World’s Oldest Cat

This tabby kittie, who is a contender to be the world’s oldest cat, has just celebrated his 31st birthday (that’s an equivalent of 141 in human years). His name is Nutmeg and he chose his humans by showing up in their backyard some 26 years ago. ”He rules the house and he’s absolutely gorgeous,” Nutmeg’s humans told The Mirror. Loving owners Liz and Ian Finlay took the cat in back in 1990 as a stray who befriended their own cat Spice. When they brought the kittie to their local Cats Protection to treat Nutmeg’s abscess on the neck, they told […]

One Man And His Pet Tortoise

A CHILDLESS man has become a viral sensation after taking his enormous pet tortoise for a WALK. When Japanese funeral director Mitani Hisao, 62, spotted a five-centimetre baby tortoise in a pet shop in Tokyo, he knew the animal would become his best friend. But 19 years later the tortoise, named Bon-chan, has grown dramatically – his shell is now 2 foot 5 inches (75cm) in diameter. The unlikely pair attract attention wherever they go on their two hour outings around the city dressed in their homemade outfits.