To be truthful, I think the Zoë (cat) merely tolerates Tara(dog)! Tara turns 13 on March 17. I inherited her from my Mum 7-1/2 years ago. My mother lives on through Tara, haunting me on a daily basis. An yes, Zoë is too fat and yes, Zoë is on a diet and a rigid play/exercise routine. Send catnip.