Loud moggy purrsuading kids to read

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READING: The world’s loudest cat will be in Towcester latest this month to help encourage families to read together.

Smokey the cat is the Guiness World Record holder for the world’s loudest purr after being recorded at 67.7Db, 14 times louder than the average purr.

He will visit Towcester Library in Richmond Road on Sunday, September 30, with owner Ruth Adams who will be there to talk about their book Smokey the Very Loud Purring Cat.

Smokey will be visiting libraries as part of Northants County Council’s Be the Best You Can Sunday activity programme to encourage families to read.