A giant cat named Pickles has gotten the semi-humorous nickname named "Catasaurus Rex" and has found himself a good home. Pickles measures about three feet long and weighs in at almost 21 pounds, but that hasn't stopped him from wanting love and a couple wanting to love him, according to Yahoo News on Feb. 18, 2014.
Emily Zervos and Andrew Milicia found Catasaurus Rex at a Boston MSPCA shelter and immediately fell in love with him.
"He's so big that it's kind of a workout to pick him up," Emily Zervos told Barcroft TV of the cat. The YouTube channel uploaded a story on Pickles, which has been viewed almost 400,000 times since Friday. "He really doesn't know his size at all. He thinks he's just a little kitten still."
The poor cat named Pickles had actually been found on the side of a road and ended up going through different homes before the couple adopted him. The students at the New England Institute of Art love Pickles and say he is their "son."
"He's actually probably bigger than a lot of small dogs," Milicia said. "He takes up a whole section of the couch, as opposed to a cat that could just sit in the corner and just be next to the arm."
Pickles is thought to be part Maine Coon, which is one of the largest breeds of domestic cats. That is blatantly obvious by the size of Catasaurus Rex, but it didn't seem to bother the student couple have no problems with cuddling up to his large size.
The cat lovingly called Catasaurus Rex isn't the world's biggest though. A cat named Stewie measured 48.5 inches long back in Aug., 2010, and snagged the Guinness World Record. Stewie was also a Maine coon cat like Pickles.