Over-weight cats

In 2018, an estimated 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the United States were overweight or obese.

Pet Obesity Remains a Serious Health Threat, Pet Owners and Veterinary Professionals Confront Conflicting Nutritional and Weight Loss Advice

THE FELINE DAILY CALORIE ESTIMATOR WILL DO ALL THE MATH FOR YOU!

THE FELINE DAILY CALORIE ESTIMATOR WILL DO ALL THE MATH FOR YOU!

Ideal weight in pounds divided by 2.2 give you weight in kilograms (kg)

  • Calculate the Resting Energy Requirements (RER) based on this ideal weight

  • RER in kcal/day =

    • [70 x (ideal weight in kg)] ^¾ or [70 x (ideal weight in kg)] to the ¾ power or

    • 30(ideal or target body weight in kilograms) + 70

  • For weight loss in cats multiply RER times 0.8

    https://petobesityprevention.org/weight-loss-cats

“Obesity-related diseases are often entirely preventable” “Most of them shorten an already short lifespan and often destroy the animal's quality of life along the way.”

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