You’ve probably heard that cats have nine lives, but the truth is they’re just as mortal as the rest of us. Beyond old superstitions, what do we know about the cat lifespans? How long do cats live, and what can we do to make sure we can help our beloved fur friends enjoy long and happy lives?
It turns out that cat lives vary pretty dramatically based on their environment and us pet owners have a lot of impact on whether our kitties live to be granny-aged. For example, we’ve got a fun tidbit here about a cat that lived to be a whopping 38 years old, thanks to a pet owner who has a knack for aging kitty timelines.