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     April 18, 2019      #52-108 PB1 0
 
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Gretchen Mork’s cat, Anakin, last checked in at 22 pounds, despite a switch to diet food almost a year ago. “We were told early on that he would be big, and they were right,” Mork said.

Ken Klotzbach / kklotzbach@postbulletin.com
Minnesota tops the charts for roly-poly pets

By Matthew Stolle
mstolle@postbulletin.com


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innesota has a lot of fat cats. And we’re not talking about income inequality.

When it comes to having the fattest dogs and cats, Minnesota is ranked No. 1 in the U.S.

The ranking comes courtesy of a new report based on numbers collected by 975 Banfield-branded veterinary centers in 42 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

And it turns out that Minnesota has the plumpest pets.

Veterinarians say 41 percent of the state’s dogs and 46 ...

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Matthew Stolle - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.