Stewie, Longest Domestic Cat Dies in Reno.

Stewie, whose real name is Mymains Stewart Gilligan,was the longest domestic cat in the world at more than 4 feet long from nose to tail,has died.He was seven years old.

Guinness World Records states that  Stewie was the record-holder in August 2010, measuring 48.5 inches from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.

The Maine Coon cat was a certified therapy animal that often visited a Reno senior center and helped promote animal welfare awareness with the Nevada Humane Society.

Stewie who was diagnosed in early 2012 with Lymphosarcoma, a malignant disease of the lymphoid tissues had responded successfully to chemotherapy and was declared cancer-free. However the remission period was brief,  and a more aggressive tumor was recently found on his kidneys.


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  3 comments for “Stewie, Longest Domestic Cat Dies in Reno.

  1. February 6, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Poor Stewie… this darned cancer – hope sometimes we will find a cure… btw: 4 foot that’s gigantic..

  2. February 6, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    Just saw this online and I was so sad 🙁

  3. February 7, 2013 at 1:25 am

    Rest in peace Stewie…

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