When you look at the kinds of world records celebrated by the Guinness Book of World Records, you expect to see the world’s tallest, who can throw the farthest, and who can run the 100-meter dash the fastest. Yet there are many world records that are so weird, so rare, that you may never have thought about those who vie for boasting rights in these categories. Here are ten of the weirdest Guinness records ever.
World’s richest…cat? In 1988, a cat named Blackie outpaced some of the world’s wealthiest humans when he inherited more than $12 million. The pampered pet of a late British antique collector and dealer, Blackie had to share his fortune with several charities, all which benefited you guessed it cats.