Is this the world's oldest cat? Rubble celebrates his 30th birthday

Possibly the oldest cat in the world has celebrated its 30th birthday with a party at a vets in Exeter, Devon.

Rubble, who lives with owner Michele Heritage, was treated to some of his favourite cat food and a free check-up to mark the day.

'He's a lovely cat, although he has got a little grumpy in his old age,' said Michele, 47, who works at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Rubble, who lives with owner Michele Heritage, was treated to some of his favourite cat food and a free check-up to mark the day (pictured together)

Rubble, who lives with owner Michele Heritage, was treated to some of his favourite cat food and a free check-up to mark the day (pictured together)

Michele, 47, got Rubble just before her 18th birthday when he was just a kitten

Michele, 47, got Rubble just before her 18th birthday when he was just a kitten

She added that despite possibly now owning the world's oldest cat she had never wanted to go down the record route as she didn't want Rubble turning into a celebrity.

But she said she was still extremely proud of her moggy's achievements.

'We have no way of knowing his age exactly but I got him just before my 18th birthday when he was a kitten.

'City Vets have been a huge help in keeping him healthy. Rubble suffers from high blood pressure so he needs regular medication,' Michele said.

It's thought that

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