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Old 10-22-2019, 08:59 PM
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Re: He's getting leaner, should I worry?

As said above, a food scale is a good way to keep ahead of any problems. I try to weigh Nike once a week or more. I know what her normal swing of weight is and if I ever encounter a repetitive measurements showing a drop in her weight it would be off to the Vet.

I will also say that when I think she's lost weight she hasn't and when I think she's gained she hasn't...feathers can be deceiving.

I just made a little perch for her, she goes right on it. Much to my wife's chagrin I keep the scale out on the table so I remember....takes seconds to do.

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