Sprinkles the 33-pound cat looking to slim down

Sprinkles the cat is pictured at The Crooked Tail in Sea Isle City, N.J. on April 23, 2015. | AP Photo

Say hello to the fattest cat you’ll ever see!

In fact, for 33-pound Sprinkles, the word “obese” may be more appropriate.

Sprinkles weighs three times her average weight. She’s reportedly equivalent to a 700 pound human who should weigh 180 pounds.

The rotund kitty was recently dropped off at a shelter in southern New Jersey. Now, Sprinkles begins the daunting process of changing her lifestyle.

Cat rescuer Stacy Olandt, of the S.O.S. Sea Isle Cats, Inc. in Sea Isle City. is now caring for the 4-year-old animal who is more than three times her target weight. | AP Photo
Cat rescuer Stacy Olandt, of the S.O.S. Sea Isle Cats, Inc. in Sea Isle City. is now caring for the 4-year-old animal who is more than three times her target weight. | AP Photo

Sheriff’s deputies found the 4-year-old animal inside a foreclosed home, according to The Huffington Post. When officers discovered her, Sprinkles was covered in fleas and mites, had an infection and had “the paws of a 9-pound cat and the body of a 33-pound cat,” S.O.S. employee Mary Devery told the New York Daily News. 

She was also so obese that she couldn’t roll over or properly groom herself.

“Whatever position she’s in, she’s stuck. She can barely move,” Stacy Olandt, a volunteer at the shelter who took Sprinkles in, S.O.S. Sea Isle City Cats, told the Press of Atlantic City.

You can apply to adopt Sprinkles or other cats from the S.O.S. shelter’s adoption page.

 

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