The Daily Mail reports that a cat called Smokey Holds the world record for "loudest cat." Smokey's purrs have been clocked at over 92 decibels, equal to the engine of a Boeing 737's jet engine. The average cat, in comparison, packs a 25 decibel purr.

The Guinness Book of World Records does have a category for "loudest cat," but Smokey is their first entry.