Cat's weight-loss program includes swimming

02/3/2013 | WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.) · TODAY/Animal Tracks blog

Holly, an 18-pound cat, is swimming off her extra pounds since she won't engage in any other form of exercise, according to her owner. Swimming therapy is used routinely in dogs for weight loss or to aid rehabilitation after surgery, but it's less common to see a cat in the pool. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 55% of cats and 53% of dogs are too heavy, putting them at greater risk of serious illnesses including diabetes, arthritis and some cancers.

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