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What Appetite Changes Can Mean on Cats

What Appetite Changes Can Mean on Cats

A shift in eating habits can be harder to spot in a multicat household, but eating too much or too little are red flags that require your attention

You’d think it would be relatively easy to spot when a cat’s appetite is flagging — or revving up. “If you have one cat, it’s fairly obvious when your cat is not eating the same amount of food,” explains Linda A. Ross, DVM, associate professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. “But the majority of cat owners have more than one cat. When you live with two...

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