Animal Shelter Puts 39-Pound Cat on a Diet

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A fat cat is being put on a diet by an animal shelter in Santa Fe.

According to CNN, veterinarians in Santa Fe, New Mexico are working to help the cat which ballooned to 39-pounds.

The elderly owner of the cat named "Meow" could no longer care for him so he gave the rather large animal to the shelter.

Workers hope to help "Meow" slim down gradually then find him a home with a loving family.