- Smokey, Merlin
- 67.8 decibel(s) (A-weighted)
- United Kingdom (Torquay)
The loudest purr by a domestic cat is 67.8 dB and was achieved by Smokey, owned by Lucinda Ruth Adams (UK) at Spring Hill farm, Pitsford, Northampton, UK, on 25 March 2011. This was equalled by Merlin, owned by Tracy Westwood (UK) in Torquay, Devon, UK, on 2 April 2015.
Smokey is a domestic cat and achieved its record in its home, where it felt relaxed and happy.
Merlin was 13 years old at the time of its record.