Cat Weight Loss Specialist Butler PA

Like their tubby human counterparts, cats gain weight because of lack of exercise and a poor diet, and those extra pounds can lead to diabetes, liver disease, heart and renal failure, and arthritis.

Myoma Animal Hospital
(724) 453-4906
1230 Mars Evans City Rd
Mars, PA
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Bradford Hills Veterinary Hospital
(724) 453-4908
13055 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA
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New Patients Welcome!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Animal Microchipping, Declawing, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Berry, Kim, Dvm - Butler Veterinary Assoc Inc
(724) 283-2345
1761 N Main Street Ext
Butler, PA

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Deer Creek Animal Hospital
(724) 282-0006
388 Saxonburg Rd
Butler, PA

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Animal Clinic Of Butler
(724) 789-7000
827 Evans City Rd
Renfrew, PA

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Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital
(724) 213-9345
131 Branchton Rd
Slippery Rock, PA
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One per patient seen by the veterinarian.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Declawing, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Surgery

VCA Duncan Manor Animal Hospital
(412) 326-9961
1720 Ferguson Rd
Allison Park, PA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Wilson, Amy M, Dvm - Butler Veterinary Assoc Inc
(724) 283-2345
1761 N Main Street Ext
Butler, PA

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Suburban Animal Clinic
(724) 287-5289
101 Thorncrest Dr
Butler, PA

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Meridian Equine Assoc
(724) 482-2945
234 Smith Rd
Renfrew, PA

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Time to Put Kitty on a Diet?

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By Nora Simmons

We laugh about our fat cats, but it’s no joke that 45 percent of cats in the US are overweight or obese, and that the incidence of feline diabetes has increased fivefold in the last 30 years. Like their tubby human counterparts, cats gain weight because of lack of exercise and a poor diet, and those extra pounds can lead to diabetes, liver disease, heart and renal failure, and arthritis. Help your flabby feline lose weight and keep it off with this diet plan from Regina Schwabe, DVM, of Pamplin Animal Wellness Services in Pamplin, Virginia.

1. Before putting your puss on a diet, have your vet test his kidney, liver, and thyroid functions.

2. Ditch the dry food, which is too high in carbs for cats, and think the “Catkins” diet: 40 percent to 45 percent protein, 40 percent to 45 percent fat, and only 3 percent to 5 percent carbs. A high-quality canned or raw food is best, but make the change slowly because if Garfield goes on a hunger strike, he can quickly develop feline fatty-liver syndrome, which can be deadly.

3. Feed him about 2 percent of his body weight in three to four small daily meals, and provide plenty of fresh water.

4. Get him off his rump as much as possible. “One strategy,” says Schwabe, “is to place the food in several small dishes scattered about the house to encourage searching behavior.”

Author: Nora Simmons

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