The fattest woman in the world wants to get fatter. And when you hear that, you kind of want her to don't you? You're sitting there mentally cheering her on thinking, Yes, push the human body to the limit lady, like a world class athlete competing in the sport of cheese-appreciation. The world we live in has become not only extremely fat, but extremely OK with the general idea of being fat. Unfortunately, while size would ideally just be a personal issue, it turns out that this overwhelming expansion is actually contagious in ways you wouldn't think possible. Here are some of the ways your beer belly is changing the world (literally) for the worse.
You're Making Your Pets Fat
You know how they say pets look like their owners?
"Hey, your dog looks like Michael McDonald too!"
Well, pets are getting just as chubalicious as their owners now too. Not content to push the boundaries of physics with our own expanding waistlines, we project our insecurities onto our animals; and as a result, they're bigger than ever. The expanding girth of our beloved pets is the number one health threat facing them right now. In America alone, over 50 percent of cats and dogs are overweight. And there is a good reason for this: It's because fat animals are totally fucking adorable.
The main problem is that our culture is so in love with sugar that we have actually started adding huge amounts of it to stuff we don't even eat, namely dog and cat treats. There is absolutely no need for this. I don't know if you've noticed but there is not exactly a lot of natural sugar in the mice, birds and fish that our pets would eat in the wild. By adding ingredients they have never experienced as a species we are actually "rewiring our pets' behavioral responses" and "creating cravings" that have literally never existed in dogs and cats before. We're taking animals that have never had a desire for sweet things and making them beg for peanut butter because it's so adorable when they try to lick it off and then they use their little paws like tiny furry people and...