Two spectacular feline roommates have recently set two separate Guinness World Records. Cygnus Regulus, a silver Maine Coon has the new record for “Longest Tail on a domestic cat (living)”. His tail measures in at 17.58 inches (44.66cm). It often gets dipped into things by accident since it stretches longer than his body. His humans have to always have to check when walking around the house or closing doors to make sure they don’t catch his tail.
His Savannah cat roommate Arcturus Aldebaran Powers has been confirmed as the “Tallest Domestic Cat” at 19.05 inches (48.4cm). The average cat is about 12-13 inches tall, making him about 50% taller than the usually tabby. He weighs in at about 30 pounds and eats about 1.5 pounds of food each day. He’s actually tall enough to stand up and eat off their kitchen table. To accommodate his size, they have an large outdoor enclosure for him to play in and a medium-sized dog door for him use.
It just happens to be a coincidence that these two kitties are now world famous. But they haven’t let fame get to their head and are still best buds too. Their humans Lauren and Will applied for these records to help raise awareness and donations for the Ferndale Cat Shelter they run together.
They also have another roommate called Sirius the Bengal. He hasn’t broken any world records but he’s apparently super chill too.
For another four-legged record-breaker, check out Freddy, the world’s tallest dog at over 7 feet, 6 inches.