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Experience:  ER and general medicine Veterinarian since 2005
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I have three cats one had to be put on a diet but now she

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I have three cats one had to be put on a diet but now she has started to attack the other 2 the oldest one is getting worse she is 13 years she is attacking the younger one who is 18 months but the older one is slim for her breed what can I do.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 6 months ago.

Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 12 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue and as I am typing out a response.

I would try asking your vet to prescribe Metabolic food... all cats can eat it. It helps change the metabolism so fatter cats can eat more food and still lose weight, so I suspect your overweight kitty will be happier on this food and less cranky.

http://www.hillspet.co.uk/en-gb/products/pd-feline-prescription-diet-metabolic-dry.html

It is by prescription only here in the USA, so you will have to check with your vet, but I think it would be a good option for your household to help prevent the fighting but continue the weight loss for your heavy one. Hope this helps! Good luck!

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Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 6 months ago.

Oh, good, I see that you were able to read my response. Do you have any questions?

Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 6 months ago.

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