Picture of monumental domestic cat

I have described this grey tabby domestic cat as ‘monumental’ because the style of the photograph and the subject matter gives me this feeling. It is because (a) the cat is very obese and (b) the photographer used a slight telephoto lens which compresses the perspective which in turn gives that monumental, statuesque appearance. It is as if the cat has been carved from granite like a monument.

Picture of monumental domestic cat
Picture of monumental domestic cat. The picture is by Ian McGlasham/Alamy Stock Photo.
Two useful tags. Click either to see the articles: Toxic to cats | Dangers to cats

Most cat owners are, by now, aware of the domestic cat obesity crisis. We are told that there are too many overweight cats which drives another crisis: feline sugar diabetes. That’s on the rise too. Sounds familiar? It should because it reflects what is going on with humans. There is a connection. It is not coincidence. I’ll leave it to you to figure out and in the meantime here are some articles on domestic cat obesity:

Gross obesity in a domestic cat

A good example of domestic cat exploitation on TikTok showing a grossly obese cat

To the best of my knowledge, TikTok is infamous for featuring animal exploitation videos. By this I mean animals such ...
2022 - the world's most obese domestic cat

How do you define cat obesity and human obesity?

The definition for obesity if different for cats and people. Surprisingly for domestic cats 'obesity' is defined as 'greater than ...
How does obesity affect cats?

How does obesity affect cats?

The question in the title is current as according to VCA Hospitals in the United States, almost 60% of domestic ...
Do domestic cats like the taste of salt?

Do domestic cats like the taste of salt? Plus info on flavour and odour enhancers.

The internet provides discombobulated information on this topic! For example, the website Excited Cats tells me that cats like salt ...
Patches an obese cat at 40.3 pounds prior to adoption

Online invitations to adopt a 40.3-pound grossly obese cat went viral. Good or bad?

NEWS AND COMMENT: I think that it is worthwhile discussing this story from the point of view of ethics. Something ...
Obese tabby cat

There is no such thing as a fat cat any more. Okay!?

British citizens and citizens of other countries may have recognised the latest developments in the woke movement. It concerns sensitivity ...

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Useful tag. Click to see the articles: Cat behavior

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