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Old Sep 12, 2014, 08:59 PM
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FYI....wet food actually has less calories than dry food...more water conent. I switched out 1/3 cup of dry dry for more wet food. It also takes him longer to eat with the wet food

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I actually knew that - my vet actually feeds his cats only wet food partially as a way to keep weight in check. My daughter has 2 overweight cats ( both adopted from the humane society that way) - I suggested she consider switching them to wet food, but cost is a factor for them as they are just starting out and also have a corgi.
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Old Oct 11, 2014, 06:00 PM
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Today's weighing in at 31.2 lbs. So still making steady, slow progress.

He started at almost 36 lbs in March.

I think I'm going to start him tomorrow at 1/3 cup kibble, 2 tbsp wet twice per day. The wet food has made a difference, and he loves it but can't eat it as fast as kibble either. So inhales it less quick (I feed him in a slow feeder bowl. Makes him work....Wow! I think he burns calories just to get at that last kibble in the bowl!

Another 3 - 5 pounds, and I think he'll be ready for winter!
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Old Oct 11, 2014, 06:02 PM
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That's awesome Barb!
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Indy, you're the poster Boy for Kibble Watchers!!!
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It feels so good when they lose the weight they need to. I went through that with Emma - she had to lose about 3 pounds and did.
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Old Oct 11, 2014, 06:22 PM
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Indy, you're the poster Boy for Kibble Watchers!!!
Now that is the understatement of the year! Nothing escapes Indy. He even licks my cupboards looking for drips, hovers at the garbage while dishes are scraped.....

So I'm proud I've gotten him this far without him becoming WORSE!
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So todays weigh in....30.6 lbs! Down from 31.2 lbs. Way to go Indy! Another 1/2 pound. Id still like to get you down to 28 lbs......can you stick with it , darling boy! ?

Little Callan aint so little now. He is a fine boned dog and already at 21.8 lb. I guess he's going on a diet soon too.
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Way to go, Indy! Callan, tell Mom you're still a growing boy!
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I think Indy has done fabulous, given all the changes lately. He will get to his goal weight. I know how hard it is trying to get them to loose. Trapp was at an all time high 2 summers ago...geesh he blimped right out.

And I did the same as you Barb, with feeding. My boys are now within just a few pds. of one another. Jasper is the lighter in weight, at 23#, Trapp 26#, Mia
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