A family reportedly surrendered their obese pet cat to a shelter as the maid didn't like him.

Logan weighs a respectable 20 pounds, and was adopted by his new family from Broward County Humane Society in Florida, who said he was terrified when they first got him.

"I've never heard a story like that...it's just so ridiculous," owner Laura said.

He is, however, being put on a diet: "He will beg for food so much that he can reach the top of the [kitchen] island," she adds.

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