Jake Perry, Texan cat man, has raised multiple cats to live past 34 years of age by providing a unique diet as well as stimulation via nature documentaries:

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First, there was their daily diet: on top of dry commercial cat food, a home-cooked breakfast of eggs, turkey bacon, broccoli, coffee with cream, and—every two days—about an eyedropper full of red wine to “circulate the arteries.” Then there was his effort to ensure the cats were sufficiently stimulated: a garage he’d converted into a home movie theater, with a working reel-to-reel projector and actual movie theater seats, where Perry screens nature documentaries exclusively for the cats (with previews, he added).

Eggs in the morning, coffee, a little wine followed by nature shows—my routine isn’t far off. Hope I make it to 34. Read the full story on Atlas Obscura.