Cats world records and unusual felines facts, like the most kittens, smallest kitty, largest, oldest, fattest, best climber and other pet trivia information.
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  *These records are not verified by us and not all of them should necessarily be trusted as absolute fact. We do not check every record and rely on the honesty of our visitors. If you would like to submit your cat's record, please hit the email button and supply as much info as possible and also a picture if possible.

Smallest Cat
The most recent smallest cat on record is Mr Peebles.  Verified by Guinness, the domestic short hair resides in Pekin, Illinois. He is only 6.1 inches tall and 19.2 inches long and weighs 3-pounds. He is full size, and fully grown.

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Picture submitted by: Cathy Smith (owner)
We are currently trying to verify this record.

Smartest Cat - Official Site
Cuty Boy, a pure bred Persian, is a prodigy and has been featured in cat sites and periodicals world wide. He can allegedly say 'no' and 'yes' to questions, by rocking his head back and forward and by kissing his owner, Hema Chandras' cheek.

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  His owner claims he can also do math, and says he was tested by principals and teachers alike. If that's not enough, his owner also claims he knows about eight languages, among them Gujarati, Persian, Malayalam, English, Arabic and French.

The oldest reliably recorded cat was a female tabby named Ma, owned by Alice St. George Moore of Drewsteignton, England. This cat was put to sleep on November 5, 1957 at the age of 34 years.

Largest Breed
 The largest cat breed is the Ragdoll. Males weigh 12 to 20 pounds, with females weighing 10 to 15 pounds.

 The worlds fattest cat was a neutered male tabby named "Himmey" When Himmey died of respiratory failure he weighed a whopping 46 lbs 15.5 ounces! He had a 15 inch neck, was 38 inches long, and had a 33 inch waist.

Best Climber
 On September 6, 1950, a 4 month-old kitten belonging to Josephine Aufdenblatten of Geneva, Switzerland followed a group of climbers to the top of the 14,691 foot Matterhorn in the Alps. 

Most Kittens In A Lifetime
 A tabby named "Dusty" gave birth to 420 documented kittens in her lifetime. Let's hope that nobody else attempts this record. Like Bob Barker says, "Have your pet spayed or neutered!" 

Largest Domestic Feline
 The heaviest domestic cat was a neutered male tabby named Himmy, owned by Thomas Vyse of Redlynch, Queensland, Australia. When Himmy died of respiratory failure on March 12, 1986 at the age of 10 years, 4 months, he weighed 46lb 15 oz. (neck 15 inches, waist 33 inches, length 38 inches.)

Largest Litter
 The largest litter was produced by a Burmese\Siamese mother. There were 19 kittens. However, 4 of the kittens were stillborn.

Most Popular House Pets
  Cats outnumber dogs by millions as house pets in USA, UK and many countries of Europe. In USA alone, there are about sixty million cats kept as pets. In the USA, thirty seven percent of houses have at least one pet cat. In the UK about twenty five percent of houses have at least one pet cat. In Australia, about twenty six percent of houses have at least one pet cat. There are more than seven million pet cats in the UK. In Canada, there are about five million domestic cats. There are about five hundred million pet cats in the world. Cats are also widely domesticated in other parts of the world such as Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Israel, Japan, South Africa, all European Countries and many other countries of the world. In India also, many people are keeping cats as pets.

Some of these were taken from
The Guinness Book of Records 1996
Bantham Books/Guinness Publishing Ltd. p62.



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 You can visualize a hundred cats.  Beyond that, you can't.
  Two hundred, five hundred, it all looks the same
-Jack Wright of Kingston, Ontario, Guinness Book record holder for the owner of the most cats at one time [689]

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