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08 Jul 2020

Drastic weight loss in cat
my cat is seven years old. she use to be a big cat around 5 kilograms. i've change their food a while ago to hills indoor and hairball for 7+. she is longhaired and she had a lot of hair balls. i am not sure if its the food as she definitely eats it but she has had drastic weight loss in the last 2 months as i can feel her bones. she is pretty much just skin and bones. she eats normally, plays normally and shows no signs of illness. can it be just the food that has metabolised all the hairballs that this is her actual size or is something wrong with her
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CyberVet
CyberVet

13 Jul 2020

You can contact The Pet Food Industry Association of Southern Africa (PFI) – an industry body dedicated to upholding quality standards and safety in pet nutrition through regular, regulation testing, they will be able to assist / give advice:

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Email: info@pfisa.co.za
Tel: +27 (0)33 343 2874
Fax: +27 (0)880 33 343 4669

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