Client handout: How many calories is a mouse?

Client handout: How many calories is a mouse?

It may be strange to wonder how a mouse would factor on the Weight Watchers "point" system, but it may provide an interesting perspective to veterinary clients faced with changing an overweight cat's diet.
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Sep 18, 2014
By dvm360.com staff

Give your clients an interesting perspective on a cat's dietary needs by breaking it down by mice per day. When faced with changing an overweight or obese cat's diet, this handout may help in framing why small, frequent, high protein meals and exercise are the best and most natural routine for cats. Plus, knowing the caloric content of a mouse could be a great conversation starter at your next dinner party.