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Overweight Cat Help

Many cats are overweight. Weight gain can lead to arthritis, reduced mobility, and type 2 diabetes in kitties.

Is my cat fat?


Probably. Many indoor kitties are overweight. You should be able to feel your cat’s ribs with a bit of padding over them, and she should have a bit of a waist when viewed from above. If you are unsure, bring them in for a nutritional consult with one of our registered veterinary technicians.

How can my cat lose weight? Weight loss tips?


Measuring out the daily portion of food, rather than free feeding, is ideal. Limit table foods and treats. A lower carbohydrate canned food can help encourage weight loss. Encourage exercise with frequent play sessions, hiding food in treat bowls and making your cat work for her food!

What is offered in nutritional consultation?


An assessment of your cat’s weight, a calculation of daily calories needed to maintain or lose weight, and a discussion of food choices to best meet your kitty’s needs.

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