DURATION: 2:05

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SHOTLIST:

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1. Sequence tight on life vest, snapping it on cat

2. Medium on feet of worker walking cat into pool

3. View from top of cat's head

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4. STILL of Ryan Lochte in competition\

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5. Tight on cat's tail in water

6. Underwater shot of cat swimming by

7. Above waterline shot of cat in water

8. Point of view from atop cat's head

++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY UNDERNEATH VIDEO++

9. SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

"I figured worse case she'd let me know with her claws and she hasn't ..."

10. Underwater shot of cat swimming

11. Pool ledge view of cat in water

12. Cat swimming by

13. Underwater shot of cat

14. Cat in pool being led by handler

15. Cat walking up ramp from pool

16. GRAPHIC - Data source: Association for Pet Obesity Prevention

17. Slow pan from doggie day camp sign

18. Dogs barking at door of camp

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19. SOUNDBITE: Dr. Robert Justin / Leesburg Veterinary Internal Medicine

"That fat dog or fat cat isn't just cute it's a potential health problem especially down the line."

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20. Holly the cat being helped into water

++VIDEO ON TOP OF SOUND BITE++

21. SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

"She has lost about a pound in about a six month period I think ..."

22. Exterior of pet resort

23. Dog jumping on course

24. Cat playing with toy through hole

25. SOUNDBITE: Leah Sedwick / Olde Towne Pet Resort

"A lot of the pets get more exercise here than they're getting at home."

26. Cat walking by camera

27. Dog getting blow dried

28. Sparky the dog swimming

29. Sparky the dog flapping tale in water by camera

30. SOUNDBITE: Marcia Parkinson / Sparky's Owner

"He's been up to 30 laps, which is really good for a dog ..."

31. Tight on Holly the cat's face

32. Holly sitting in water

33. Underwater shot of cat

34. Wide of Holly in pool

35. Medium on Holly in water

++VIDEO ON TOP OF SOUND BITE++

36. SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

"I have to give her baths to help with oils in her skin. And she ended up liking the baths so I figured why not bring her to the pool here?"

37. NAT SOUND of cat growling

38. Holly getting up after swim

39. SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

"When you take off the vest she realizes we're done. So she walks out."

40. SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

"I know, the drying process. You hate it."

41. Holly being dried

42. Cat in basket

43. Tight on cat licking fur in basket

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

SWIMMING MEANS SUITING UP ...

(NATS)

(plastic snap snaps)

THEN GETTING IN ...

(Still of Lochte, then to Holly)

AMERICA HAS RYAN LOCHTE ... THE OLDE TOWNE PET RESORT OUTSIDE WASHINGTON HAS ... HOLLY. *LOVING* THE WATER ...

SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

SOT: I figured worse case she'd let me know with her claws and she hasn't ...

LAP BY LAP ... PAW STROKE BY PAW STROKE ...

THE 13-AND-A-HALF YEAR OLD, 18-POUND CAT IS TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT.

LIKE SOME OF THEIR HUMAN OWNERS ... THE NATION'S PETS ARE GETTING ... *LARGER*

(Graphic)

53 PERCENT OF DOGS ... 55 PERCENT OF CATS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE, ACCORDING TO ONE STUDY BY THE ASSOCIATION FOR PET OBESITY PREVENTION ... SOME 88 MILLION PETS.

SOUNDBITE: Dr. Robert Justin / Leesburg Veterinary Internal Medicine

SOT: That fat dog or fat cat isn't just cute it's a potential health problem especially down the line.

FOR HOLLY ...WITH DIET AND EXERCISE ...

SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

SOT: She has lost about a pound in about a six month period I think ...

AT THIS PET RESORT ... PEOPLE'S PETS GO THROUGH THE PACES ...

(NATS jump, jump! Good boy)

(cat pawing at toy)

BATTING AWAY THE POUNDS THROUGH *PLAY.*

SOUNDBITE: Leah Sedwick / Olde Towne Pet Resort

SOT: A lot of the pets get more exercise here than they're getting at home.

VETS SAY THE WEIGHT SHOULD COME OFF SLOWER THAN IN HUMANS, TO AVOID HEALTH PROBLEMS ...

BUT SPARKY THE BEAGLE BASSET MIX KEEPS AT IT ...

SOUNDBITE: Marcia Parkinson / Sparky's Owner

SOT: He's been up to 30 laps, which is really good for a dog ...

AS FOR HOLLY THAT AQUATIC CAT ...

A WATERY RESTING SPOT ...

(Nats)

THEN A FEW MORE LAPS ...

SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

SOT: I have to give her baths to help with oils in her skin. And she ended up liking the baths so I figured why not bring her to the pool here?

(Nats MEOW)

*WHY NOT* HAVE A CAT SWIM?

SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

SOT: When you take off the vest she realizes we're done. So she walks out.

A *WET* CAT ...

SOUNDBITE: Dani Lawhorne / Holly's Owner

SOT: I know, the drying process. You hate it.

(Licks self, crosses paws in basket)

A *FAT* CAT ... GETTING A WEIGHT PROBLEM LICKED.

LEE POWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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