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26-pound tabby cat goes viral on social media: 'I want to hug him'

A giant tabby named BeeJay may have found his forever home after pictures of his more-to-love physique went viral on Twitter. The big boy, nicknamed “a chonk of a chonk,” weighs a whopping 26 pounds, according to The Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia, which is housing the chubby cat. But his size just added to the appeal of the 2-year-old black-and-brown-striped kitty, whose pictures quickly went viral on social media with hundreds of people claiming they wanted to adopt the “jump-sized package of fluff & love.” — Fox News

First day at school: Mom's before-and-after photos of daughter go viral

Before-and-after photos of a five-year-old's first day back at school have been shared thousands of times online after her mother posted the "really funny" images on Facebook. Lucie, from East Renfrewshire in Scotland, "likes to be clean" and looked immaculate before she left home, mother Jill said. But by the end of a day of playing with her friends, her clothes were "a mess." The photos were liked more than 10,000 times after Jill agreed to let a local newspaper put them on their page. — BBC

TSA urges consumers to change identification as Real ID deadline draws near

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is rolling out a new public awareness campaign for Real ID as the deadline to obtain compliant identification draws nearer. Travelers will not be able to board a flight without a Real ID or alternative identification starting Oct. 1, 2020. "We want the public to make sure they're aware. It's just another layer of security," Tomas Cuellar, TSA transportation safety manager, told CBS News. — CBS News

Lara Spencer apologizes for criticizing Prince George's ballet lessons

"Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George's favorite pastimes. The controversy arose on Friday after the ABC morning news show aired a segment that mentioned that the future king of England's favorite activities include ballet lessons. — CNN

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