Obese Cat Tiny Tim Loses Weight on Strict Diet

Clayton Sandell follows the story of one animal's exercise regimen.
1:50 | 12/29/12

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As we prepare to make our new year's resolutions, there's one individual from whom we can all draw inspiration. His name is tim. He is a morbidly obese feline. He has followed a strict diet and exercise plan. Clayton sandell has the amazing results. Reporter: Need a little inspiration for your new year's resolution? All right, handsome. Reporter: Look no further than tiny tim. He is a big boy. Reporter: Last december, this tubby tabby tipped the scales at 39 pounds. But after one year and hard work, he lost a whopping 25% of his body weight. All right. That is a big cat. And now, I'm about to learn his tips for new year's success. Step one, exercise. ♪ we moved his food bowl away from his room. He has to make the stroll several times a day to get the food. Reporter: Step two, cut the calories. Tim's down to about 300 a day. That was helping. He was losing weight. He was losing slowly and steadily. And he just hit a plateau. Until the staff caught tim cheating. Sneaking dog food. That leads us to step three. No more snacks. He would never leave a kibble or a crumb on the floor. Reporter: Tiny tim's not finished. His goal is to get to a svelte 15 pounds by the end of 2013. He should motivate us all. If he can do it, we can do it. Reporter: A little feline inspiration, for reaching the perfect weight. Clayton sandell, abc news, houston. He'd eat anything. Even dog food. I'm totally inspired.

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