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Fat Cats

Formerly 41 Pound Cat Now A Svelte 19 Pounds

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2015 | Weird News

DALLAS (AP) — A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic. Dr....

Ferociously Fat Feline Found In Foreclosed Home

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.27.2015 | Weird News

A 33-pound, "grossly overweight" cat was rescued last week from the home in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, shelter officials told the Press of Atlantic Ci...

19 Dogs And Cats Who Look Like You Feel After Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.02.2014 | Comedy

You're not the only one who's headed toward a food coma. Dogs and cats do practically nothing but sleep and eat all day, so they've got the Thanksg...

Fatty Cat and Me: A Codependent Relationship

Parri Sontag | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Parri Sontag

I have two cats. One's a bag of bones and the other's obese. I love them both, but there's a special place in my heart for the fat one. We understand each other.

The Hissing of the Fat Cats

Mike Lux | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The powerful, super-wealthy people at the top of the economic food chain have noticed all this populist stirring. Boy, have they noticed. In spite of all their power and wealth, they are offended that anyone is suggesting that the system should be tinkered with. They're speaking out -- in truly silly ways -- and putting their money where their mouths are.

Fat Pets A Growing Problem In America

Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: Do you own a portly pooch or a corpulent kitty? Unfortunately, the answer in the United States is a...

Mark Gongloff

You Won't Believe This Banker's Name | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

The coolest names in banking are disappearing one by one. And two of them have been from Barclays Capital: First was Bob Diamond, the richly named ...

Tiny Tim Still (Adorable) Battling Weight Issues

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Weird News

Hey, it's not funny! Tiny Tim has a problem. The ridiculously cute Texas kitty -- who weighed in at 36 pounds just before Christmas in 2011 -- is ...

Zach Carter

Obama's Quandry: Bashing Blundering Banks While Courting Wall Street Cash | Zach Carter | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's response to JPMorgan Chase's spectacular trading failure underscores a persistent tension in his presidency -- ...

9 Fat Cats Getting Stuck In Things

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2012 | Comedy

As cats get older, sometimes they let themselves go a little bit. They're still adorable of course, but as their weight starts to get on the heavy sid...

LOOK: This Fat Cat Needs To Go On A Diet Right Away

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 04.06.2012 | Weird News

Humans aren't the only ones who suffer from morbid obesity. Not all fat cats are captains of industry. Some are just pudgy pussies. But one Bri...

Compromises, Compromises

Carolita Johnson | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson

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The Grass Is Always Greener When You're Rich

Carolita Johnson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

We're so scared to piss off the rich that we work twice as hard for them for less and less every year, and won't raise their taxes or eliminate loopho...

Fat Cats For Sale At Shelter Where Volunteers Help With Weight Loss

AP | Posted 08.04.2011 | Green

HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) -- A central Ohio animal shelter with an abundance of chubby cats is having a sale on its fattest felines, hoping a discount entic...

Legerdemath: Tricks of the Banking Trade

Omer Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Omer Rosen

I'd just turned 20 when I began a three-year stint on Citigroup's corporate-derivatives team. I had no work experience to speak of. As my boss said after my interview, I was "f***ing unpolished."

Fanfare for the Common Man

Jeff Klima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

I am never the first to admit when I am wrong, but nor are Bill Clinton, Roger Clemens, or the Pope. I am, however, the first to admit when I...

PHOTOS: STREET ART: Mr. Monopoly Gets Political

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Mr Monopoly finds himself in a unique position. Unlike other evil mascots, like the Hamburglar or Count Chocula, we're supposed to actually hate the ...

The Top 10 Richest Politicians In Congress

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The economy may have been tanking, but it was apparently a different story on Capitol Hill where the 50 richest lawmakers gained a cumulative $1.4 bil...

Setting Sail With the Language Pirate

Jeff Klima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Klima

I take a lot of guff because I frequently "make up words" or even use "existing words" incorrectly in pronunciation and/or definition. I'm a language pirate.

The Next Great Recession Will Occur in This Decade

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

I am writing a novel. It is about the next Great Recession that will occur in this decade. The book's subtext will cite the next Great Real Estate Bub...

Congress: The Pet Theory

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

In this world, the political puppies are controlled by the fats cats. They need to perform if they want to keep coming back to the Capitol Kennel.

Have We Forgotten How To March?

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Was the president signaling that it was time for progressives to form a visible protest movement against "fat cat bankers"?

Friday Talking Points [48] -- Throwing Out The Rulebook

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...