According to some sources, the world’s oldest cat lived to be 34 – that’s 153 in cat years! Some breeds will live longer than others – for example, on average Siamese and Manx breeds are said to live the longest, so could reach a ripe age in human years!
Wait a minute – are we talking about the same creatures who reach near-spontaneous-combustion temperatures when they bask in a sunny spot next to a window or in front of the fireplace in the winter? YES! Even though our furry fluffballs love warmth, hot weather is something that can be very dangerous for cats.
As you know, recent unprecedented flooding has left Houston, Texas underwater. The immeasurable amount of permanent damage has left its mark not only human lives, but on animal lives as well. Suffering and dying without shelter, food or medical care, these terrified companions are lucky to be found alive. If they are rescued in time, unfortunately only 2% will be reunited with their owners.