Once upon a time, Bubba tipped the scales at nearly 24 pounds. He is now diabetic and about 14 pounds. Hardly a bag of bones but the obesity that defined Bubba’s middle years means he must patiently endure daily shots of insulin for the rest of his life.
He was so huge at one point two burly Russian movers nearly dropped a dressing in fear. One waved a massive finger in Bubba’s direction and asked, “Dog… or cat?”
Fat cats are cute, funny and great for cuddling but like humans they pay the price.
I came across a video on YouTube that makes a point — without lecturing.
OK, you’ve had a giggle, now click on this chart for a guide to skinny, fat, fatter and life-threatening fat. Also click on some of the resources on this page for more information.