Asked in Cats (Felines)Dog Health
Who lives longer cats or dogs?
February 10, 2017 11:28AM
The Mastiff is considered the largest breed of dog in the world because of it's mass but the tallest dog breed is the Irish Wolfhound.
chihuahua lifepsan: 8-18 years (median 13 1/2, average 13)
Mastiff lifespan: 9-11 years(median 10, average 10)
Irish wolfhound lifespan: 6-8 years (median 7, average 7)
The average house cat can live to be 16-20 years old, or more.
Considering the fact that a chihuahua has an especially long life
for a dog and the average for a chihuahua does not meet the average
for a house cat it can be assume that cats live longer than
Generally, cats live longer than dogs. The average lifespan of a cat is 15-17 years, although many live beyond the age of 20 years. Large dog breeds normally live anywhere between 9-12 years and small dog breeds can live up to 12-16 years of age.