Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Images of the Late "Stewie" the Longest Cat in the World

Famous for being designated as the longest cat in the world by Guinness World Records, Stewie, named after the character in Family Guy, died of cancer at the age of eight.

Measurements of Stewie from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail was 48.5 inches.

He died on Monday, February 5 from cancer. He had actually been thought to be in remission after receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatment for the disease, which was identified as Lymphosarcoma, a malignant disease of the lymphoid tissues. He was diagnosed with the disease in January 2012.

Stewie died in Reno, Nevada, at the home of his owner Robin Hendrickson. His full name was Mymains Stewart Gilligan

The Facebook page of Stewie was swamped with messages of affection and condolences over the loss of one of the most popular domestic cats in the world.

Below are several photos of Stewie in various poses, as well as a YouTube video of the beloved feline.

Video of Stewie - World's Longest Cat

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