Three months ago, on the QT, tabby cat Nutmeg celebrated his 31st birthday, and rather than give up on his dreams and get a real job, he’s still lounging around at home on the shelf.
Nutmeg, who had a stroke last year, is a contender for world’s oldest cat,. His owners Liz and Ian Finlay claim he was about five years old when he showed up in their backyard in 1990.
Verifying it for Guinness World Records is proving a mite tricky, but it’s in the works.
If he’s not spoofing, Nutmeg beats out the current verifiable title-holder Corduroy, a kittenish 26 years old.
He’s aged very well, in fairness: