3 Must-reads on feline obesity


3 articles to help cat patients achieve a healthy weight

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According to VCA Animal Hospitals, about 30 to 35% of the general cat population is obese.1 That's why we have showcased 3 articles providing expert insight on helping these feline patients attain a healthier weight to prevent disease and other health complications.

From innovative ways to help a cat lose pounds to weight management pointers for clients—there's something for everyone. Happy reading!

  1. When cats get hangry: This study revealed the challenges with calorie restriction and how to combat them so that a cat can reach its goal weight.
  2. Exercise is key to weight management in cats: Joan Capuzzi, VMD, outlines methods for supporting weight loss including physical activity, creative mealtime strategies, and more.
  3. Cats: winning the weight loss war: A veterinarian provides tips and tricks on educating clients on a balanced diet, portion control, and beyond to improve their feline's health.


Williams K, Downing R. Obesity in cats. VCA Animal Hospitals. Accessed April 6, 2022. https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/obesity-in-cats

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