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Cat Survives Fall From Nine Stories on Fort Myers Beach

Animals  (tags: animals, cats, stray cats, survived, AnimalWelfare )

- 2679 days ago -
FORT MYERS BEACH: A stray cat believed to have fallen nine stories from the Estero Beach and Tennis Club survived. "It was a loud crash," resident Carl Gallagher said. The one-year-old female cat landed on the awning between the two towers

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. (0)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 11:39 am
love the great news yma - thx/noted

Kelly D (46)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 2:48 pm
Aww glad its okaay i dont know how it survived god bless

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 3:43 pm
Thanks, Yrna.

Ingrid A (524)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 8:35 pm
Thank you Yrna. Great news. Noted.

Shirley S (187)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 10:11 pm
VERY unusual for a cat that age to FALL.

Kim O (396)
Sunday January 16, 2011, 10:36 pm
Noted!! Yikes!!!!! That's one lucky kitty!!! Now she's only got 8 lives left! Thanks Yrna!!

Nancy sands (448)
Monday January 17, 2011, 12:54 am
That and bags of uncollected New York garbage will always save you when you fall out a window!

Thomas C (116)
Monday January 17, 2011, 1:15 am
Perhaps there should be campaign to keep Newe York's garbage piled high Nancy! What a lucky cat!

Healthshots reminder (202)
Monday January 17, 2011, 7:27 am
Nine stories...nine lives

Peggy A (109)
Monday January 17, 2011, 10:01 am
I think his 9 lives are now used up.Glad he survived

Mary T (178)
Monday January 17, 2011, 6:12 pm
Thanks Yrna for the great news.

. (0)
Monday January 17, 2011, 6:15 pm
So glad it is ok. Guardian angel looking over him

Michela M (3964)
Monday January 17, 2011, 6:18 pm

Gail Lopez (65)
Monday January 17, 2011, 8:07 pm
The last cat I know of that survived a similar "flight" took up using the closet as the litter box in protest when its owner refused to allow him back on the patio. I believe he wanted to try another free fall.
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