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Illustration for article titled New World Record Set for Loudest Purr

A black and white domestic shorthair cat named Merlin has been awarded the Guiness World Record for loudest purr by a domestic cat.

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At 67.8 decibels, Merlin is ever-so-slightly louder than the previous record holder, another British cat named Smokey, whose purr registered 67.68 decibels.

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At this point the question must be asked - why are British cats so happy? Or are they just the loudest about it? Are they simply registering their approval of having official government representation?

Illustration for article titled New World Record Set for Loudest Purr
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Video evidence of this record-setting purr can be seen below:

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