Real-life Garfield fat cat

This adorable feline could be mistaken for a real-life Garfield, as he happens to weigh a staggering 33 pounds. Giant mog Bronson was adopted by Mike Wilson and his partner, Megan Hanneman, and has since been put on a target weight-loss program. Photographs of lovable Bronson show just how large he is compared to other cats. In one image, for example, a cushion for a cat bed only covers the 3-year-old ginger tabby’s back like the shell of a turtle. (Caters News)

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<p>This feline could be mistaken for a real-life Garfield — he weighs a staggering 33 pounds. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

This feline could be mistaken for a real-life Garfield — he weighs a staggering 33 pounds. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Giant moggy Bronson was adopted by Mike Wilson and his partner, Megan Hanneman, and has since been put on a target weight-loss program. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Giant moggy Bronson was adopted by Mike Wilson and his partner, Megan Hanneman, and has since been put on a target weight-loss program. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>He looks gigantic next to Megan, stretching out across his owner’s torso. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

He looks gigantic next to Megan, stretching out across his owner’s torso. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>The overweight ginger tabby gets weighed. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

The overweight ginger tabby gets weighed. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Bronson is now on a weight-loss program. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Bronson is now on a weight-loss program. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike, 35, and Megan, 29, who live in Ann Arbor, Mich., adopted Bronson from their local Humane Society after his owner passed away. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike, 35, and Megan, 29, who live in Ann Arbor, Mich., adopted Bronson from their local Humane Society after his owner passed away. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike, who runs a cat furniture business, said: “The Humane Society did an interview to make sure that whoever adopted him was going to take his weight loss seriously.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike, who runs a cat furniture business, said: “The Humane Society did an interview to make sure that whoever adopted him was going to take his weight loss seriously.” (Photo: Caters News)

<p>“We were lucky that the lady that interviewed us had heard of our company and was excited because she knew that we had experience with setting up a healthy lifestyle,” Mike added. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

“We were lucky that the lady that interviewed us had heard of our company and was excited because she knew that we had experience with setting up a healthy lifestyle,” Mike added. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike and Megan have set Bronson the goal of losing one pound a month, with their long-term hope being that he will eventually weight around 15 to 18 pounds. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike and Megan have set Bronson the goal of losing one pound a month, with their long-term hope being that he will eventually weight around 15 to 18 pounds. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Since Bronson was adopted a few months ago, the couple have changed the cat’s diet three times, focusing on grain-free wet food. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Since Bronson was adopted a few months ago, the couple have changed the cat’s diet three times, focusing on grain-free wet food. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>He is also played with more regularly — which Mike and Megan hope will keep Bronson active and help him shed pounds. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

He is also played with more regularly — which Mike and Megan hope will keep Bronson active and help him shed pounds. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Over the coming weeks, the two plan to try hydrotherapy treatment for Bronson. The cat has his own Instagram account, which has received a flood of followers and positive comments. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Over the coming weeks, the two plan to try hydrotherapy treatment for Bronson. The cat has his own Instagram account, which has received a flood of followers and positive comments. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike said: “We really want to create something positive out of this opportunity.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike said: “We really want to create something positive out of this opportunity.” (Photo: Caters News)

<p>He added: “If we can be a part of making cats healthier on a large scale, that would absolutely be a dream come true.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

He added: “If we can be a part of making cats healthier on a large scale, that would absolutely be a dream come true.” (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike, 35, and Megan, 29, who live in Ann Arbor, Mich., adopted Bronson from their local Humane Society after his owner passed away. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike, 35, and Megan, 29, who live in Ann Arbor, Mich., adopted Bronson from their local Humane Society after his owner passed away. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike, who runs a cat furniture business, said: “The Humane Society did an interview to make sure that whoever adopted him was going to take his weight loss seriously.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike, who runs a cat furniture business, said: “The Humane Society did an interview to make sure that whoever adopted him was going to take his weight loss seriously.” (Photo: Caters News)

<p>“We were lucky that the lady that interviewed us had heard of our company and was excited because she knew that we had experience with setting up a healthy lifestyle,” Mike added. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

“We were lucky that the lady that interviewed us had heard of our company and was excited because she knew that we had experience with setting up a healthy lifestyle,” Mike added. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike and Megan have set Bronson the goal of losing one pound a month, with their long-term hope being that he will eventually weight around 15 to 18 pounds. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike and Megan have set Bronson the goal of losing one pound a month, with their long-term hope being that he will eventually weight around 15 to 18 pounds. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Since Bronson was adopted a few months ago, the couple have changed the cat’s diet three times, focusing on grain-free wet food. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Since Bronson was adopted a few months ago, the couple have changed the cat’s diet three times, focusing on grain-free wet food. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>He is also played with more regularly — which Mike and Megan hope will keep Bronson active and help him shed pounds. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

He is also played with more regularly — which Mike and Megan hope will keep Bronson active and help him shed pounds. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Over the coming weeks, the two plan to try hydrotherapy treatment for Bronson. The cat has his own Instagram account, which has received a flood of followers and positive comments. (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Over the coming weeks, the two plan to try hydrotherapy treatment for Bronson. The cat has his own Instagram account, which has received a flood of followers and positive comments. (Photo: Caters News)

<p>Mike said: “We really want to create something positive out of this opportunity.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

Mike said: “We really want to create something positive out of this opportunity.” (Photo: Caters News)

<p>He added: “If we can be a part of making cats healthier on a large scale, that would absolutely be a dream come true.” (Photo: Caters News) </p>
Real-life Garfield fat cat

He added: “If we can be a part of making cats healthier on a large scale, that would absolutely be a dream come true.” (Photo: Caters News)

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