Cats

People love cats. So we’ve dedicated a whole page to our feline friends. Whether you want to know about big cats, the oldest cat or those that do tricks, this is the place to come. Cat pictures, cat videos, cat records. They’re all here.

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Cygnus and Arcturus - the cat with the longest tail ever and the tallest cat ever - lived together
Tallest cat and longest tail ever
Most tricks in a minute by a cat Didger
Most tricks in a minute by a cat
As of 2019 Barivel is the longest cat in the world
Barivel: The longest cat in the world
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is the longest running pet shelter
A day out at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
Maru the cat from Japan used to be the most watched animal on YouTube
Most watched animal on YouTube (former record holder)
Colonel Meow used to have the longest fur on a cat
Longest fur (former record holder)
Stewie used to be the longest domestic cat living
Longest cat (former record holder)
Fizz Girl was the shortest domestic cat living in terms of height
Shortest cat (former record holder)
Corduroy was the oldest cat living
Oldest cat living (former record holder)
Ludo used to be the longest domestic cat living
Longest cat (former record holder)

Cat records

Newest breed of cat

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Newest breed of cat

The newest recognized breed of domestic cat is the Selkirk rex, also known as the poodle cat, on…

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Largest living cat

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Largest living cat

The largest living cat is Hercules, an adult male liger (lion x tigress hybrid) currently housed at…

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Longest domestic cat living

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Longest domestic cat living

The longest domestic cat living measures 120 cm (3 ft 11.2 in) and was achieved by Barivel (Italy),…

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Longest domestic cat ever

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Longest domestic cat ever

The longest domestic cat ever was Mymains Stewart Gilligan (aka Stewie) at 123 cm (48.5 in) long. He…

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Shortest living domestic cat

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Shortest living domestic cat

The shortest cat is Lilieput, a nine-year-old female munchkin cat, who measured 13.34 cm (5.25 in)…

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Longest fur on a cat

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Longest fur on a cat

The longest fur on a cat is 25.68 cm (10.11 in) and belongs to Sophie Smith, owned by Jami Smith…

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Longest jump by a cat

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Longest jump by a cat

The longest jump by a cat is 213.36 cm (7 ft) and was achieved by Waffle the Warrior Cat (USA), in…

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Most tricks performed by a cat in one minute

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Most tricks performed by a cat in one minute

The most tricks performed by a cat in one minute is 24, achieved by Didga and her owner Robert…

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Loudest purr by a domestic cat

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Loudest purr by a domestic cat

The loudest purr by a domestic cat is 67.8 db(A) and was achieved by Merlin, owned by Tracy Westwood…

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