Could be overactive thyroid. Especially if she's eating normally or more than 
normally and is getting thinner by the minute. That could also account for the 
fact that she is cold. Is her fur dull looking and dry? If she can be trapped, 
she would need a thyroid profile (T-3 and T-4) and a glucose test for diabetes. 
She may have the equivalent of human pernicious anemia or chronic anemia so a 
test for her hemoglobin level should also be done. These are things that 
various cats I have had living with me over the years developed as they 
aged.Hope it helps. You could also add NeutroVed to her food. It's a liquid 
iron and vitamin compound for cats.

Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors 

> From: MaiMaiPG <>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:44 AM
>Subject: [Felvtalk] Off Topic.  Very Thin 8 year old cat
>I realize this is not a FELV+ question but this group has such wide experience 
>and helped so much with Dixie, I just have to try.
>I have a very thin 8 year old cat who is almost impossible to vet.  She has 
>lived in Mom's garage since she was a day old.  Recently she has gotten thin 
>and appears cold.  I have heat lamps, a cat heating pad, Snuggle Safes and 
>rice bags for her on top of rubber maid totes.  I can't be sure what she is 
>eating but there is always food available and I've added Pet Tinic to the mix. 
>She has two cats who hang out with her.  They have all been neutered/spayed.  
>Tommy has had weight/cold issues for at least 8 weeks.  She acts ok most of 
>the time but there have been days that she looked like she was ready to leave 
>this world.  I am trying chcken livers and anything else I canthink of for 
>iron.  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.    
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