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Two stone fat cat put on strict diet after getting wedged in his flap

Two stone fat cat put on strict diet after getting wedged in his flap

A massively overweight fat cat has been put on a strict diet after getting stuck in his flap.

Worried owner Molly Oliver, 68, considered Sooty’s weight gain to be harmless but decided he ought to to the vets when she had to prise him free from the door last month.

Vets were amazed to see the six-year-old had piled on the pounds since his last visit, tipping the scales at almost two stone – three times the size of a normal cat.

Animal lover Molly blamed over-generous locals for her pet’s size – although she has now put her moggy on a strict low-calorie diet.

Luckily he has so far lost enough to be able to get in and out of his own house.

Molly said: “He’s always been quite big but I feed him exactly the same amount as any other cat.

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2 Responses to this Article, So Far

  1. Avatar Adriana says:

    Try feeding more wet food and less dry. I have an overweight cat and this was my vet’s suggestion. (In addition to switching to diet dry food.) He’s been on the wet diet for about a month now and it appears to be working.

    Apparently, wet food has lower calories and carbohydrate levels than dry. Wet food also provides water, which is crucial to a cat’s health. This is a more natural way for cats to eat – getting hydrated through the meat from a fresh kill.

    Use diet dry food as treats. My cat doesn’t like exercise, but he loves food. To get him to run around, I throw “treats” back and forth across the living room.

  2. my cats are doing very well on Holistic Health Extension For Cats anyone else feed there cats this stuff?

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