Practice English Speaking&Listening with: 4ft Long Samson Is New York’s Biggest Cat

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JONATHAN ZURBEL: He is the biggest cat in all of New York City.

COMM: Meet Samson, a huge Maine Coon cat from

New York, who weighs in at 28 pounds and measures 4 feet long.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: I inherited him from my brother,

kind of made him a celebrity on Instagram and now he is a famous cat. He is the largest

cat in New York. So, Im waiting for a challenger to step up and say they got one bigger. Its

going to be tough. He is a big boy.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: He is a very gentle cat.

People call Maine Coonsgentle giants’, he does a lot of funny stuff, but he likes

one movie on my iPad. He doesnt stop watching it - Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2.

COMM: The size of a dog, Samson even has a

few canine characteristics.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: He will follow me from room

to room and just kind of hang out down by my feet, you know, near me. And he is known

to have been growling at the door before.

COMM: The four-year-old eats six cans of food a day.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: I got to get everything bigger.

I have a huge litter box for him, he uses a lot of litter and he eats a lot of food.

COMM: Rounds up grooming bills of $120.

COMM: And has his own unique mode of transport.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: Usually when I walk my cat

in the stroller, people are assuming I have a kid in there.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: People, when they see him,

I hold him up and theyre all staring.

LADY: I see a lot of cats and dogs but that

is by far the biggest cat Ive ever seen. Its crazy, my dog is smaller than the cat.

LADY: He is very gentle.

MAN: Yeah. Biggest cat Ive ever seen. LADY: Yeah, for sure.

COMM: The massive cat has over 100,000 followers on Instagram.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: I think he is, you know,

a stunning cat and I want to make him as famous as possible, and get him involved in some

more cat opportunities. Its nice that people appreciate him like I do and so, I love to

share him with people.

COMM: And hes been a great wingman to Jonathan.

JONATHAN ZURBEL: He changed my love life completely.

Cant tell you how many girls want to come over and meet him. He is 100% playboy and

he gets me a lot of dates and admirers, hes priceless to me. I love him. To me he is like

my son, he really is. I dont have any kids and Ive just completely bonded with him.

To me, he is like a family.

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