visual body check

Visual body check - weight control for your cat

Here is a small overview of the weight classes of your cat. Find out at a glance whether your pet is underweight, ideal weight or even overweight. 



Is my cat UNDERWEIGHT?


  1. waist is clearly visible
  2. ribs and hip bones are visible, protruding
  3. belly line runs upwards
  4. no fat layer palpable



Does my cat have IDEAL WEIGHT?


  1. well proportioned
  2. ribs not visible, palpable with light pressure
  3. slighly elevated belly
  4. thin layer of fat can be felt



Is my cat OVERWEIGHT?


  1. waist is no longer visible 
  2. layer of fat is visible at the base of the tail
  3. beginning of a hanging belly
  4. layer of fat palpable