Fat Cats are Unhealthy Cats: Is Your Pet Overweight?

Cat Exam_iStock_000055731864_LargeEveryone seems to love fat cats. You can’t go a day without seeing some funny fat cat meme pop up in your Facebook feed. And, until recently, the topic of overweight and obese pets did not seem to garner much attention – after all, they’re cute, right?

Unfortunately, obesity in domestic pets is on the rise. It is estimated that over 57% of all cats in the United States are considered obese or overweight.

So, what is the problem with a cat being a bit on the plump side? The problems are many. Continue…