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You Love Spoiling Your Cat, but Should You?

If you're looking for ways to spoil your cat, be sure you know what's good for her and what isn't.

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Will My Cat Love Me Less If I Feed Her Less?

If your cat is overweight, you may be concerned that she'll be mad at you if you put her on a diet. A scientific study sheds light on the truth of that concern.

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Fatty Liver Disease in Cats (Hepatic Lipidosis)

Care is necessary when deciding how to help your cat lose weight. Fatty liver disease (hepatic lipidosis) is a dangerous illness that occurs secondary to very rapid weight loss in overweight cats.

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Hands-On Guide to Checking if Your Cat Is at a Good Weight

Here's a quick, cat-friendly way, using your hands and eyes, to determine whether your cat is too plump, too thin, or in the right weight zone.

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Obesity In Cats: Overview of Dangers and Solutions

An alarming proportion of housecats are overweight—mostly because they don't get enough exercise and their people feed them too much. This article alerts you to the many dangers of obesity in cats, and how to initiate a safe slimming program for kitty.

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