Research carried out at Glasgow University suggests that cats are getting arthritis at an earlier age. The reasons given are a bad diet and not enough exercise.
But what could the feline fatties be doing different from thirty years ago? Well, according to the research, the main factor is shopping. No longer are pussies promenading to the local corner shop for their Whiskas or Kit E Kat - instead they are going to Catzda in the moggie mobile once a week. Not only is this resulting in no exercise for cat, local shops are feeling the pinch too, due to the decline in cat consumers.
Things are so bad you have got to call the Fire Brigade to get a cat up a tree.
The kittens are even worse they just lie in their basket all day meeyowing to their pals on moggiebilephones or playing with their catendos.
They seem to pass the exams just by turning up, meeyow how things have changed.
The Catory leader David Catoran said it is an outrage, all the Government has done is issue Catsbo's