Working With Your Cat To Lose Weight

You're reading Working With Your Cat To Lose Weight, posted on Thursday, June 25th, 2009 at 10:44 am in Mammals, on BrainBloggers at the Animals blog. More after the jump.

Cats make good pets because they enjoy to snuggle and they can practically take care of themselves. They are likewise one of the laziest animals that you will ever see. Numerous cats spend their days consuming and lying around in the sunshine and cleaning themselves.

Unlike dogs they do not wish to run around outside or even in the home unless somebody is going to run with them. Because of this they will become fat. You don’t want this to happen to your cat because it is able to damage their bodies and place them at risk for more serious health troubles. Use these assistive points to keep your cat from gaining unnecessary weight.

Food Control

One of the better things that you have the ability to do is to watch the quantity of food they are eating up. Endeavor to buy food that is healthy for their bodies and give small quantities to them three or four times every day. Giving your pet some snacks is not a bad thing – but don’t do it too often. Only give it to them when they have done something that earns it.


It can be weird to put your cat on a leash and walk them around the neighborhood – but if dogs have the ability to do it why not cats? You need to purchase unique leashes and harnesses for your cat and walk with them. You may need to ease them into this new thing because many cats do not like the leashes.


Your cat is not the only thing that has to get up and move around every now and then. Purchase some play cat toys that you believe they will have fun with and that possibly have some bells on the end of it. Some of these toys have strings attached to them so that you can swing it over their heads and make them seek to grab hold of it.