Overfeeding, offering excessive portions, or too many treats can lead to weight gain in cats.
Lack of physical activity and exercise contributes to cat obesity. Encouraging play and movement is essential.
Feeding high-calorie or low-nutrient diets can lead to excessive calorie intake, resulting in obesity.
Irregular feeding schedules and free-feeding can disrupt a cat's natural hunger and fullness cues.
Certain medical conditions, such as thyroid problems or diabetes, can contribute to cat obesity.
Cats may overeat when stressed or bored. Providing mental stimulation can help prevent overeating.
Preventing cat obesity involves proper portion control, regular exercise, and monitoring your cat's weight and health.