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Huge cat visits Waikato Hospital patients in pram

First published in the Waikato Times by Donna-Lee Biddle

One day a week a fluffy ginger fur-ball visits patients in Waikato Hospital in a pram pushed by his owner Gill Ballard.

It may seem a little extreme to push a cat in a pram, but Fergusson is no small kitty; weighing in at 10.5kgs, Ballard is no longer able to carry him around the wards.

Fergusson is a four-year-old Maine Coon, one of the largest domestic breeds of cats, with some males known to grow to more than 15kgs.

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