So how do I know if my cat is obese?
Life Does your cat polish your floor with his stomach as he walks? Is his food bowl bigger than your head??? Do you grunt when you try to pick him up??? Does he bounce when he lands on the floor? Do you spend more on his food bill than your own? People see fat cats as subjects of humor. They make cartoons with cute captions, manipulate photos into amusing cards, and crack jokes about their rotund companions. As harmless as it seems, obesity in our feline companions is not a joke. The health risks are very real. For nearly 40% of American cats, their lives will be shortened by years due to this preventable problem. All cat owners should know if their cat is obese, what problems are associated with obesity, what causes obesity, and how to fix the problem. So how do I know if my cat is obese? Obesity is commonly defined as being more than 20% above the ideal