Questions tagged [lifespan]

Question regarding the lifespan of the pet.

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How long can a cat live?

I have heard that the average life expectancy of a domestic cat in the United states is 6.1 years. I've also heard that there have been cats that have lived for over thirty years. Is there a way to ...
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How can I ensure a ferret's longevity?

I am concerned with the lifespan of ferrets. I've heard that ferrets bred from Marshall Farms don't live as long as other ferrets. Is this a true statement, and if so, how can I avoid purchasing / ...
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Do some ornamental fish live 200 years?

According to this article Carp and Koi have a 40 - 50 year life span, and there are reports of some living 200+ years. Is it really possible for an ornamental fish to live 200 years? If so how could ...