Hill's Prescription Diet m/d Glucose/Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food

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Almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems. Extra weight reduces play time, impacts mobility and affects the general health of your cat. Factors contributing to weight gain include age, lack of exercise and overfeeding. Many commercial pet foods are loaded with salt and fat, which improve the taste but also have dramatic effects on your cat's weight and overall health. Along with frequent physical exercise, choosing the right food plays a very important role in helping cats reach their proper weight. At Hill's, nutritionists and veterinarians have developed clinical nutrition especially formulated to help cats effectively lose weight and maintain appropriate glucose levels.

Key Benefits

  • Clinical nutrition especially formulated to help cats effectively lose weight and maintain appropriate glucose levels
  • Formulated to reduce body fat, maintain lean muscle mass, and support a healthy immune system
  • Therapeutic L-carnitine levels helps maintain normal fat metabolism in the liver
  • Enriched with arginine and taurine and contains high protein and love carbohydrates
  • Added antioxidant nutrients like Vitamins E and C control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

Special Note

Hill's Prescription Diets require a veterinary prescription. This product will not be shipped until a copy of a valid prescription authorization is faxed to 1-800-619-7973 or e-mailed to rx@chewy.com.

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  • Item Number
  • Brand
    Hill's, Science Diet
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, Prescription Food, Weight Control

Nutritional Info


  1. Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Brewers Rice, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Pork Protein Isolate, L-Lysine, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Whole Grain Corn, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, 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, Dl-Methionine, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, L-Arginine, Mixed Tocopherols for Freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta Carotene, Natural Flavors.

Caloric Content

  1. 493 kcal/cup
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 45.0% min
Crude Fat 17.0% min
Crude Fiber 6.0% max
Arginine 1.2% min
Taurine 0.15% min
Carnitine 300 ppm min

Feeding Instructions

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. For best results & safety practices: Gradually transition to your pets new food over a 7 day period. Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food & treats. Keep fresh water available at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your pets condition.

Transition Instructions

A gradual transition to a new pet food is important to avoid digestive upset. To transition, mix your pet’s current food with the new food. Over 7 days, gradually decrease the amount of the current pet food while increasing the amount of new pet food. In some cases, your veterinarian may recommend no transition or a shorter transition time.

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Customer Reviews

Hill's Prescription Diet m/d Glucose/Weight Management Chicken Flavor Dry Cat Food is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 58.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Logan Kitty Gives It Two Paws Up! My 13 year old cat's vet prescribed this to help get her weight down. She can be quite picky about what she eats and I was very happy that she likes this. The pellets are nice and small which are great for mature cats. The ingredients are high quality which being a pet Mama I'm picky about. Until this food she was strictly eating grain free dry food. She does not seem to mind the change. So far no stomach upset or bathroom troubles. The bag also has a unique Velcro seal. I've never seen this on cat food before but it's terrific! The customer service at Chewy was superb as always. Since this is a prescription food I had to submit a prescription from my Vet. The customer service representative let me know that they received it and would keep it on file. Chewy is the best at going the extra mile.... without ever being asked to. I will update this review with her weight loss after her next visit to the Vet.
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helped with bathroom issues Our two cats were adopted after being cared for for almost a year at our local animal shelter. They were both found and there was no one to provide history. They are not siblings, but grew very attached to each other while in the "hospital". Both had diarrhea. After all tests came back negative for parasites and bacteria, this food has brought them to normal. They seem quite happy with this food and wait by their food bowls at mealtime.
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the only food my diabetic cat can eat. She seems to be satisfied buy she can only have 1/2 cup a day so she is always hungry. I feel like I am starving her. She has gained her 4 lbs. back and she is beautiful and can jump again. So bottom line it is helping her along with her 2 shots a day.c
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our cat loves it! Our cat likes both the wet and dry products. The transition was very easy & his blood glucose is under much better control.
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for weight loss/control Our 17 year old male Diabetic kitty went from 24 lbs to 16 lbs on this food & likes the taste.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from What is it's perishable score? My cat was diagnosed with diabetes. For a long time he was eating Purina DM and for some reason, he refused to eat it. One of his doctors said he could eat Hills m/d or w/d or the diabetic version of Royal Canin. He didn't like w/d. But he likes m/d. We keep it in it's original bag and inside a pet food storage bin with a seal. We had bought a 4 lb. bag and by the time it was half full, it started smelling funny. He'd eat it in the morning but refused to eat it in the evening. Fortunately for me, Chewy & Hills, have a 100% guarantee on their food. When I began using a new bag, my cat was vigorously eating his food at the prescribed time, both in the morning and the evening. If your animal is diagnosed with this disease, eating the right food isn't enough, but a diabetic diet does help your animal live a longer healthier life.
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My cat and dog love it ‼️ I love the little bit size pieces. Most of all my cat loves it. I just wished you carried it in a larger bag.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Diabetic Cat My diabetic shop cat loves this food. Super FAST shipping! Thank You! :)
Date published: 2016-10-21
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