Sunday, February 28, 2016

Could Secret To Feline Longevity Be Coffee And Red Wine?

Jake Perry is an 85-year-old Texas plumber who may have discovered the feline fountain of youth. Two of his cats have broken the Guinness World Record for oldest cat. A part Sphynx, part Devon Rex named Granpa Rexs Allen made it to age 34; the second, a mixed tabby named Creme Puff, lived to age 38.  According to Perry about a third of his many cats have lived to be at least 30 years old—about twice the average feline life span.

Jake holding a photograph of Granpa, who lived to the age of 34.

I'm not sure I'd want to have a houseful of geriatric cats that might outlive me but read this story, it's interesting.

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