Joel Callen

News

Mon, 18 May, 2015

This cat has the loudest purr in the world

This cat has the loudest purr in the world

Merlin looks like an average cat, right? But if you watch the video above, you’ll soon hear that he’s a little different. The 13-year-old cat has recently broken the Guinness World Record for the loudest purr by a domestic cat.

Merlin was adopted from a shelter as a kitten, and is very much loved by his humans. Although they report that they have to turn the television up if they’re watching a film with him in the room. At almost 70 decibels, Merlin’s purr is louder than a dishwasher.

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