Merlin the Cat, Possibly the Loudest Purrer


Merlin the cat is a loud purrer. He always purrs like this when someone pets him. The owner Tracy Westwood never thought about his purr until they noticed the world record holder [Smokey is currently the Guinness World Record holder for the loudest purring domestic cat]. “So my new years resolution this year was see if he’s actualy a Guinness World Record breaker,” said Tracy.

“Most domestic cats purr at around 25 decibels but Merlin has hit a mog-nificent 100 – louder than a hair dryer, a hand drill or a lawnmower. The 12-year-old pet is so noisy owner Tracy Westwood struggles to hold telephone conversations or hear the TV. Mrs Westwood, 47, said: ‘I often have people asking me what on earth is the noise in the background – it’s just Merlin the cat.’ Mrs Westwood,” reported SWNS.

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5 Responses to “Merlin the Cat, Possibly the Loudest Purrer”

  1. Jillian says:

    What an awesome and special cat! I wonder if the purring would be soothing to sleep too, or if it would keep you awake, like snoring? Hm. Either way, he’s a grand kitty. :)

  2. Leigh says:

    Happy cat!!!!

  3. jude says:

    i wish he’d loan a few decibals to my cat! she rarely purrs and when she does it’s barely audible :( (i love her anyway) :)

  4. C says:

    That is so sweet! At that kitty looked so happy being on his mom’s lap!

  5. Noelegy says:

    I watched this on a tablet, and my cat became VERY interested! He rubbed his jaw on the tablet and even nibbled the corner.

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