6 Health Risks for Overweight Cats

6 Health Risks for Overweight Cats

According to a clinical survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 58.9% of cats are clinically overweight.

6 Health Risks for Overweight Cats are:

  • Diabetes: obese cats are 2­–4 times more likely to develop diabetes
  • Arthritis: obese cats are 3–5 times more likely to develop arthritis
  • Flaky, dry skin or acne: skin problems are two times more common in overweight cats
  • Greater risk when undergoing surgery/anesthesia
  • Poor liver function due to fat buildup in the liver
  • Decreased lifespan/quality of life

 

Source: oxyfresh.com