obesity in cats

  • Blue and Bella: Two large cats left at Kansas City shelter

    Blue and Bella: Two large cats left at Kansas City shelter

    Here we go again. According to CBS5az.com, two cats were left at a Kansas City, Mo., municipal shelter on Wednesday. The two felines, named Blue and Bella, respectively weigh 32 and 22 pounds; both are Siamese mixes. Blue can hardly walk, and has trouble breathing. The story claims it takes two people to carry the […]

  • UPDATE 2: Skinny finds a forever home

    UPDATE 2: Skinny finds a forever home

    UPDATE 2: According to Neighborsgo.com, Skinny has been adopted by a veterinarian, and shed six pounds. Dr. Brittney Barton, who was overseeing Skinny’s care, adopted the portly feline, who was found as a stray weighing 40 pounds. The cat now weighs 34 pounds; an average cat weighs less than half that amount. Barton has been […]

  • A 30-pound cat motivates others to give and slim down

    A 30-pound cat motivates others to give and slim down

    A 30-pound cat left at a shelter in Canada late last year is helping others — and not just fellow felines. The feline was left at the Fredericton SPCA in a box that was taped shut. The cat, named Tiny, has become something of an Internet sensation: he has more than 2,100 friends on his […]