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theatlantic:

Study: 50% of U.S. Cats and Dogs Are Overweight

Maverick, a cat enrolled in the Pet Fit Club, was declared by his vet to be the biggest cat he had ever seen. His owners couldn’t help but give in to his cries for more food than he needed, until he reached the point where he was having trouble breathing. And even for a cat, he was sleeping too much.

Read more. [Images: PDSA]

Have any of you ever had to give a cat with diabetes shots everyday? It’s not fun. Put your fuzzy friends on responsible and healthy diets!

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    I believe Samson accounts for 15% of this value.
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    Click through for pictures of an actual chubby bunny. (My favorite.)
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    NO! STALL CANCER RESEARCH, THIS IS A PROBLEM THAT MUST BE SOLVED IMMEDIATELY!
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    LOOK, SOMETIMES YOU FEED THE CAT A RESTRICTED GRAIN-FREE DIET AND PLAY WITH HIM AND TRY TO GET HIM TO LOSE WEIGHT BUT IT...
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    What does this tell you about their humans?
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    100% of the cats in my apartment are also overweight
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    the real usa obesity epidemic.