The post was made by Robert Goldstein's step-daughter. A story and radio segment on WBBM Newsradio confirmed that Tiger is now a social media star.
"She goes, 'I can't get over it but there's like 150,000 people that have responded about your cat,' and I was like, 'Well, that's awesome,'" Goldstein said.
ICYMI: A suburban cat is 31 years old, according to the owner, which makes Tiger possibly the oldest cat in the world; in human years, that is well over 100 ... https://t.co/w3YryJ5akv pic.twitter.com/KhdlTK44gp
— WBBM Newsradio (@WBBMNewsradio) August 4, 2019
The owner said Tiger's nickname is Lincoln and that he acquired the cat in 1996 from his then-girlfriend, who got him in 1989. The WBBM Newsradio story says that Tiger still goes outside and sits on top of the car.
Wikipedia tells us that the top five oldest cats on record are:
- Creme Puff, 38
- Baby, 38
- Puss, 36
- Ma, 34
- Granpa Rex, 34
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