Old Skinny Cats: What Causes Weight Loss?

March 3, 2017

Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline), practice owner of the Cat Hospital of Portland, chair of the Cat Friendly Program, explains what causes weight loss in cats.

Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline), practice owner of the Cat Hospital of Portland, chair of the Cat Friendly Program, explains what causes weight loss in cats. Cats that are not getting enough protein will not have an adequate amount of muscle. She says there is currently work being done on determining the correct amount of protein hypercarnivores really need.