From The Vet: 3 Ways To Tell If Your Cat Is Eating Too Much

A cat needs to eat only enough to maintain her daily energy loss and no excess body fat. If your cat is overweight, she is eating too much. We know that obesity shortens lives and impacts overall health, and this is true for cats, too. Overweight cats are at increased risk for obesity-related diseases, like diabetes and hepatic lipidosis. (Those sound scary, don’t they? They can be!) The trouble is, when you see your cat every day, it is hard … Read more

5 Serious Risks Associated With Feline Obesity

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59% of cats in the United States are overweight or obese. That means over half of our cats are suffering from a very preventable condition – enough that there is an entire organization dedicated to counter its prevalence. This is because obesity attributes to, or directly causes, so many health conditions. The best way to stay healthy is to prevent disease and illness, so making sure our cats are a … Read more