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15 pets with Guinness World Records

By: Laura Moss on Oct. 11, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Merlin is the loudest purring cat in the world.

Photo: Guinness World Records /YouTube

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Loudest purr

When Merlin is happy, everyone around him knows it. This black-and-white cat gained a place in the Guinness Book of Records with a purr that measured 67.8 decibels. That's the same volume as an air conditioner or a dishwasher. Merlin has clocked in as a 100 decibles, though, too.