08 May '11, 3am

The Cat That Roars (Like a Lawnmower) (VIDEO):

The Cat That Roars (Like a Lawnmower) (VIDEO):

Smokey, a British house cat, has roared, or rather purred, her way into the Guinness Book of World Records. The New York Daily News reports that Smokey, a white tabby, can purr like a "lawnmower" at levels up to 73 decibels, 16 times louder than the average feline though a bit "softer" than blue whales, which are the loudest animals on earth with a low-frequency pulse of 188 decibels. Sounds like this cat's purr is a lot bigger than, um, her paw? The New York Daily News says that Smokey actually sounds more like a "cooing dove." As owner Ruth Adams writes on www.smokeythepurringcat.com , a website devoted to the "outspoken" feline: Smokey is quite possibly the worlds loudest purring cat and is louder than a boeing 737 coming into land! The only time purr-producing Smokey is quiet is when she is asleep. “She even manages to purr while she eats” comments owner Ruth. It was b...

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