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Ann Munday and Wadsworth
In January, an orange moggy named Margaret celebrated the big 2-5, and now another cat from across the pond is beating the odds by purring to see his 27th birthday.
Bedford, UK resident Ann Munday adopted Wadsworth in 1986 when he was just 4-weeks-old. She described him as a runt of the litter, who was sickly, and had to be nursed back to health. Waddy, as he is affectionately known, has been an excellent companion to Ann over the years, especially after the death of her husband thirteen years ago.
According to Guinness World Records, the oldest living cat is 23-year-old Pinky from Kansas, but it's possible that at 27, Wadsworth has claimed the title. He has been treated at the same veterinary clinic since he was a kitten, and they have the records to verify his age.
I think it's interesting that out of all of the "World's Oldest Cat" stories I've covered, all have come from the UK! What are they putting in the water over there??
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