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Feature November 2014 Issue

Abnormal Weight Loss in Cats

In addition to regular veterinary checkups, you should get into the habit of regularly weighing your cat from an early age.

Abnormal Weight Loss in Cats

Dramatic decline in a catís weight can be due to a variety of causes. You should seek veterinary attention whenever there is any noticeable weight fluctuation.

Although obesity is a major and persistent feline health problem, with an estimated 40 percent or more of cats living in U.S. homes significantly or grossly overweight, owners should also be aware of the many and frequently severe hazards associated with its opposite ó significant weight loss over a brief period of time.

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