obesity in cats

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 cat to […]

by DogTime Staff
October 26th, 2012

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 fostering the […]

by DogTime Staff
September 21st, 2012

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 Facebook […]

by CatTime
February 28th, 2012
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