Symba, the 35-pound fat cat, has been adopted just 24 hours afte - KCTV5

Symba, the 35-pound fat cat, has been adopted just 24 hours after going viral

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This tubby tabby waddled his way into the hearts of millions on the internet. Symba, the overweight cat, became famous after a Facebook video of him walking on a treadmill went viral on Thursday -- and just 24 hours later, he's found a new a home.

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Symba is 15 pounds heavier than his goal weight and is currently working to slim down. He exercises on a cat wheel and is fed out of food puzzles that are designed to slow down a cat's eating. Symba currently can't take more than a few steps without losing his breath, but a Washington D.C. family took Symba home on Friday and they said on Facebook that they're committed to helping the chubby feline to lose 15 pounds.

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If you're interested in keeping up with Symba's weight loss progress, Symba's new adopted parents say they will set up a Facebook page for the cat soon.

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