How Long Do Outdoor Cats Live?

The average life span of an outdoor cat is 2 to 5 years.

While indoor cats can live up to 20 years.

So, in general, outdoor cats have shorter lives than indoor cats.

The reasons behind the shorter lives of outdoor cats are…

Road Accidentss

Attacks by bigger animals like stray dogs.


Parasites Fleas and Ticks.

Eating plants that are toxic to cats such as peace lilies.

Poisoning due to pesticides and fertilizers.