11:54 am February 23, 2011, by George Mathis
We love fat pets, according to the Wall Street Journal, a daily tome that keeps track of such things.
It makes sense a Krispy Kreme-lovin’, exercise-hating society that is itself busting at the seams would have chubby furry pals. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention more than half of all dogs and cats are overweight, 20 percent are obese, a kinder way of saying “really fat.”
The pets are doing better than their two-legged friends – WebMD says 63 percent of Americans are overweight, 36 percent obese — but only because they can’t open the fridge themselves at 2 a.m. and grab a midnight ice cream snack.
Or perhaps they have secret access to these $600 puppy treadmills?
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