The world’s oldest cat just celebrated his 31st birthday and looks as chipper as ever
A tabby cat who might be the world’s oldest cat has just celebrated his 31st birthday.
His name is Nutmeg and he’s been with his current owners since 1990 – when he turned up in their back garden as a stray.
Liz and Ian Finlay found the cat 26 years ago with an abscess on his neck, and took him to their local Cats Protection where they told them that he was at least five years old.
‘We celebrate his birthday in March every year so we know it was around March 1990 when we got him,’ says Ian.
‘I sorted out the abscess on his neck and then we took him to the Cat Protection League to check him... read more
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