Weight Loss Programs For Cats
The average domestic cat should weigh approximately eight to ten pounds. if your cat is 18 pounds, you can calculate its ideal weight to be 10 to 12 pounds. a basic formula for weight loss in cats is: ideal weight in pounds divided by 2.2 give you weight in kilograms (kg) calculate the resting energy requirements (rer) based on this ideal weight. How much to feed for weight loss. dr. colleran advises to feed 40-50 kcal per kilogram (1 kilogram equals 2.2 pounds, 1 pound equals 0.45 kilograms) times the cat’s target weight times 60-70%. this means that if your cat should weigh 10 pounds, she should eat between 108 and 157 kcal per day.. A healthy weight loss would be close to one pound per month. some cats may need to go slower while others may shed the pounds more quickly. for most cats, the secret to weight loss is a dedicated, committed and concerned family. cats don't understand that their excess weight is killing them..