Convert Cat’s Age to Human Years
Cats age differently to us. As they age their bodies also change so it is useful to appreciate their comparative age and adjust the diet to suit their age and health conditions. They do not stay young for long as we know it. After the first year cats are fully developed and have reached sexual maturity.
These days’ cats live longer as a result of various factors including better diet, greater care and medical advances etc.
Below is a guide and approximate comparison table:
Domesticated cats typically live 14 to 20 years of age (in human years).
The oldest cat recorded according to the 2007 edition of Guinness Book of Records; The oldest known cat, named Crème Puff, lived to age 38 years and 3 days. This is equivalent 168 years in cat years. The cat died in August 2005.