This might be the biggest cat you've ever seen. And he's just been adopted.

Posted at 8:58 AM, Apr 19, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Animal Care and Control had something really big at their shelter...

...a 40.3-pound cat named Patches.

The average cat, according to WebMD, is 10 pounds, depending on the breed.

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RACC said Patches is on a special diet and exercise plan, and he needs the perfect companion to make sure he sticks to it to get back to a healthy and safe weight.

Officials shared Wednesday afternoon that the"sweet, big boy, who has been neutered, tested and chipped, had been adopted.

"Patches is leaving the building. Oh my gosh, that's so amazing,"a shelter staffer said as two workers carried the feline's carrier out of the building.

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