His name is Frank and Louie, and he's just entered the record books. He's now the longest-living cat with two faces, also known as a Janus cat.
1. Mid of cat called Frank and Louie on his owner''''s lap
2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Marty Stevens, cat owner:
"My name is Marty and this is Frank and Louie, and Frank and Louie just recently made the Guinness World Records for the only, for the longest-surviving Janus cat. He has two faces, it''''s a very rare condition and it''''s even more rare that he survived."
3. Mid of Frank and Louie''''s face
4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Marty Stevens, cat owner:
"Oh, I used to work at the Tufts University, the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. And he was brought in, at a day-old, to be euthanised and I just offered to take him home and try to save him and they told me not to get my hopes up too much because usually they don''''t survive. They never survive, actually, and he is 12-years-old, September 8th."
5. Frank and Louie playing with rope
6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Marty Stevens, cat owner:
"He''''s actually more of a dog than a cat. He walks on a leash, he goes right in the car, he loves car rides, I take him to Connecticut all the time when I go home to visit."
7. Close-up Frank and Louis
8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Marty Stevens, cat owner:
"He is different. It''''s funny because people walk up to him thinking it''''s a nice, fluffy white cat and they''''re walking up with a big smile on their face to pat him, like, ''''Oh, what a beautiful cat'''' and I see a look of horror come over their faces when they actually see his face, it''''s funny," (Laughs.)
9. Marty Stevens walking cat in her backyard
10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Dr. Armelle deLaforcade, an associate professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and head of the animal hospital''''s emergency services:
"In many cases a cat like this might be put to sleep because the family isn''''t willing to manage a cat that has congenital abnormalities, and I think this one is a good example that it''''s worth giving them a shot."
11. Frank and Louie eating dry food put in a bowl on the kitchen floor
Keyword - wacky - bizarre
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