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37-pound cat may be America’s fattest

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“Meow,” a male orange-and-white tabby cat, weighed 40 pounds when he was dropped off by his 87-year-old owner at an animal shelter in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The 2-year-old cat weighs nearly four times the normal weight for an adult cat and his owner was no longer able to care for him.

The capacious kitty can’t jump at all, has trouble getting into the litter box and can only walk a few steps at a time before he becomes too winded and has to lie back down. Shelter workers described him to the Washington Post as “very sweet,” but too overweight to run or play like a normal cat.

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Veterinarians worry that like many overweight and obese cats, Meow may have diabetes, although he does not currently show signs of the disease. He has been placed with a foster family and put on a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet and has already lost three pounds on his new regimen.

Meow is not the fattest cat in the world. Guiness have stopped accepting applications for its Book of World Records about fat animals to prevent people from deliberately overfeeding their pets, but the last recorded fattest cat was Himmy, an Australian cat who weighed in at a whopping 47 pounds.

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Fox News contributor Dan Bongino said that President Barack Obama had not done enough to clean the "swamp" in Washington, D.C. after reports said that former National Security Adviser John Bolton was aware of the president's Ukraine scheme.

According to portions of Bolton's new book obtained by The New York Times, Trump told him to withhold Ukraine aid to force the country to investigate Joe Biden and his son.

Bongino suggested to the hosts of Fox & Friends that Bolton, who was also a Fox News contributor at one time, could be part of a liberal conspiracy to bring down the president.

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A Fox News guest suggested calling former President Barack Obama to testify in his successor's impeachment trial.

David Avella, chairman of the GOPPAC organization, appeared Monday morning on "America's Newsroom" to address claims by former national security adviser John Bolton, who said in his upcoming book that President Donald Trump explicitly tied Ukraine aid to an investigation of Joe Biden.

Republican senators were reportedly blindsided by the revelations, which the White House knew about last month, and are signaling they may call Bolton to testify during the trial -- but Avella warned that would come at a cost to Democrats.

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‘She will lose my vote’: Maine voters tell MSNBC they’re ready to kick Susan Collins out of office

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MSNBC traveled to Maine this week to get a sense of how voters there feel about Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) -- and it looks like the moderate Republican is making a lot of people unhappy.

In interviews, both supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump's impeachment said they were upset with how Collins is sitting on the fence and wringing her hands about whether to call witnesses at the president's Senate impeachment trial.

"She will lose my vote when she runs again," pro-impeachment Maine voter Stevie Colburn tells MSNBC, although she also held out hope that Collins would agree to call witnesses and subpoena documents in the president's trial.

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