Famously Obese Cat Dies at New Mexico Animal Shelter

May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 1:01 PM EDT

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Credit: Santa Fe Animal Shelter

Famously Obese Cat Dies at New Mexico Animal Shelter

May 7, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012 at 1:01 PM EDT

Meow the 39-pound cat has died.

According to the website of the Santa Fe (N.M.) Animal Shelter, the plump cat who recently received some national attention, died over the weekend after developing respiratory complications.

Read the story at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter's Website HERE.