Here’s Mort after his bath. (I tried to put these in my previous post, but WordPress wasn’t having any of it).

What surprised us most was all that white skin showing up – we thought he would have black skin, given the depth of his coat colour. He also looked a fair bit slimmer when wet, although he’s still definitely overweight. You have to brace yourself to pick him up, he’s that heavy. M’husband thinks he’s picking up food from some other house also, but I think it’s mainly because our other cat, Susan, has a tendency to eat three mouthfuls then wander off, leaving Mort to clean up after her.