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Winston needs more weight

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So Winston is quite the runner. He runs 4-5 hours per night, and I have noticed that his sides are starting to become quite slim. I can also tell where his little hips are (if that makes sense, haha). Maybe he is a slender guy, but I am concerned about his gym-orexia ;) I think he used to be a straight bodied hedgie, but he is starting to get a bit of an hourglass and I want to beef him up a bit :) I don't think the scale is helping much as he was a baby and is growing so the weight is going up, but his body type is changing, if that makes sense.

I want to add another food to his mix that is higher in fat. Currently he gets Wellness Indoor and Castor and Pollux Ultramix Indoor. Does anyone have a recommendation for a good fattening food to add to the mix? I will obviously monitor the weight/body shape and take it out if he starts getting chubby. Thanks in advance for any ideas!
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Inky also has trouble maintaining weight. I have him on a high-fat mix, and haven't had trouble lately. He hasn't gained much, but he isn't losing.

Inky's favorite food of all time is Before Grain Cat, you can get in in one pound bags at specialty pet shops. It has higher fat and apparently tastes good. :lol:

You can try Halo Spot's Stew, it has higher fat but Inky would not eat it.

You can also try Royal Canin BabyCat as a treat, or more mealies, etc.
Nope, the Before Grain is just kibble, no little fruit/veggie chunks. Here's a pic of the kibble next to a penny for size comparison.



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