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25 pound cat gets adopted after worldwide interest

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CHICAGO (WFLA/WLS-TV) – After worldwide interest, a 25 pound cat named Bruno has a new home.

Bruno became a BIG sensation because of his hefty size.

A Chicago-area shelter said applications to adopt Bruno came in from all over the world.

A couple from the South Loop neighborhood went the extra mile and got the adoption.

The sent in a song called “Gimme That Fat Cat” written by a member of the Second City Theater, who is a friend of Bruno’s new owners.

“I got a letter of recommendation from my boss,” said Lauren Parish.

Parish said she loves him just the way he is, but she still plans to put Bruno on a diet to keep him healthy.

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