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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-21-2002, 05:51 AM Thread Starter
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Why Cats Land on Their Feet

Contrary to popular belief, falling cats do not always land on their feet. In fact, every day cats sustain serious injuries from falling out of open windows, off balconies and from rooftops. Cats do not fear heights and will often leap after a bird or a butterfly and find himself falling through the air. The trauma sustained from a fall of over two stories (24 to 30 feet) is known as high-rise syndrome.



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