From the Feline Nutrition Foundation website:
As in humans, obesity is a major problem in cats in this country. Unfortunately, the feline obesity epidemic appears to be getting worse, rather than better.¹ ² Many veterinarians and cat owners who have tried traditional feline weight loss diets, generally high fiber/low fat, have found this approach frustrating, since it usually fails to achieve significant loss of weight. Another approach in treating and preventing feline overweight and obesity revolves around our understanding of basic feline nutritional needs and their feeding behavior.¹⁻⁷ The way we feed our cats and what we feed them tend to violate all principles of "ideal" feline nutrition.
---> Read the entire article at http://feline-nutrition.org/nutrition/slimming-your-cat-what-works-what-doesnt
End of the Leash carries activity toys and feeding time tools to help keep your kitty slim and happy!
Help local shelters by purchasing Fromm's
For the entire month of August at both our locations, 6% of all purchases of Fromm products will help our friends at the shelter.
What an easy way to make a difference for lots of homeless pets in our area.
Communicate with your pet from the heart
Carolee will be back in our Mukwonago store this Saturday, August 22nd, from 11am-3pm.
The cost is $55 for a 30-minute session.To schedule your appointment, please call us at 262-363-3338.
This Week's Adoptables from HAWS
The lucky family that adopts one of the pets featured here on our blog will receive a coupon from HAWS good for a “congratulations” gift bag from End of the Leash!
To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page. You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.
This is Dwopple and Kybo! They are sweet little boys who must be adopted together--they are best buds and would be lost without one another. They are looking for a loving and gentle human companion, as they enjoy the companionship of humans too!
Scotch is a 2-1/2-year-old Lop Eared rabbit. She is a very sweet girl who is looking for someone to spend quality time with her! She is fun and so adorable! She is curious and can be quite mischievous. She would prefer to have all four feet on the ground.
Your Friends at End of the Leash
Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.