stones and can’t pee.Get water in their canned food always and they’ll live healthier and longer lives with you. 🐈🐾🐾😺

I have 2 older cats (16,12). They were having a hard time holding down there food and I was becoming concerned. This food is made for older cats and is mild and both of my cats eat it no issue. Their coats are really looking good. I highly recommend this product for anyone with older cats. They also have a product for older cats that are allowed outdoors. It is a little expensive but you get what you pay for. I met the marketing manager for Blue Buffalo on a plane and he even told me that for older cats Hill’s has got it right.

I buy this at a local pet store and thought I would get it on Amazon — it obviously isn’t the same thing because my cat won’t touch it! Disappointed.

Was recommended by my veterinarian which she uses for her cats that vomit a lot. As soon as I started them on this cat food, they immediately stopped vomiting and the only vomited once in a while which is much better. I