Feeding the overweight cat is, at the same time, both the easiest and the most complex task. With few exceptions — like the Maine Coon at the large end and the emaciated looking Siamese at the small end — the ideal target weight for most cats is approximately ten pounds.
Unlike with dogs, we know the exact size of the thin cat inside Garfield and how many calories he needs. But administering that feeding program is nearly impossible.
Cat eating behavior makes scheduled feedings very difficult, especially for working owners.
The unique carnivorous feline metabolism can put a dieting cat at risk for potentially fatal liver problems. The multi-cat household adds even more challenge and frustration.
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