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Fat Cat Slims With Underwater Treadmill

Fat Cat Slims With Underwater Treadmill

Do I hear a “Heck No!” from more than a few cats out there? For plus-sized cats who’d like to combine swimming fun with a treadmill workout, take a look at George the Himalayan’s solution: an underwater treadmill workout. Owner Aimee Good of Urbandale Iowa, says folks think it’s a joke, but the workout offers […]

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Bruno Strikes a Pose to Score His Ticket to a Furever Home

Bruno Strikes a Pose to Score His Ticket to a Furever Home

Bruno is a chatty, chunky 25-lb Russian Blue who likes to stand on his back feet like a blubbery Buddha. And he doesn’t just come with a couple of extra pounds–he’s got extra toes as well. Bruno is one of the adoptable pets at Wright Way Rescue in Morton Grove, Il. Here are some of […]

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28-Lb Tabby Finds Home and Purrsonal Trainer

28-Lb Tabby Finds Home and Purrsonal Trainer

Fat Albert needed a home. But not just any home — he needed to live with someone committed to helping Albert lose half of his body weight. Because Albert isn’t just fat; at 28 pounds, he is morbidly obese. Enter Mary Barker. She heard about Albert via social media when his photos went viral after […]

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Obese cat weighs as much as a 4-yr-old child

Obese cat weighs as much as a 4-yr-old child

Skinny is headed to the fat farm. In what continues to be a disturbing trend, yet another morbidly obese stray cat (this one in Texas) has been found and is will be put up for adoption. Like Meow, Sponge Bob and Garfield, Skinny is an orange tabby. She weighs about as much as a four-year-old […]

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33-lb Orange Tabby, Sponge Bob, has gone to The Bridge

33-lb Orange Tabby, Sponge Bob, has gone to The Bridge

Sponge Bob, a 33-lb orange tabby surrendered to Animal Haven┬áthree months ago, has died. Sponge Bob described himself as exceptionally sweet and a cat who loved kids. In addition to eating and sleeping, his favorite activities were being brushed, sun bathing and people-watching. On June 7th, Sponge Bob was adopted by Matt and Courtney Farrell […]

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Tap into your Cat’s True Nature with Agility Training

Tap into your Cat’s True Nature with Agility Training

Our friends at Purina One are currently exploring the cat’s true nature, observing the intersection of wild and domestic cat behavior to learn how best to enrich our cats’ lives. I’m part of a team of passionate cat owners who are working with cat behavior experts at Purina to implement a series of lifestyle tips […]

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Long Island Cat Living Large at 40 lbs.

Long Island Cat Living Large at 40 lbs.

In a disturbing trend, yet another obese orange tabby has arrived at a shelter, this time in Port Washington, NY. Port Washington is not just famous as home to da grate Jeter Harris, but also as the headquarters of the North Shore Animal League who recently rescued a 40 lb orange tabby named Garfield. Whether […]

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Sponge Bob is a 33-lb Love Sponge Seeking Adoption

Sponge Bob is a 33-lb Love Sponge Seeking Adoption

Sponge Bob, a corpulent cat with with a sunny purrsonality, weighed in at 33 lbs. when he arrived at the Animal Haven shelter in New York City. The shelter called Jenny and Sponge Bob has lost 3 lbs. while in its care. The shelter describes Sponge Bob as “an extremely happy cat, loves to be […]

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Meow the 40-lb Cat Succumbs to Morbid Obesity

Meow the 40-lb Cat Succumbs to Morbid Obesity

Meow the Cat, who weighed in at 39.10 lbs on intake at Santa Fe (NM) Humane, passed away from respiratory complications most likely related to his weight. It was a battle against morbid obesity, and obesity won. Shelter workers are distraught, having fallen in love with the pudgy but personable pussycat. Meow was surrendered by […]

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40-lb Cat Surrendered at Animal Shelter

40-lb Cat Surrendered at Animal Shelter

Hard to believe, but Meow, a TWO-year-old tabby, weighs just under 40 lbs. He was surrendered to the Santa Fe Humane Society after his 87-year-old owner could no longer care for him. How did he gain so much weight in just two years? No one can be sure. But if with cats who don’t have […]

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Ask Max Monday: No More Name Calling!

Ask Max Monday: No More Name Calling!

Dear Max, I have a problem. I am a full figured cat. My mommy says I am handsome but a tad overweight ( 22# of mancat). And I do not clean as well as my sister and sometimes need help and my poops are very stinky. But well I get picked on. Sometimes my dad […]

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Walter the 28-lb Cat at Oregon Humane Finds Furever Home

Walter the 28-lb Cat at Oregon Humane Finds Furever Home

Walter, a sweet but obese cat surrendered to the Oregon Humane Society, is headed to his furever home with Colleen Sanders this morning. Tipping the scales at a whopping 28 lbs. (about twice the size of two big cats), Walter was one of the fattest cats the shelter has seen. “That cat weighs five pounds […]

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