Cat weights can vary greatly according to breed variation, age and body condition. Your cats weight is very important when it comes to worming them. Drontal Cat comes in two different sizes – Drontal Cat for 4kgs and under and Drontal Cat XL for 4-6kgs.
Most drugs are dosed according to body weight and an inaccurate weight could lead to significant under-dosing or overdosing. The table below represents adult cats in average body condition.
|BREED / TYPE||TYPICAL WEIGHT Kgs||WEIGHT RANGE Kgs|
|Abyssinian||3||2 - 4|
|Bengal||4||3 - 5.5|
|Birman||4.5||4 - 5|
|British Shorthair||4.5||3.5 - 6|
|Burmese||4||3.5 - 4.5|
|Domestic Longhair||4.5||3 - 6|
|Domestic Shorthair||4.5||3 - 6|
|Maine Coon||6||5 - 7|
|Norwegian Forest||8||6 - 11|
|Oriental||4||3.5 - 5|
|Persian||5||4.5 - 5.5|
|Ragdoll||4||3.5 - 4.5|
|Rex (Cornish & Devon)||4||3 - 5|
|Russian Blue||3.5||3 - 4.5|
|Savannah||4||3.5 - 5|
|Siamese||4||3.5 - 5|
|Tonkinese||4||3.5 - 5|
You can tell from simply looking at your cat if they may be overweight. The visual representation below shows how your cat may appear according to their weight. If you are worried about your pets weight we would recommend speaking to your veterinary surgeon to discuss feeding plans and possible causes of weight loss / gain.