Iams® Premium Protection™ Mature Adult

Recommended For: Adult Maintenance - 7-10 years Print


The Most Advanced Iams Nutrition for a Lifetime of Love.

Iams is deeply committed to enhancing the well-being of dogs and cats for a lifetime of love with your pet. It is this commitment that inspired Iams nutritionists to work closely with veterinarians and create the ultimate Iams food for all your cat's nutritional needs. The result is Iams Premium Protection.

The nutrient-rich chicken by-product meal in Iams Premium Protection is an excellent source of protein. It naturally contains minerals and amino acids essential to cats. Our products contain only highly refined chicken by-product meal, which has enhanced quality and nutritional value.

This Iams Premium Protection formula has PreBiotics that work inside the digestive tract to promote healthy digestion and strong defenses.

Iams Premium Protection Mature Adult Features:

Premium Protection is precisely formulated using only our highest-quality ingredients, further enhanced with:

  • Advanced 2-part fiber system, including FOS and beet pulp, for healthy digestion
  • High levels of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate
  • Enhanced with L-Carnitine to help keep older cats at a healthy weight
  • High levels of the antioxidant vitamin E, for immune system maintenance
  • High levels of taurine to maintain heart and eye health in older cats
  • Optimal levels of protein for muscle maintenance of older cats
  • 100% Complete and Balanced for Mature Adults with no added fillers or artificial colors

Premium Protection is Iams' Most Advanced Nutrition, Built from Iams' Highest-Quality Ingredients. Guaranteed* Learn why Iams is so confident about our quality.

*Iams Cat Foods offer a 100% guarantee.


Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal (Natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Corn Meal, Corn Grits, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Potassium Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Brewers Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Vitamins (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), Inositol, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), L-Carnitine, Rosemary Extract

Nutrient Analysis
Crude Protein, minimum 35.00 %
Crude Fat, minimum 18.00 %
Crude Fiber, maximum 3.00 %
Moisture, maximum 10.00 %
Ash, maximum 7.00 %
Magnesium, maximum 0.10 %
Vitamin E, minimum 250 IU/kg
Taurine, minimum 0.15 %
L-Carnitine, minimum 80 mg/kg*
Docosahexaenoic Acid, minimum 0.11 %*
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 2.22 %*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.37 %*
Glucosamine, minimum 375 mg/kg*
Chondroitin Sulfate, minimum 35 mg/kg*

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

Weight Maintenance-Feed Daily
4 lbs 1/4 - 1/3 cups
8 lbs 1/3 - 2/3 cups
12 lbs 2/3 - 3/4 cups
16 lbs 3/4 - 1 1/4 cups
22 lbs 1 1/4 - 1 2/3 cups

These guideline amounts are a starting point and your cat may need more food depending on age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This chart 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 Premium Protection Kitten Food?.
  • Remember to have clean, fresh water available for your cat at all times.
  • Recommended for cats older than 7 years.
  • When introducing Iams Cat Food, gradually mix it with your cat's current food over the course of 4 days.
  • If you have questions regarding your cat's health, please consult your veterinarian.

3861 kcal/kg, 434.22 kcal/cup


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