Barivel Cat: The Longest Cat Which is Bigger Than your Guitar!

Have you ever wondered which is the longest cat in the world? Well, you should meet Barivel who holds the award of being the longest cat in the world. Born in September 2016, The Barivel cat has had a loving family for 2 years.

This cat has 5.4k followers on Instagram and 910 followers. Here, we will talk about the lifestyle, weight, height, size, and diet of this cat. Well, let us introduce you to Barivel!

Largest Domestic Cat Barivel:

Barivel Cat BreedMaine Coon
Cat LocationItaly
OwnersCinzia Tinnirello and Edgar Scandurra
Length3 feet and 11.5 inches

Maine Coon is a breed of cat which is mainly famous for its size. The Barivel cat is from the Maine Coon breed. This cat was born in 2016 and won the Guinness World Record when he was just 2 years old. These cats have a shy and quiet nature.

This cat holds the world record of being the longest domestic cat in the world and the award was verified on 22 May 2018.

Barivel is located in Italy and its age is 2 years. Cinzia Tinnirello and Edgar Scandurra are the owner and caretakers of this cat.

They have created an Instagram account for this cat with the username barivel_maine_coon. Another interesting thing regarding this cat is that the owner takes him outside in a buggy. People get amazed y seeing a cat in a buggy and they get shocked when they see the actual size of the cat when he gets out of the buggy.

This cat lives with his owner in Italy. The owners of this cat take him outside for a walk in a buggy. Passengers and nearby people take a selfie with them. The cat lives with a happy couple and their children.

What is Barivel cat weight?

You will be get shocked by the Barivel cat size The normal height of a cat should be 23 to 25 centimeters. The normal weight should be 10 pounds and the average length of 46 cm. But you will be shocked that this cat is 3 feet and 11.5 inches long!

The owner already knows that the cat is very special But the team of Guinness world record determined the size of the cat on 22 May 2018 and verified that this is the longest domestic cat in the world.

Longest Cat Ever!

An important point to tell you is that the Barivel is the longest living cat in the world but he is not the longest cat ever in history. The longest cat-ever award goes to Stewie who was a Maine Coon. The length of Stewie was recorded as 4 feet and 0.5 inches. Stewie died in 2013.

But in 018, Barivel holds the position of being the longest domestic cat in the world. Currently, Barivel is the longest domestic cat.

Popularity on Instagram:

The cat is popular in public and also on social media. As you know, you’ve read this article which shows how much popular is this cat. The owners of this cat have created an Instagram profile where they used to upload pictures and videos of Barivel.

The Instagram ID has reached 5,479 Followers (the stats were updated on August 29, 2022).

The cat receives many likes and comments on his pictures.


Well, I think diet is one of the most important points to discuss here. Because the size and health of any living depend on the diet.  You will be amazed to hear that the diet of this cat is quite simple. Barivel eats fish, biscuits, and chicken.

Below is a short documentary of this cat uploaded by Guinness World Record.

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