Two Guinness World Record-holding cats share home near Detroit

The World's tallest domestic cat and the domestic cat with the longest tail live in Farmington Hills with Will and Lauren Powers, who sought the records to raise funds for a cat shelter.
 

Published: 17th September 2017 06:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2017 08:30 PM   |  A+A-

Cygnus Regulus Powers holds the record for the domestic cat with the longest tail. (Photo | AP)

By Associated Press

FARMINGTON HILLS: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit.

Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at about 19 inches (48 centimeters). Housemate Cygnus Regulus Powers holds the record for the domestic cat with the longest tail, measuring more than 17 inches (43 centimeters).

The cats live in Farmington Hills with Will and Lauren Powers. Guinness says they sought the records to raise awareness about a cat shelter.

Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records
mark for tallest domestic cat. (Photo | AP)

Will Powers told The Detroit News that people often want to have photos taken with the cats, so they ask them for donations for the shelter.

He says both cats are about 2 years old. MLive.com reports that Arcturus could keep growing until age four or five.

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