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Old 09-19-2012, 10:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The other day, I noticed Wilson seems to be getting much heavier. He is just over 8 week old (8 weeks and 4 days to be exact). He seems to be getting the rolls under his armpits and I can see about half quills and half belly fur looking at him from the side. He is super active, wheeling every night and pushing his toys around in his play pen. He poops like crazy. I mean, more poop than I thought could be produced. He rarely finishes his kibble in one night. It's a blend of RC baby cat, solid gold, and NB duck and green pea.

Since he's still so young, should I just let him do his thing until he's older, or should I start limiting his food and changing to lower fat kibble? My scale broke, so until I get a new one, I don't know how much he weighs. Any advice would be much appreciated. I'll post pictures when I can.
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That diet sounds fine for an 8 week old. Can you post a photo?
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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sorry it took me so long to get photos up of him. When he walks, the fat rolls are even more noticable.
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I couldn't figure out how to edit these posts, but I got a new scale and he's 427g at 9 weeks old...
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He doesn't LOOK THAT heavy but that's a big weight for a baby!
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