“He is lovely. He is a really sweet guy,” Berkeley, 31, told ABC News of Symba’s personality.Read Symba's story at ABC News. Keep up with Symba on his weight loss journey at his Facebook page.
The engaged couple heard about him like everyone else: on the news.
“There were a bunch of news stories about him,” she said. “We love cats. My fiancé and I had two cats already. I have a particular affinity for very large animals and he obviously was a really sweet, loving guy. Very cute.”
Monday, June 26, 2017
35-Pound Cat is Adopted
Symba is 6 years old and weighs 35 pounds! The shelter in Washington, DC, put him on a diet and hoped to find a new owner who would continue the program. Publicity helped, and Symba has been adopted by Kiah Berkeley and Peter Sorkin.