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Is Your Cat too Fat? (video)

Is Your Cat too Fat? (video)

One of the biggest problems veterinarians see is feline obesity. Do you leave food out for your cat? Have you thought of hiding it so heíll have the fun of the hunt? How healthy are milk, onions and garlic?

Donít miss out on any of this good advice. You’ll see tips you may not have thought about that will help your cat live a long and healthy life.

Photo credit: Bobster855

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5:50PM PST on Feb 8, 2013

One is under weight and one is just right.

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8:45PM PST on Nov 30, 2012

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6:11AM PDT on May 3, 2012

Thanks for the article.

9:44AM PDT on May 1, 2012

I have 4 cats, and I have an auto feeder and water dispenser. The problem is, when they are empty, even if it's in the middle of the night, they wake me up. They will litterally climb on me, bump there little heads against mine, meow in my face, and they won't stop until I get up and feed them. Sometimes it's only for a few bites. My cats are a little bit on the heavy side, except one, but they're not obese, and they are all indoor cats. I take them to the vet and he hasn't said anything bad about their health, they're all very healthy cats.

7:07AM PDT on May 1, 2012

I have a cat who looks just like the one in the photo...except FATTER. And an aunt who's a vet.
She told me 5 years ago to feed him only canned food...protein. And that he should never 'free feed'.
So...I did that...and he's UP 3 lbs.
And yes, I've had him tested for everything. He's just...fat. And sedentary. And half Mainecoon.
My two dogs are in great shape. I just can't manage my cat at all. Any other suggestions? I've tried leashes (ha!), playing with him more, cat nip...really, nothing works. Now he's going on 12 years, I just let him be fat. He certainly seems happier that way.

10:48PM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

Thank you!

3:34PM PDT on Oct 16, 2011

Cats, like people, are all different. I used to always let food out and never had a problem. Then a year ago I got Sophie. It wasn't long before she was a plump little kitty. I then read only feed twice a day. She hates it but I have changed to doing that. She has slimmed down some and will probably loose more.

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