World's Oldest Cat 39?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Enchanted Sunrise Farms, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    DH was given a kitten when he was 12 that cat got hit by a car when he was 38. So Bunky was 26 and still hunting , that's what he was doing when he got hit by the car.
  2. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    I'm not surprised we have one in the house over 20. What a pain.
  3. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    There is a guinness book of world records entry for hte oldest cat...something like 33 or 34 years old, so I would assume it is possible. A friend of mine had a cat that lived to be 26 or 27 years, which doesn't seem to be too uncommon these days (not the average, but not unheard of either).
  4. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    My sister and her DH found a stray full grown cat on their doorstep.
    They took Bob to the vet, got him fixed, shots and so on. The vet guessed he was atleast 3 years old.
    Bob died last year after 21 years at my sister's house. So he was atleast 24 years old and going strong.
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2011
  5. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    Quote:I have 2, 1 is 13 and the other is 9 that still act like kittens.
  6. We have two 7-year-olds, one who is 13, and my oldest, Pumpkin, will be 17 in May. She is the oldest cat i've ever owned. Although, i have met folks that say their cats are in their early twenties. i just didn't realize it was possible for any cat to reach the upper 20's or make it into their 30's. That's good news, as i would like to have all my cats around for a good long time.
  7. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chirping

    Oct 5, 2010
    Owosso, MI
    I am not too sure if I believe that. Oh well.
    IMO, the only good cat, is a barn cat.[​IMG]
  8. farmerlor

    farmerlor Songster

    Well gosh, my daughter has a cat who 18 and she recently paid to have some expensive vet care which I thought was ridiculous because I didn't think the cat had too many years left in her. This story sort of makes me wrong don't it?
  9. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    I had to let one go because of kidney failure, he was 18. I have one now that is 14.

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