Fat Cat Goes On Diet Before Being Adopted

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SANTA FE, NM. (CNN) - Veterinarians in New Mexico are working to help a cat that has ballooned to 39 pounds.  The elderly owner of the cat named "Meow" could no longer care for him so he's at an animal shelter in Santa Fe.

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

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