Researchers questing to find out when humans and cats began cohabitating have been doing DNA sampling of thousands of cats around the world and believe they have stumped upon the oldest bloodline of feline known to exist.

This cat was found in the country of Jordan and is already 16 years old, have medic tests have revealed an only minor cellular breakdown in the cat’s body tissue.

Exactly what this means, no one is sure, other than to say ‘here is the oldest relative to the first cats’.

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