Do you think that your cat may not just be fluffy...that she may be carrying on a little more weight than she should? Obese cats are less healthy than lean cats and are at risk of developing several conditions.
Keeping a close check on your kitty’s weight is a good idea to ensure that she’s healthy. In this blog post, we will help you answer the question, “Is my cat obese?” in detail.
Did you know that nearly 60 percent of all cats in the United States are overweight or obese?
There isn’t a tricky code that you need to crack in order to determine whether or not your cat is obese. If your cat is 20% heavier than her ‘ideal’ weight, she’s in the obese category.
Here’s a simple hack that can help you determine whether your cat is obese or is just fluffy:
It is best to ask your vet if your kitty is overweight during her annual examination to be 100% sure.
Obese cats are at higher risk for developing the following:
Obesity can also lower a cat’s lifespan.
Does your kitty need to slim down?
If so, there are several things that you can do to help your furry friend shed those pounds.
Have you ever owned an overweight cat? Tell us how you dealt with it in the comments section!
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