Hopefully the diet program will inspire other cat owners to help their plus-sized cats get in shape. Overweight cats are more prone to serious health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, joint deterioration, cardiovascular disease, and back problems. Pet parents play a vital role in helping their cat lose its extra pounds. Food should contain quality proteins and vegetables, avoid food with by-products, a good diet can help them stay healthier longer. Exercise is also key to weight loss success. Use toys to help your cat run, stretch, and climb.
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