My Fat Cat

My Fat Cat
Ten Simple Steps to Help Your Pet Lose Weight for a long and Happy Life

Written by Martha Garvey, Illustrated by Sebastian Conley, Foreword by Deborah Greco

Category: Pets; Pets - Cats; Pets - Reference
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: September 25, 2006
ISBN: 978-1-57826-197-0 (1-57826-197-X)

Fat cats may look cuddly and adorable, but they are at risk for serious illnesses such as diabetes, arthritis, and liver disease. Help your cute kitty slim down with the ten simple steps in My Fat Cat, including:

  • The proper way to feed a cat
  • Toys that will really get your cat moving
  • Advice on dealing with older cats, outdoor cats, multiple cats, and cats with special needs

Featuring tests to rule out serious health problems, analyses of cat foods, real-life cat weight loss stories, and tips from top veterinarians, My Fat Cat offers creative and entertaining ideas to help your pet lose weight and live healthy.


Martha Garvey has been a guardian to two cute but compulsively feasting felines and volunteered at the SPCA and the Liberty Humane Society. Founder of Moving Stories, Martha lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Deborah Greco, D.V.M., Ph.D., is a staff endocrinologist at The Animal Medical Center in New York.