Frank and Louie, also called as ‘Frankenlouie,’ was saved from being put down by a breeder in September 1999 and brought to Tuffs University in North Grafton. This exceptional cat was a Janus cat, named after the Roman deity with two faces. Although expected to pass away, Marty Stevens, a veterinary nurse, chose to adopt him. Astonishingly, Frank and Louie lived for another 15 years. Regrettably, due to cancer, he was euthanized at Tuffs University on Thursday. In 2012, he made history as the oldest surviving Janus cat when he broke the Guinness World Record. Despite having two faces, he only had one life, but it was an extraordinary one.
On December 4, 2014, the world’s oldest Janus cat named Frankenlouie passed away at the age of 15. The unique feline had two faces and unfortunately succumbed to cancer. Let us remember Frankenlouie and rest in peace.
Different: According to the owner, Marty Stevens, the world record holder has sadly passed away while under the care of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, Massachusetts.
The owner of a cat named Frank and Louie, Marty Stevens, recently shared a photo of her beloved feline friend on social media. Unfortunately, the cat was diagnosed with cancer by veterinarians and passed away shortly after. Frank and Louie were unique in their own way as they were Janus cats, meaning they had two faces. Generally, Janus cats do not survive for long due to defects present at birth. However, Frank and Louie exceeded all expectations and even made it to the Guinness World Records as the longest-surviving Janus cat. As a veterinary nurse, Stevens was tasked with euthanizing Frank and Louie when he was brought to her by a breeder. However, she chose to care for him at home and fed him through the tubes present in both mouths. Despite his condition, the feline had a lively personality and enjoyed taking walks around the neighborhood.
Hey there! Back in 1999, a breeder had decided to euthanize a Janus cat. But luckily, a veterinary nurse by the name of Stevens stepped in and decided to take care of the special feline herself.
It’s incredible how Frankenlouie managed to function like any other cat despite being blind in his center eye. What’s even more fascinating is that both of his outer eyes were fully functional, and he only had one brain despite having two noses and mouths. Sadly, Stevens, Frankenlouie’s owner, is now heartbroken after losing her beloved pet who had been with her for a good 15 years. She recounted how he fell ill during Thanksgiving and had to be taken to Tuffs University clinic where the vet advised her to euthanize him due to the excruciating pain he was experiencing. Despite her sorrow, Stevens expressed her desire to find another Janus cat like Frankenlouie to keep her company. “I would love to do it again,” she said.