cat weight

Unwillingness to eat: a classic sign that a cat is dying of old age

People search for signs that their cat is dying of old age. I have just read about a 31-year-old Maine…

1 week ago

I can feel my cat’s ribs

For a cat of ideal weight, there is a layer of subcutaneous fat over their ribs which provides padding and…

2 weeks ago

I can feel my cat’s backbone

The question is asking whether your cat is underweight if you can feel the vertebrae running down the spine. I…

2 months ago

How much weight should my obese cat lose each week?

To be on the safe side check that your cat is not obese for medical reasons and that it is…

4 months ago

Heaviest domestic cat on record

It appears that no domestic cat has beaten Himmy as the heaviest domestic cat on record. Dr Desmond Morris discusses…

5 months ago

How to help your cat lose weight

A lot has been written on how to help your cat lose weight. You can overcomplicate it or you can…

7 months ago

Reasons why some cat owners have overweight cats

Although this is a complicated subject and there are many reasons why some cat owners allow their cats to become…

8 months ago

UK veterinarians are buying lifting equipment for fat cats and porky pooches

The pet obesity crisis in the UK is a constant source of news. It is worrying. I was surprised to…

8 months ago

Do spayed and neutered cats put on weight?

The answer is that spayed and neutered domestic cats 'tended to be heavier than those that weren't'. So the answer…

8 months ago

Do domestic cats overeat to alleviate stress?

This is a discussion post. I don't know the answer and neither do the scientists as far as I aware.…

9 months ago