30-Year-Old Scooter Named World’s Oldest Cat

Posted in Cat Videos - On: May 11, 2016 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Videos 
Last Updated: December 10, 2016  
Author:  Jan Travell

At 30 years old, Scooter, a Siamese, has been declared the new world’s oldest living cat by the Guinness Book of World Records.
He was born March 26, 1986 and lives with his owner Gail Floyd in Mansfield, Texas. They have been together since Scooter was a little kitten playing in her hair and riding on her shoulder. These days, Scooter wakes Gail up every morning at 6 a.m. and waits by the door when she arrives home from work.

On Scooter’s many years, Gail told Guinness World Records that she keeps her cat active. “He enjoys being blow-dried after his bath and indulging in his favourite snack, chicken, which he’s treated to every other day.” She also spoke about their travels, Scooter had visited over 40 states in the US and often visits the nursing home where Gail’s mother lives. “He likes to see new places and he likes people,” she added.

Well done Scooter, the world’s official oldest living cat.
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About the author

Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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