There are too many fat cats out there, and Nestle Purina PetCare is trying to help.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the maker of Purina Cat Chow is seeking 100,000 cat owner signatures on a pledge by May 2. The pledge promises that the owners will assess their cat's weight to determine if the animal is too heavy.
Purina says it will donate $50,000 to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention if the 100,000-signature goal is met.
The association estimates that 58 percent of the nation's pet cats are overweight, but says most owners are unaware of the problem.
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