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Journal June 2009 (Vol 31, No 6)

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Feline Obesity: Clinical Recognition and Management

1. A cat with an ideal weight of ____ lb and an actual weight of ____ lb would meet the currently accepted definition of obese.
2. Cats digest carbohydrates differently from omnivores because they
3. Which feeding approach is most likely to lead to healthy weight loss?
4. Risk factors for obesity in cats include
5. Successful weight loss in obese cats is characterized by all of the following except
6. Which condition has not been associated with obesity in cats?
7. Which clinical method of evaluating body fat mass in cats is most likely to be affected by technical issues?
8. In neutered cats, energy intake recommendations on commercial food labels must be decreased by approximately ________ to prevent the development of obesity.
9. Which statement regarding label recommendations for feeding cats is true?
10. Weight-loss diets for obese cats should contain ________ ME of protein to promote fat loss and prevent loss of muscle mass.
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