Is my cat too thin? How can i get her to gain weight? (sorry, for the weird typing I ran out of space on details)

Sammy's always been naturally small&thin.She seems like she eats enough&she always has food available but she's skinny.Tried different foods but no weight gain.She seems not to like wetfood.Ive noticed sometimes she picks up the dryfood in her mouth then drops it.Are her teeth too small?They look small but very white.Food to big?We got food w/smallest pieces we could find. should I crush it up?She's very hyper&active.She's 4 yrs.She pees on everything.We're trying to get her spay.When we got her we got a free spay paper but she was too young for spay.Cant find the paper.The org.we got her from wont give us another, wont help at all&want $80 for spay.Instead of for the pets they're only in it for money.Will spaying her=gain weight?We are trying to spay her +vet care but are poor &trying to keep the house &have food.Sammy's thin but looks healthy,happy &active.Does she need to gain weight?Just naturally thin?We love her&are getting her vet care as soon as we can.messg me for more details

Asked by Sammy on Apr 26th 2011 Tagged weight, small, thin, runt, food, skinny, active, hyper in Other Health & Wellness
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Izadore (Izzie)

We are very sorry to hear about your finances, but if you can afford the monthly fees for the Internet and possibly, since they are all "bundled" now, cable tv and digital phone as well, perhaps you could forgo that for a while to get Sammy vet care. This is what she needs. We have no way of knowing if Sammy's weight would be normal for her or if she has health concerns. The "pees on everything" could either be a behavioral or a health issue. Again, no way for us to know. The organization you got the spay/neuter certificate from only has a certain amount to go around. It's annoying that they can't give you another, but it's really not their fault that you lost the first one. They can't keep replacing them for you, really. Check out "low cost vet clinics" in your area. Some will do a spay for as little as $40. They will also do an exam to see if she has dental problems, parasites (worms)or if there is any other reason she's skinny. Good luck. Hope she (and you) are OK.

Izadore (Izzie) answered on 4/27/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer


what type of breed is she have you seen a pick of how fat they are ??????????????

Member 1030039 answered on 4/27/11. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer