# At what weight does a cat become obese?

## At what weight does a cat become obese?

Using body weight as a guide, cats are considered to be overweight when they weigh 10-20% above their ideal body weight. They are considered obese when they weigh 20% or more above their ideal body weight.

## How can I predict my cat’s weight?

The basic rule of thumb is that the average-sized cat will gain about 1 pound a month, so at six months of age, your kitten should weigh about 6 pounds with a lanky torso and legs. It may seem a little disproportionate, but your kitten will soon grow into its long legs and body just like a human preteen does.

What’s the average weight for a house cat?

Cat/Mass

### Is there an average weight for a cat?

It’s impossible to identify a true average cat weight because no cat is average, and every breed is unique. Only you and your veterinarian can determine your cat’s ideal body condition and come up with a plan to help her achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

### Can You Check Your Cat’s weight by age?

All in all, with a little patience and veterinary input, you’ll have your fluff ball back to a healthy weight in no time. You can now check the cat weight chart but keep in mind the Weight value in kg and cat weight by age. Wait! What? Your cat is gaining weight.

How can I tell if my cat is gaining weight?

With the aid of a cat weight chart, you can easily spot your cat’s increased weight. Before you start checking Charts, first check your cat weight with your fingertips. What how?

#### How do you calculate the weight of a cat carrier?

Record the weight of the carrier without your cat in it. Then subtract the weight of the carrier from the weight of the carrier with your cat in it. The resulting number is your cat’s weight. For example, if the carrier plus your cat weighs 22 pounds and the carrier weighs 5 pounds, then subtract 5 from 22 to get a total of 17 pounds.

#### Is it possible to make a cat weight chart?

It is difficult to create a chart that has exact weights because the healthy weight for a cat can vary with the size, sex, age and breed. It is much more accurate to assess your cat’s weight visually and manually.

What should the average weight of a domestic cat be?

Ideal Weight for Cats. Most domestic cats should weigh about 10 pounds, though that can vary by breed and frame. A Siamese cat may weigh as few as 5 pounds, while a Maine Coon can be 25 pounds and healthy.

## How much weight can a 10 pound cat lose?

But a pound weight loss in a 10 pound cat is loss of 10% of the cat’s body weight. That is significant. Too often, I have seen cats brought in for an examination only after they look like the cat to the left and this is MUCH too late! Unfortunately, when you look at your cat, you may not notice early weight loss.

All in all, with a little patience and veterinary input, you’ll have your fluff ball back to a healthy weight in no time. You can now check the cat weight chart but keep in mind the Weight value in kg and cat weight by age. Wait! What? Your cat is gaining weight.