Took my large foster cat to the vets today and he weighs in at 8.96kg, dont know what it is in pounds sorry, but extremely heavy, even the weights on the obesity diet don't go up that high!! The vet has basically said that he needs to lose 3kg as he is at a serious risk of a lot of health probs (which i knew anyway, but he has only been here 2 weeks). I have to feed him light food, and if it isnt making a difference in 6 weeks he has to go on obesity food. He has brown teeth, but there is no way they can put him under an anaesthetic due to his size. He is going to stay as a long term foster till we have got his weight reduced by a fair bit. Any tips to get him to lose weight? Premium food is an issue as i live in the UK and we dont have a decent pet shop nearby, so he is on James Wellbeloved at the moment - apparently he needs high fibre foods to fill him up!!
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8/8/05 at 1:27pm