The tubby tabby went from the streets of New Jersey to red-hot media darling in less than a week. Chunk appeared today on "Good Morning America," his second talk-show appearance in as many days.
Donna Oklatner, a 65-year-old retiree, said she had to part with the cat she named Powder because she faced foreclosure on her Voorhees, N.J., home.
Oklatner told the New York Daily News she was "heartbroken" to give up the cat, but because of her economic woes, she asked a friend to take Powder to a local animal shelter.
"I would never abandon an animal," she told the newspaper.
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Snip / Sliced and diced from ABC News Good Morning America