World oldest cat has died in Texas


Mansfield(America): The world’s oldest cat scooter died at the age of 30. Siamese cat Scooter was just named the world's oldest living cat in the Guinness Book of World Records, and celebrated his 30th birthday last month.

But his owner, Gail Floyd from Texas, said Scooter had died by the time Guinness conferred its title. He lived in Mansfield, Texas, with owner Gail Floyd.

The normal life expectancy for cats is 12 to 16 years, said Dr. Tricia Latimer, a veterinarian with Walnut Creek Animal Clinic. In human years, Scooter would have been about 136 years old, Latimer said.

The oldest cat ever on record is Creme Puff, who died in 2005 at the age of 38 years and three days- the equialent of 168 years.