The tallest cat on record is named Scarlett’s Magic. Scarlett’s Magic is 18.07 inches tall! This measurement was taken on August 20th, 2010.
Tinker Toy is the smallest cat at a mere 2.75 inches! Tinker Toy is a fully grown male Himalayan-Persian cat living in Illinois. 2.75 inches is the height (or ever smaller) than a Smartphone.
Oldest Living Cat
Pinky is the oldest currently living cat on record. Pinky was born on October 31st, 1989. This past Halloween Pinky turned 22 years old.
Oldest Cat Ever Recorded
Born August 3rd, 1967, Crème Puff lived until August 6th, 2005. Crème Puff lived 38 years and 3 days! Crème Puff lived through the decades of 60s hippies, 70s disco, 80s smooth rock, 90s punk, and into the 00s tech-age.
Cat with the Most Toes
Having known many cats with extra toes, this is one of my favorite records!
Jake has 7 toes on each paw, for a combined total of 28 toes! Jake lives in Canada.
Cat lovers are accustomed to the sight of a happy cat tail waving through the air. Mymains Stewart Gilligan, or Stewie for short, has the longest tail on record. His tail is 16.34 inches long! Stewie also holds the record for longest domestic cat, measuring 48.5 inches nose to tail. That’s over 4 FEET LONG! Stewie is a Maine Coon who lives in Nevada. Stewie set his record on February 13th, 2011.
Most Prolific Cat
Dusty, a tabby cat from Texas, has left a legacy that will carry on for innumerable generations. Born in 1935, Dusty gave birth to 420 kittens during her life. Her last kitten was born on January 12th, 1952. It is fun to wonder how far Dusty’s descendants have ranged throughout the United States, and perhaps the world. You might be petting one of Dusty’s great, great, great…you get the idea…grand-kitties!
Missi is a Maine Coon living in Finland and she holds the title for the longest whisker. On December 22nd, 2005, Missi’s longest whisker was 7.5 inches long.
Does your cat have a unique trait or feature that seems record-worthy? You can go to http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/set-record/ read about these records and learn how to set your own!
Jennifer Kean is a writer and pet-lover who owns two rescue kittens (lifetime cat owner too!) and has a 40 gallon fish tank!