Just like the human epidemic, almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems. The pet’s quality of life and relationship with family is also impacted because that extra weight can reduce play time, impact mobility and affect the lifelong general health of your cat. Hill’s nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet® Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to manage your cat’s weight. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months when fed the nutrition of Metabolic.