How Long Do Cats Live?

Those who own cats living for 5 and more years, sooner or later start asking a question, "For How Long Do Cats Live?"

That's because for this period of time, cats have become real members of the family, not just friends or companions.

According to the vets, those cats who eat a balanced healthy diet, are not exposed to stresses, and receive proper care, can live quite long.

It was found out that in such ideal environment, some domesticated cats can live up to 20 years.

It was also discovered that sterilized cats usually live 2-4 years longer than those who had offspring.

At the same time, not domesticated street cats usually live no more than 10 years.

Therefore, if you are wondering, for how long do cats live, you should know that the average lifespan of a domesticated cat is about 15-18 years.

If you want to know how old your cat (or other pet) is, use our Age Calculator to get a direct answer to that question

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