Ever curious to know the world’s oldest, fattest, or even smallest cat in the world? Those who have been observed as the record holders are on this list, though there very well could be other record-breaking cats out there. Here are an amazing 15 kitty cat world records!
Creme Puff of Austin, Texas (Born August 3rd, 1967) – Creme Puff passes away in 2005 (Age 38)
Oldest Living Cat
Scooter of Mansfield, Texas (Born March 26th, 1986) holds the current record of the oldest living cat.
Largest Fall Survivor
Andy of Florida fell from the 16th floor (200 feet) of an apartment building.
Greatest Survivor (Post-Earthquake)
In Taiwan, a cat was found alive in a collapsed building 80 days after an earthquake in December 1999.
Tarawood Antigone of Oxfordshire, UK, gave birth to nineteen kittens on August 7, 1970. The litter consisted of one female and fourteen males. (15 survived)
Most Offspring of a Single Female Cat
Dusty of Texas birthed 420 kittens in her lifetime by 1952
Oldest Mother Cat
Kitty of Staffordshire, UK, birthed two kittens at the age of thirty. Kitty produced a total of 218 kittens in her lifetime.
Tinker Toy from the US, 2¾ inches tall (at the shoulder) and 7½ inches long; Weighed 1lb and 8oz
Katy from Russia weighs 20kg (44 pounds)
Blackie, owner Ben Rea left him £15 million in his will.
Furthest Traveling Cat
Hamlet escaped from his carrier while on a flight from Toronto, Canada.
Hamlet was discovered seven weeks later, behind a panel. In this time, he had traveled approximately 600,000km on the plane.
Towser caught an amazing 28,899 mice plus other creatures. (April 21, 1963 to March 20, 1987)
She worked for the Glenturret Distillery and has since had a statue placed on the grounds in her honor.
Cat with Most Toes
Mooch of Maine has twenty-eight toes (The normal number of toes being eighteen)
Mr. Peebles of Central Illinois; Weighing 3 lbs, standing 6.1 inches high
Most Cats Owned
Jack and Donna Wright of Kingston, Ontario, own 689 cats.