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Pet Insurance has some disturbing news for cat caretakers. For the
fourth year in a row, claims for obesity-related illnesses have gone up. VPI policyholders filed for more than $52 million
in claims for conditions and diseases that can be related to obesity in
both cats and dogs, up 7.3 percent from the previous year.
These were the top 10 obesity-related illnesses in cats.
- Bladder/urinary tract disease
- Chronic kidney disease
- Liver disease
- High blood pressure
- Heart failure
- Gall bladder disorder
- Immobility of the spine.
are our cats getting so fat? Their sedentary, strictly-indoor lifestyle
is partly to blame. But the main culprit is those high-carb,