- Ribs, backbone and hip bones all highly visible1 with complete absence of any fat
- Severely exaggerated waistline2
- Tummy is non-existent3
- Ribs and backbone easily seen1 with no overlying fat layer
- Exaggerated waistline2
- Severe tummy tuck3
- 1. In short-haired cats.
- 2. When viewed from above.
- 3. When viewed from the side.
If your cat is not in ideal body condition, we recommend you seek veterinary advice to ensure there is not underlying medical cause for weight loss or gain.