If you are a pet lover you have been guilty of giving your dog or cat some extra treats...because they are good little fellas!

But in some states, pet owners may be going a bit overboard in slipping snacks to their kitties and puppies.

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According to the Banfield State of Pet Health Report, pet obesity is increasing at an alarming rate.

And in some states, pets are just plain getting fatter.

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Here are the Top 5 States For Pet Obesity:

  1. Minnesota (38% of dogs, 41% of cats)
  2. South Dakota (29% of dogs, 32% of cats)
  3. Utah (27% dogs and cats)
  4. Washington (25% of dogs, 27% of cats)
  5. Colorado (24% of dogs, 26% of cats)
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International Cat Day is August 8. So here is some fun Cat Trivia...

- 19% of people give their cats treats 3 or more times per day (Rosewood Pet Products)

- 21% of female cat owners gauge how a date feels about cats before telling them they own one (Match.com)

- Women are more likely than men to allow their cats to sleep with them (31% vs 25%) (Time4 Sleep)

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- 60% of pet owners believe their cat or dog has what it takes to become a viral video superstar (One Poll)

- 40% of cat owners would be willing to date someone, who didn't like cats (World's Best Cat Litter)

- 46% of singles prefer to date someone, who owns a cat or dog (AKC Pet Insurance)

- A survey by the dating site Illicit Encounters reveals that 22% of unfaithful women own a cat.

- cat owners spend an average of $91 a year on gifts and toys for their cats (Money Expert)

- A survey by Rover.com reveals that cat owners talk to their cat 6 to 10 times a day. 

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