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Half of America’s cats are overweight or obese, study finds

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America is a fat cat disease.

And it’s not just the particular “chonky” a 26-pound big boy, BeeJay, who made headlines when he was up for adoption in Philadelphia, pennsylvania, home, of New York city’s own, the 40 pounds of Barsik, who is so fat he needs a buggy to get around. More than 50 per cent of the nation’s kitties are overweight or obese, according to a new study from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

The extra weight can mean extra fluff and cuteness, but also have additional health problems that can affect a fat cat, and the quality of life, researchers say.

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“Just like with humans, there are complications associated with obesity such as joint disease,” says veterinary school’s nutrition and assistant professor. Megan Shepherd, in a statement.

For the many years of study, which is full disclosure, which is sponsored by the pet food brand Purina — enrolled in 44 fat cats, and gave them each a personalised weight loss plans to see what works best for you in order to help females to lose weight.

“We hear it all the time for cats to have owners want their cats to lose weight is because they understand how important it is to keep their cat’s ideal body weight,” says clinical nutrition resident, Dr. Lauren Dodd.

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However, just as with people, sticking to a diet can be difficult for the big cats. The study reported several ways the owners have given their cats to shed the pounds.

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The fat cat, Miko Palace, new toys and loving [him] to death” by over-feeding-made for you a successful weight-loss regime.

“We knew he had a problem with it, but we didn’t know the extent of the problem,” says Erin Shibley, the mother of the Theft, which was 17.6 pounds, when he was in the course of the last year. Now, he’s just a little more than 14 pounds, and is a lot more”, and “it was a happier cat for it,” said Shibley.

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Other effective treatments include the cats to “eat vegetables as a low calorie snack, but even on the diet plan, along with them, and if a cat’s owner, according to a news release. Some of the cats, the owners have tried to help you and their chubby pets is to send them to fat camp.

Dodd will be the study of the complete findings will be available later this year.

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It’s a step in the right direction from the days when the Himmy, is a 46-pound, the Australian wrote, ” held the Guinness World Record for the largest cat. Himmy was the last cat to have the honor of Guinness stopped the contest shortly after his death, and to discourage the pet to be overweight or obese.

This article was originally published in the New York Post.

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