Guinness record was awarded to the oldest cat in the world. Tiffany Two will celebrate its 27th anniversary March 13, 2015.

From its 26 years, Tiffany Two is the oldest living cat in the world. According to Guinness World Records at the very least. Born March 13, 1988, the animal was adopted six weeks later by Sharon Voorhees for the modest sum of $ 10. The owner also said that this was his best investment. Despite his advanced age, this cat in turtle shell coat still hear and see very well. It eats kibble and wet food and mostly remains inside the house. The previous record was held by Creme Puff , who died in 2005 at the age of 38 years and 3 days. And all the readers of Sciences et Avenir remember Poppy, of course .

The secret of longevity

In general, cats live between 12 and 18 years. However, good living conditions generally increase their life expectancy. For example, keeping his companion in reducing the risk of accidents caused by cars or other animals . Further, the sterilized cats usually die older they are more sedentary and have the instinct to less developed fighter, limiting their interactions with animals capable of transmitting infectious diseases. Regarding females, ovarian ablation reduces their risk of contracting an infection of the uterus or breast tumors. A balanced diet and regular visits to the vet can also help extend the life expectancy of the cat.