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World Record Cat Facts
Longest Living Cat:
The oldest cat ever was Creme Puff from Austin, Texas, who lived to be an incredible 38 years and 3 days old.
The longest cat ever recorded was a
named Stewie, who measured an impressive 48.5 inches long.
The heaviest cat on record was Himmy, an Australian cat that weighed a whopping 46.8 lbs.
The tallest cat ever was Arcturus Aldebaran Powers, who measured 19.05 inches tall.
The smallest cat on record was a male blue point
, named Tinker Toy, who measured only 2.75 inches tall and 7.5 inches long.
The cat with the most toes was a ginger tomcat named Jake, who had 28 toes in total.
The highest jump by a cat was achieved by Waffle the Warrior Cat, who jumped 213.36 cm (7 ft).
Most Popular Cat Breed:
The most popular cat breed in the world, according to the Cat Fanciers' Association, is the Persian Cat.
More World Record Cat Facts
Largest Cat Litter:
The largest cat litter ever recorded was born to a Burmese/Siamese cat in the UK, which gave birth to 19 kittens.
Oldest Cat Breed:
is recognized as the oldest
breed of cat
and they have existed for over 4,000 years.
Blackie, the world's wealthiest cat, inherited £7 million from his owner in 1988.
The shortest cat ever recorded is Lilieput, a female munchkin cat, who stands just 5.25 inches tall from the floor to the shoulders.
Most Prolific Mouse Catcher:
A cat named Towser, who worked for the Famous Grouse distillery in Scotland, is credited with catching nearly 30,000 mice in her lifetime.
is the fastest breed of domestic cat, capable of running at speeds up to 30 mph.
Most Instagram-Famous Cat:
Nala Cat holds the record for the most Instagram followers for a cat, with over 4 million followers.
Most Expensive Cat:
The world's most expensive cat is the Ashera – a very rare breed of a hybrid cat that can cost up to $125,000.
Loudest Purr by a Domestic Cat:
Merlin, a cat from the UK, holds this record with a purr measured at 67.8 decibels.
A Maine Coon cat from Finland named Fullmoon's Miss American Pie holds the record for the longest whiskers on a cat at 7.5 inches.
Even More World Record Cat Facts
Most Tricks Performed by a Cat in One Minute:
Didga, an Australian cat, holds the record for the most tricks performed in one minute with 20.
Longest Fur on a Cat:
Sophie, a black-and-white cat from California, holds the record for the longest fur on a cat at 10.11 inches.
Most Watched Cat on YouTube:
The record for the most views for a cat on YouTube goes to "Nyan Cat."
Oldest Cat Youtuber:
A cat named Mino-chan from Japan is known as the oldest cat YouTuber, creating content until she was 27 years and 2 months old.
Most Survived Falls:
A cat named Andy holds the record for the most survived high falls – over 200 meters!
Largest Collection of Cat-Related Items:
As of my last update, a woman named Jacqueline Sinsteden in the UK holds the record for the largest collection of cat-related items with over 21,000 pieces.
Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Cats:
The largest gathering of people dressed as cats was 250, achieved by Maru Cat Club (Japan) in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, on 10 November 2019.
Most Consecutive Times a Cat's Been Petted:
The most consecutive times a cat has been stroked is 46,725, and was achieved by a cat called Bini the Bunny in California, USA, on 16 June 2020.
First Cat in Space:
The first and only cat to go to space was a French cat named Félicette, who survived a 15-minute suborbital flight.
Most Named Cat Breed:
Siamese cat breed
has the most names. It's also known as Wichien Maat, Moon Diamond, and Royal Cat of Siam.