Posts tagged "overweight cat"

Reader Questions: Fat Cats; West Nile and Pets; Sexxing a Bunny

Reader Questions: Fat Cats; West Nile and Pets; Sexxing a Bunny
Q: You recently wrote that half of all cats are fat. Is that because they’re indoors all the time? If so, shouldn’t they at least spend some time outside; it seems beneficial for the exercise. — G.C., Tulsa, OK A: Keeping cats indoors is not the problem, however there are a myriad of other factors... Read more »

Purina Cat Food Recall

Purina Cat Food Recall
ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2012  — Nestle Purina PetCare (NPP) is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of its Purina Veterinary Diets® OM Overweight Management canned cat food, available through veterinarians in the U.S. and Canada.  This precautionary measure is being taken in response to one consumer complaint received by FDA.  Analytical testing of the product... Read more »

Killed Her Cat with Love, 39 Pound Cat Dies

Killed Her Cat with Love, 39 Pound Cat Dies
The ultimate fat cat passed of apparent complications related to morbid obesity, according to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society. Last month, the shelter accepted the cat, named Meow, who tipped the scale at 39 lbs. It’s unknown exactly how a cat that should weight less than a third of what he is... Read more »
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Nearly 40-Pound Cat Needs Home

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Very hefty cat VERY much needs to lose weight.

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?
ORLANDO, FLA. — These reader questions from my Tribune Media Services newspaper column were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference , Jan.14-18. Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of canned food each morning... Read more »

Is This Cat Named Garfield?

All this cat needs is a beer:
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