There is a tremendous feline race going on for the official record titles, despite the fact that we all believe our cats are the most unique, loving, and cute in the world. Check out the feline superstars that won World Records in various categories.
In January of 2020, an English Maine-Coon called Rubble became the oldest cat in the world. The year 2019 marked his 31st birthday party.
Cream Puff, a cat from Texas, set the record for longest living cat when she passed away at the age of 38 in 2005.
Hercules the Liger, at a whopping 418.2kg (922 lbs), is the biggest and heaviest cat in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. He was an Australian resident of Cairns.
Tinker Toy, an American Blue Point Himalayan, held the record for smallest cat in the world. Tinker Toy measured a mere 234 inches in height, 72 inches in length, and weighed just 1 pound, 8 ounces.
Another Maine Coon, this one from Italy and given the name Barivel, holds the record for the longest domestic cat ever. Barivel is a quiet and kind giant that measures 3 feet and 11 inches in length.
Who exactly is the world's fastest cat? The cheetah, with its top speed of 60 miles per hour, is still the fastest land animal. However, the Egyptian Mau is the fastest domestic cat, capable of speeds up to 30 miles per hour.
The true victors (in our hearts) will always be the kitties we love, regardless of which ones make it into the record books. Check out our site to learn more about different types of cats, their habits, and more.