How to Visually Assess Your Cat’s Body Condition

Assessing body condition is an important step in the overall evaluation of a companion animal's nutritional well-being. Particularly in cases where the cat appears to be obese or thin, it is important to evaluate the cat’s total health before a proper nutritional management program is selected. The following body condition chart helps explain related terms.

 

Cat Body Condition Chart

Thin cat chart
Underweight cat chart
Ideal cat chart
Overweight cat chart
Obese cat chart