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Hill's Ideal Balance Cat Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 46%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 65%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 52%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 88%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 43%

Company HQ

LocationTopeka, Kansas

Parent company

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Wet Food, Dog Dry Food

Where to Buy

Chewy Walmart


  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards


  • Lower than average protein content
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Hill’s Ideal Balance was a line of pet food for dogs and cats. It contained brown rice, but recipes did not include corn, wheat, or soy. Hill’s Ideal Balance was discontinued.

How Much Does Hill's Ideal Balance Cat food Cost

We’ve compared Hill's Ideal Balance cat food to the other 384 cat foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Cat Wet Food $0.44/oz $0.43/oz +$0.01/oz
Hill's Ideal Balance cat food is priced within the average market price for cat food.

Hill's Ideal Balance Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Hill's Ideal Balance cat food to the other 384 cat foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
All of Hill's Ideal Balance cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Hill's Ideal Balance since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Hill's Ideal Balance has never been recalled.

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Who owns Hill's Ideal Balance cat food?

Hill's Ideal Balance is owned by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc..

Where is Hill's Ideal Balance cat food made?

Hill's Ideal Balance is manufactured in the United States .

Is Hill's Ideal Balance AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Hill's Ideal Balance recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Hill's Ideal Balance cat food been recalled?

No Hill's Ideal Balance has never been recalled.

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