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Colonel Meow Earns Guinness Record for Longest Fur

August 29, 2013
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A cat named Colonel Meow from Seattle, Washington won the Guinness World Record for the cat with the longest fur, clocking in at 9 inches. The cat has a huge social media presence, with more than 180,000 likes on Facebook and tons of views on YouTube. Kristina Behr (@KristinaBehr) takes a look at why this feline is so fantastic.

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