'Real ale on tap' is secret behind Britain's oldest pub cat's longevityApr 23, 4:49 pm
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A pub cat named Rosie is thought to be one of the oldest in Britain after she clocked up the equivalent of 112 in human years.Rosie has been standing at the bar of the Swan with Two Neck in the village of Pendleton near Clitheroe, Lancashire, since the 1980s and has just reached her 25th birthday.Pub landlady Christine Dilworth who owns Rosie believes her long life is down to the real ale fumes going up her nose. Cats normally have a life expectancy of 15 years."She has always had good company and enjoyed time by the open fire and I think the real ale fumes have helped as well," the Daily Mail quoted Dilworth as saying."She is quite frail and she has always been small, but she is a real character. She is so happy when people are around, because she has grown up in a pub."We've had other cats over the years, but Rosie is special. She's a real lady and very gentle and happy even when the children are pulling at her."Not a day goes by without anybody asking how she is and lots of people take photographs of her on their phones - I think she secretly enjoys her celebrity status," she said.Rosie, who has always been mistaken as a kitten because of her petite frame, loves nothing more than being in the thick of the hustle and bustle of the bar."She very rarely goes upstairs."She loves being stroked by all the customers and lying stretched out in front of the fire. In summer, she'll go out to the benches and lie in the sun," Dilworth said.The family got a scare a couple of years ago, when Rosie developed cancer on her ear."She had to get part of her ear chopped off - maybe it was down to too much sun-bathing, they do say to rub sun cream on cats' ears," she said.The oldest cat ever recorded by the Guinness Book of Records was Creme Puff a female from Texas which died at age of 38 years and 3 days in August 2005.But last year a family in South Wales claimed to have the oldest in the world after their pet Lucy reached its 39th birthday. (ANI)
Here's how you can look thinner by these slimming style hacks Jul 5, 7:21 pm
Washington DC, July 5 (ANI): If you feel awkward being fat chick and Meghan Trainor's song 'All About That Bass' also didn't helped you to get rid of that conservation then here are some slimming style tricks that can help you look instantly slimmer in seconds.Full Story »
Blue-eyed people likelier to be alcoholic Jul 5, 7:15 pm
Washington DC, July 5 (ANI): Blue eyes are not always the epitome of beauty as a new study has suggested that blue-eyed people are usually addicted to drinking alcohol.Full Story »
Dogs behave 'negatively' to people who are mean to their master Jul 5, 6:14 pm
London, July 5 (ANI): If people say that dogs are loyal to their owner then they surely mean it as a new study has revealed that domestic dogs avoid people who are mean to their owners.Full Story »
Nobel laureates call for action on climate change Jul 4, 4:21 pm
Washington DC, July 4 (ANI): Over 30 Nobel laureates recently assembled and appealed nations to participate in the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015 to take useful steps to limit future global emissions to protect the climate.Full Story »
- World`s largest Hello Kitty theme park officially comes to life in China
- Beware! Is your partner 'ghosting' with you?
- NASSCOM award for Matrimony.com's 'MIMA'
- Shh! Fur is trending again, but 'silently'
- Indian boy hailed as `monkey god` has his tail removed, loses status
- Is `paleo-vegan hybrid` diet the answer to all our dietary issues?
- Being `asexual` is also normal
- Diabetic? Here's how to travel safe
- Here's how `foodies` really are!
- Power of Purse! Expensive designer bags are conveyers of status
TOP VIDEO STORIES