Skip to comments.Too much lasagna? Garfield the cat weighs in at massive 40 POUNDS
Posted on 06/04/2012 6:36:14 AM PDT by C19fan
Just days after revealing a 33lb cat waddling about the city of New York, a shelter in the same city has unearthed an even fatter one. Garfield, a 40lb orange and white cat was received at a Port Washington, New York shelter on Thursday, in some unquestionably unhealthy fat-cat competition. 'This is the fattest cat I have ever seen,' North Shore veterinarian Gerard Leheney told the New York Post. 'My first reaction was astonishment.'
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It must be those huge cups of soda! Nanny Bloomberg to the rescue.....
Looks like a Maine Coon moggy. Big, beautiful cat.
Fat cat alert...
Biggest house cat I’ve ever seen was in an SPCA adoption cage at the vet’s office where we take our critters. It was about 5 or 6 years ago. The cream colored Maine Coon was 13 months old, lean and 42 pounds. I’d have adopted it, but we already have 3 cats and my wife didn’t want to become known as the cat-lady of the neighborhood.
I was thinking about ordering the “Crazy Cat Lady Starter Kit”, which is a large cardboard box containing 7 cats in all sorts of colors. The kit was only $7.00 with free shipping, which makes the cost come to less than a dollar a cat. What a deal!
The cat looks as though he’s enjoying all the attention. He looks a lot like Comet, a cat who belonged to a friend of mine and weighed abut 20 pounds.
Ah, New York City, home of some (according to the Picante commercial) nasty, Salsa AND, the phony, pretend, RINO, Mayor, Nanny Bloom-ing-Idiot, so no prob!
Garfield WILL be required to go on a strict diet according to the edicts imposed by one of the most, mornonic, central-planning, big-gubmint, Elitists, in the Country.
Good thing NYC has strict gun laws or someone might mistake him for a Bob Cat and shoot him, but alas, as no one is allowed to "Carry" in the Big Apple (cept crooks and they are too busy robbing/raping/murdering innocent civilians who are not allowed to protect themselves) to be bothered with some feline.
looks like a big cat even without the fat
He looks like he’s a large cat rather than a fat cat. There is a difference between large skeletoned and fat. The neighbor cat here would go down to the river and catch fish to eat. He was a big cat but very fit.
“I want two of everything on your menu...”
“I want two of everything on your menu...”
I find fat cats dangerously close to death from heart disease, kidney disease, and multiple joint diseases. There is nothing cute about a cat who has been allowed or encouraged to overeat. Ditto for humans.
I don't. They break my heart. Letting a cat get into such a condition is animal abuse, IMO. Aside from the obvious health issues and likely early death, cats are athletes, and these poor things can barely waddle.
Both big and obese. I hope someone cares enough to safely scale him back down to health.
I inherited a main coon cat that was hugely fat. She could not clean her butt and broke her hips jumping off a bed before she came to me. LOL
She’s thinner and cleaner now. She follows me around like a dog. She’s big and beautiful - white with little bob cat tufts of hair on her ears. She was a tad aggressive but wisely decided I was bigger and meaner. Through cooperation and mutual respect, I am now the best servant she has ever trained for her staff.
My formally dressed Miss Kitty and I just sat at the window and watched a rabbit come through the yard, right up to the window, graze a bit and move on. When Miss Kitty arrived to take over my home, she too was over weight. She has since been on a forced diet which has her much sleeker and I presume healthier. She is an odd one in that she doesn’t meow, she squeaks. She is the first cat that has chosen me for servant that doesn’t like hamburger, cooked or raw. She will drink the fluid fromt he tuna can, but she doesn’t particularly like the fish flesh. She is my living nap alarm ... she tells me when it’s time in the afternoon for our nap.
I count eleven in the box. I wonder, are they all from the same litter? They appear to be adults and yet all staying in the box for their pix!
What a cutie. My cats are bossy as heck. They have a routine and just don’t mess with it!
YES! I even named them - from left to right there’s Peepers, Dandy Two, Domino, Scruffy, Brindles, Lucky, Muffy, Puffy, Dreamsicle, Smokey. I wonder when they’ll arrive. Hope they reinforce that box. It’ll certainly make a nice addition to my already burgeoning cat family. There are TEN cats in that box; I thought there were only SEVEN! Wow! Cheap!
Count the ears ... I see twenty one ears, and unless there is a cat in there with three ears, one cat on the left of center has its paw around another cat and it head is partially obscured by that cat.
They need to stop advertising the worlds fattest cat, etc....it’s probably causing people to feed their cats more and more to break records. This is very unhealthy, the cats suffer and live a short life. People are stupid, don’t forget that.