Charity Mews: Healthy eating diet for podgy puss nearly twice her ideal weight

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Hi everyone,

Please find below a story from our friends at CATS Protection who have recently rescued an overweight cat. Good luck Muffin in finding your forever home! 🙂

A podgy puss who tips the scales at nearly twice her ideal weight has a double challenge ahead – shed the pounds and find a new home.

Eight-year-old Muffin was taken in by Cats Protection’s National Cat Adoption Centre in Lewes Road, Chelwood Gate, because her previous owner had moved and could no longer keep her.

Weighing in at a hefty 9.9kg, the tortoiseshell moggy is nearly twice her ideal weight of 5kg and has been placed on a special diet to help her slim down.

Although she is severely obese, Muffin has no other health problems and staff at the centre say they’ve been charmed by her sweet-natured personality.

Cats Protection’s Field Veterinary Officer Vanessa Howie said Muffin was immediately…

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