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At almost 27, Flossie is world's oldest cat!

Her owner says Flossie is still playful and curious. Photo: Cats Protection / Guinness World Records

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By Skyler Caruso

No need to tap into those nine lives just yet!

Shortly before her 27th birthday, Flossie — a British black and brown cat — was pronounced the world's oldest living cat by the Guinness Book of World Records on Nov. 23, marking a fanatic feat for the feline and her owner.

Flossie received official recognition at 26 years and 329 days old — which is approximately 120 years old in human years, according to the record-breaking reference book.

"I knew from the start that Flossie was a special cat, but I didn't imagine I'd share my home with a world record holder," her current owner, Vicki Green, said per the Guinness Book of World Records' website,

Despite her old age, Flossie has no gray hairs in her fluffy fur yet. While the elderly black and brown kitty looks puurfect in appearance, she has poor eye sight and is deaf. But aside from that, Flossie is reportedly in good health.

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