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Last Updated: Wednesday March 30 2011 13:40 GMT

Is this the world's loudest cat?

This is Smokey and her record attempt at becoming the world's noisiest purrer.

The 12-year-old moggy, has a purr which reaches 73 decibels - that's 16 times louder than the average cat.

And as loud as a lawnmower or hairdryer!

Now her owners have to wait for the verdict from Guinness to find out if Smokey is a world record holder!