Do you know which is the world’s oldest cat? Guinness World Records just announced it. Corduroy, an Oregon cat, is the oldest pet feline in the world at 26 years and 13 days, reports Hindustan Times.
Disclosing the secret behind the cat’s age, the owner Ashley Reed Okura from Portland, who was only seven years old when the cat entered her life, said:
“The secret has been allowing him to be a cat – hunting and getting plenty of love. Aside from chasing mice, the cat also likes to eat cheddar cheese.”
The previous record-holder was a San Diego feline named Tiffany Two, who was 26 years and 204 days old when she died on June 3. A spokeswoman for Guinness World Records, Kristen Ott, acknowledged that an older cat than Corduroy might be out there.
But for now, watch the oldest cat bask in the spotlight it is receiving: