There are many ways cats can get famous. One is to have a distinctive look like Grumpy Cat combined with humor. A second is to do something notable like Tara the Hero Cat who saved a four-year old boy from getting attacked by a dog. Still another way to gain fame is to simply live a long time.
Poppy, a tortoiseshell puss from Bournemouth was born in February 1990, making her the world’s oldest cat at 24 years old. Although she’s deaf and blind, she’s still the boss of the house and keeps the other cats in their place.