Cat Weight Loss: How You Can Help Your Cat Lose Weight

It can be tricky to help your overweight cat lose weight.

In the wild, cats expend a lot of energy hunting for food. Now that they're domesticated, it's easy for housecats to become overweight. Getting your cat to shed unwanted pounds can be more difficult than getting yourself to the gym six days a week. It's hard to know where to start. Here are a few tips for helping your cat lose weight.

Don't change your cat's diet suddenly because it can cause GI problems or your cat may stop eating. It is very important that overweight cats don't stop eating or lose weight too quickly because this can result in fatty liver disease, which can be life-threatening. Consult with your veterinarian before changing diets or drastically decreasing the amount of food you give her.

Using these tips can help your cat safely lose weight and live a longer, happier life.

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