my one year is a skinny cat

by Derek

My male cat is about 1 year old has been neutered about 3 months ago, he is very thin, sleeps most of the day but must go hunting because of all the seeds stuck to his coat in the morning,when I do see him moving its always on the run. his short coat has a good gloss but he is moulting a lot at present (hot July) He eats a full bowl of cat meat twice a day and has access to dry food all day. he was wormed about 3 weeks ago, why is he so skinney?

Answer by KAte
It is funny you should ask this, i am in the same situation with one of my 1 year kittens. Same situation really he eats well, looks healthy has a good coat and has seeds stuck to his tail every morning, but is very thin. I have wormed him but wonder if he is eating mice etc and this may have caused worms anyway.

I will be taking my cat to the vets soon for his annual booster injection and so will ask then. it is a puzzle to me too, so I am afraid I can't answer your question. it is good to know though that i am not alone in this, I was beginning to really worry myself.

if you have not wormed your cat then perhaps it would be a good idea to do so.

best wishes Kate

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by: Sals

Hi. I'm going through the same thing. But I have other cats who have access to her food unfortunately. I'm in a rented appartment so I can't get an electronic cat flap . She has a small frame and her coat is shiny. She has been dewormed so Check out for little visitors.

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