A cute little look, an adorable mew, a gentle snuggle… cats definitely know what strings to pull when it comes to getting treats. But before you know it, the pounds are piling on pretty quickly. Discover the key points behind managing your cat’s weight and what you should bear in mind.
There are plenty of reasons for and against giving your cat free rein to roam where he or she pleases. This is something you have to figure out for yourself. But whatever you decide, the fact remains that outdoor cats are on the move much more and manage to stave off obesity on their own. If you have a definite house cat, however, you should take the time to play with him or her for 30–60 minutes at least three times a day to ensure your pet gets the physical activity he or she needs.
If your cat is already overweight, then you need a dietary solution that helps to break down fat while also building up muscle. Meals should also be served in several small portions throughout the day.
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Cute little fur-ball: nothing is sweeter than a newborn kitten. Discover now what to look out for when rearing and how to correctly provide for them.
Exploring, hunting, climbing and playing are all very much in your cat’s nature. But house cats are restricted in how much they can pursue these natural instincts. To make sure your cat doesn’t get bored, we’ve put together a few great ideas that will also keep your cat both mentally and physically fit – even around the house.
Some people can eat everything while others don’t react well to certain ingredients – this is exactly the same for cats.