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Tabby cat cries out and clings on when rescued from a tree

Sweet mackerel tabby cat clings onto man’s leg and cries during tree rescue

See some interesting links to cats falling at the end of the article. The interesting aspect of this rescue is that the cat was not very high up unless the man had climbed a good distance up the tree which I don’t think happened. This indicates to me that this is a timid cat which …

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Cat falls in college stadium but survives as two students break her fall with the American flag

Cat falls from the upper tier of a football stadium. They could have prevented it.

NEWS AND VIEWS: The news media headlines report on “quick thinking” college students saving the life of this black-and-white cat who fell from the top tier of a college football stadium, about 40 feet to a seated area below. Fortunately, the fans below unfurled an American flag which broke the cat’s fall. It did no …

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Dubai: Four kind men who are immigrant workers save a pregnant cat from injuring herself in falling from a building

Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Khartoum gives four men $13,610 each for being kind towards pregnant cat

NEWS AND COMMENT – DUBAI: Is this a publicity stunt? I am opening up with a provocative statement. I may be unkind to be that provocative but the ruler of Dubai has been suffering from bad publicity recently due to his alleged imprisonment of one of his daughters, Princess Latifa. She is apparently no longer …

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Cat trapped and saved from falling off high rise building

Singapore: 250 cats fall from high rise apartments every year. Fifty percent die on impact.

The BBC video explains Singapore’s problem with feline high-rise syndrome. The beginning of the video shows some cats in the most dangerous of positions on the outside of high-rise blocks. As more than 80% of Singaporeans live in high rise apartment blocks, the SPCA sees about five instances of apartment cats falling from various heights …

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Falling cat phenomenon

NASA studied cat’s self-righting mechanism to help astronauts in space

The renown self-righting mechanism of the domestic cat was studied scientifically and in depth in order to inform NASA how it might assist their astronauts in twisting and turning when in space (i.e. in a vacuum and under zero gravity). We have seen a lot of film of astronauts floating in space and manoeuvring themselves …

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iPhone falling

Apple creates device which makes iPhone turn in air like a cat

This is a snippet of cat trivia from the news media today which caught my eye and which I’ll report on extremely briefly – because I know hardly anything about it! Apple are always searching for ways of protecting customers’ iPhones when they fall. You must have seen the smashed screens and the user ploughing …

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China: Cat fell ten stories

Cat in Southern China survived ten story fall but left paralyzed

A cat named Hei Hudie (Black Butterfly) underwent four surgeries over five months after he feel ten stories from a high rise building. The story unfolded in the southwest of China in Chongqing municipality. The photo tells us he survived but was severely injured. Both hind legs are paralyzed. They built one of those classic …

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Note: sources for news articles are carefully selected but the news is often not independently verified.
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