Meet Corduroy world’s official oldest cat declared by the Guinness World Records and a resident of Oregon, USA. He is 121 years old in cat years and 26 years and 205 days old in human years. This impressively healthy cat is a social media celebrity who has huge number of followers in Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, and physically also, he is quite active.

Corduroy’s owner is a 34-year-old entrepreneur, Ashley Reed Okura, picked up the cat when she was 6-years-old. Ever since then, Corduroy became a close friend to Ashley who takes care of the pet as well as is also his social media manager.

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Speaking to Mirror UK, Ashley stated that, “I do my best to update his followers and respond to messages and special requests.”

About the secret of the Corduroy’s longevity, Ashley disclosed that his diet includes special low-protein food to protect his kidney and the fact that Corduroy spends good amount of time outdoors. Corduroy enjoys hunting and knows how to defend himself outdoors.

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Ashley further disclosed that Corduroy is mellow and enjoys grooming himself in his free time. He is aware of the affection and attention that everyone around gives him and is quite patient.   About the importance of Corduroy in the family and her life, Ashley stated, “It is an honour to have Corduroy in our life, I honestly don’t remember much of my life without him.”   He is a wonderful companion and I hope to give him a happy and healthy life for many more years.”  

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Definitely, a wonderful addition to the family and may he live longer with great health.

Story Inputs: Mirror UK