Family cat is so big people mistake him for a dog

Family cat is so big people mistake him for a dog

Meet Murphy, the Maine Coon cat that weighs a staggering 11 kilograms and measures 104 centimeters from nose to tail. This feline is only twelve months old and still has some growing to do in his home in Worcester. His owner, Sareeta Brewin, 46, admits that she spends a considerable amount of money feeding him, with Murphy consuming £60 worth of dry food each month. Due to his massive size, an extra-large litter tray is required for Murphy. Many people mistake him for other large animals, like a dog or even humorously suggesting that he’s a lion. Some individuals even tag Sareeta in posts regarding big cat sightings across Worcestershire.

Tammy Brewin, 14, from Worcester with her giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1

As per the mother of three, they welcomed Murphy into their family last year in November when he was just 13-14 weeks old. He is now one year old and surprisingly, at that time, he was the same size as their small regular cat. The family feels like they have a cat and a mouse due to the vast size difference between both pets. The regular cat looks tiny compared to Murphy.

Sareeta Brewin's giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1

“He consumes a considerable amount of food,” remarked the observer as they surveyed the scene captured in Emma Trimble’s photograph.

Tammy Brewin, 14, from Worcester with her giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1.

Tammy Brewin, who is only 14 years old, was captured in a photo with Murphy. The picture was taken by Emma Trimble from SWNS.

Sareeta Brewin's giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1

The Maine Coon cat named Murphy is still expected to grow bigger as this breed can continue growing until they reach three years old. The owner of Murphy marvelled at his size, saying that he is already as big as an average dog. She also expressed excitement about how much bigger Murphy will become, remarking that she didn’t have any expectations when it comes to his size.

Tammy Brewin, 14, from Worcester with her giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1.

There’s still room for growth in him, as seen in this picture by Emma Trimble from SWNS.

Tammy Brewin, 14, from Worcester with her giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1.

This adorable feline is quite the attention-getter due to his sheer size. His owner, Sareeta, was prepared for him to be big, but was still surprised by just how massive he ended up being. In fact, other cats now appear tiny in comparison! However, due to his size and appearance, some people have mistaken him for a wild animal or even a dog. Despite his charm, Murphy has a bit of a naughty streak. During the previous Christmas season, he destroyed numerous festive lights and phone cables, causing Sareeta to fork out £300 to replace them. Even so, Sareeta adores the cat and affectionately calls him Thor, though she admits he’s not the brightest bulb in the box.

Tammy Brewin, 14, from Worcester with her giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1.

Mum Sareeta with daughter Tammy Brewin,14, from Worcester with their giant Maine Coon cat Murphy, aged 1 and two rescue dogs

In hopes of setting a new world record for the largest cat, a family has been raising a massive feline. The cat has grown so large that they had to purchase reinforced cables to prevent him from damaging their lights. He even requires a dog carrier instead of a regular cat carrier when visiting the vet. Despite his size, the cat is still playful and enjoys running around the house. While other dogs may be intimidated by him, he gets along well with a smaller cat in the family. The family plans to monitor his growth closely to see if he’ll surpass the current record holder, a cat from Nevada measuring over 48 inches long.

 

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