Sarah Swainson
2 minute read
17 May 2020
11:02 am

Fat cat: How to get your feline friend moving

Sarah Swainson

The amount of exercise needed may vary, depending on the breed and age of your cat.

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Cats are probably not as excited as dogs have been to have their humans around during lockdown, as they are such independent creatures. However, something that will probably have perked them up considerably is the fact that snacks are probably being handed out a lot more frequently and this undoubtedly will lead to weight gain! The quickest way to determine kitty’s ideal weight is to run your hands along its sides and if you can feel the ribs with a tiny bit of pressure, then your cat is most probably the ideal weight. If you have to press firmly your...