Tiffany Two

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Tiffany Two
Tiffany Two.jpg
Other name(s) Tiffany Two
Species Tortoiseshell cat
Sex Female
Born March 13, 1988
San Diego, California, USA
Died May 22, 2015(2015-05-22) (aged 27)
Owner Sharon Voorhees

Tiffany Two (March 13, 1988 – May 22, 2015) was the world's oldest 2 living cat, aged 27 years, according to Guinness World Records.[1] This distinction is different from the oldest cat ever verified; Creme Puff lived for 38 years, 3 days.


Tiffany Two, a tortoiseshell cat, was born in San Diego, California, on March 13, 1988.[2] She was bought by her owner, Sharon Voorhees, from a pet shop when she was six weeks old. The tortoiseshell feline long outlived two dogs purchased by Voorhees at about the same time.[3]

Tiffany ate both wet and dry cat food and, while mostly an indoor cat, ventured outside from time to time.[1]

Tiffany Two died on May 22, 2015, aged 27, roughly 125 cat years.[4][5]

The previous official world's oldest living cat was Poppy, from Bournemouth, Dorset, who died at age 24 in June 2014.[6]

Competitor candidacy[edit]

It is contended that Missan, a Swedish farm cat, is 29 years old. Åsa Wickberg, her owner, says she found her as a stray kitten in 1985. According to a representative for Guinness, Wickberg has requested the organization declare Missan the world's oldest living cat. Guinness is waiting for more proof-of-age documents, such as medical records and statements from veterinarians, before ruling on Wickberg’s claim.[7]

On June 4, 2015, Guinness released a statement: "We are currently investigating and verifying the potential successors for the oldest living cat title and will announce this once we’re in a position to do so. We welcome applications for this title on our website."[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Thorne, Dan (6 February 2015). "Oldest cat living: Tiffany Two from California claims world record". Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ Hassan, Adeel (13 March 2015). "Your Friday Briefing: Latest News: Ferguson Manhunt, Hillary Clinton Emails, DeMarco Murray". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  3. ^ "World's oldest living cat Tiffany two celebrates her 27th birthday". Mail Online.
  4. ^ Thorne, Dan (3 June 2015). "Tiffany Two, the world's oldest cat living passes away". Retrieved 4 June 2015.
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  6. ^ "Poppy, the world's oldest cat dies at 24". Mail Online.
  7. ^ Li, David K. "The world's oldest cat looks like Wilford Brimley". New York Post.
  8. ^ "World's Oldest Cat, Tiffany Two, Dies at Age 27", by Nicole Pelletiere, ABC News