Outlandish Guinness Records

Blackie the cat
Illustration: Rama Ramesh

It’s the Guinness Book of Records and we know that what we find there isn’t going to be anything normal. And the Guinness Book of Records knows and understands ‘weird’ better than anybody else. Here are some fantastic record breakers…

Look what the cat got!
It’s quite natural for some people to love their pets dearly. Ben Rea was no different. The man shared his mansion with fifteen cats, out of which only one, Blackie, survived. Blackie was in for a huge windfall that he probably didn’t care about. When Ben died, his family members never got to see any of his money. Instead, Ben’s will left explicit instructions to pass on all his wealth, a sum of 7 million pounds, to his feline friend.

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Rama Ramesh

Rama Ramesh

Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.
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Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.