An Obese Cat is Likely to Have Many Health Problems and a Reduced Life Expectancy
The number of obese cats is increasing at a fast rate. An obese cat is far more likely to suffer from health problems than a cat that’s a healthy weight. This article lists the main health problems that obese cats face, and tells you how you can check if your cat is overweight.
Some of the most common cat health problems that obese cats face are:
The strain on the heart and clogging up of the blood vessels can cause heart failure or a heart attack.
Extra fat on the chest prevents proper lung expansion, so the cat gets out of breath easily. Lung
infections such as bronchitis are more likely to develop.
The extra weight the cat’s skeleton has to carry takes its toll. Stiff joints, back