Diabetes to become number 1 cat disease
Feline diabetes is about to become the number 1 disease in
As a result of eating more and exercising less, more than
a third of cats are overweight and the number of cases of the disease has risen
five-fold in 30 years. Edinburgh University researchers estimate that one
in 230 - or up to 400,000 pet cats - is diabetic.Also problem in
Cats are not the only pets to be losing the battle of the
bulge. A quarter of dogs are clinically obese and overweight rabbits and even
hamsters are also a common sight in vets' surgeries.Burmese
suffer three times more of diabetes than other cats. Researchers recommend to
leave your cat more outdoors, to get some exercise.
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