The nutritional status is crucial to your cat’s health. Ideally, your cat should not be overweight; but he should not be too thin either. If you are concerned that your pet is too thin, here are some ways to determine his body condition.
If your cat is normal, you will feel a thin layer of fat, and you will be able to feel the ribs, although you won’t be able to see them. If your cat is too thin, you will readily feel the ribs, and you will see them, too.
If you feel that your cat is too thin, contact your veterinarian. Tests may need to be performed to eliminate underlying disease as a cause of the thinness. In addition, your veterinarian can help you improve your cat’s body condition and overall health.