How long do cats live?

With regular veterinary exams and routine care, most indoor cats live to their teens and many into their twenties. The oldest cat recorded lived to be 38 years old.

Maine Coon looking out the windowCats are often regarded:

  • Kittens from birth to 6 months of age
  • Teenagers/juniors from 7 months to 2 years
  • Adults from 3  to 6 years
  • Mature from 7 to 10 years
  • Seniors from 11 to 14 years
  • Geriatric from 15 years and up

Of course, these stage vary with the individual and with overall health.

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