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By Sam Stall

A hundred Cats Who Made a Difference

If you don't think that one cat has the facility to change civilization, then you've evidently by no means heard of Tibbles (p. 12), the cat who single-handedly burnt up a complete species. Or Ahmedabad (p. 61), a Siamese kitten who sparked riots all through Pakistan. Or Snowball (p. 14), the cat who helped to convict dozens of murderers and criminals. Or Felix (p. 155), the 1st cat to discover outer space.

These are only 4 of the a hundred Cats Who replaced Civilization, and this e-book honors their extra-ordinary contributions to technological know-how, heritage, artwork, govt, faith, and extra. You'll meet a cat who filed a lawsuit (p. sixty six) and a cat who used to be slapped with a restraining order (p. 75). You'll meet cats who've encouraged nice works of literature (p. ninety) and classical track (p. 102). You'll even meet a cat who telephoned the police to avoid wasting the lifetime of his proprietor (p. 162). those superbly illustrated precise tales are a tribute to the intelligence, bravery, and loving nature of cats worldwide.

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Kick or hit the wolves as they approach your legs until you scare them off. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 HOW TO DRIVE UP A FLIGHT OF STAIRS 1 Aim and accelerate. Check both side mirrors to make sure you are giving adequate space on either side. When you are 20 feet from the bottom stair, give a burst of gas. 2 Further accelerate as your front wheel hits the first stair. Give more gas to take your back wheels up onto the stairs. 3 Maintain speed as you climb. Continue to accelerate as you go up the stairs, to keep gravity from pulling you back down.

What seems like an innocent attempt at trade may be a scouting mission for plunder. FRIDAY, MARCH 8 TODAY IN SURVIVAL HISTORY On the evening of March 8, 2005, 30 miles off the coast of Yemen, two pirate boats attacked two cruising yachts. Jay Barry and Carol Martini on the Gandalf, and Rod Nowlin, his wife, Rebecca, and their niece on the Madhi were fired upon with automatic weapons. The pirates put 15 bullet holes in the Gandalf. In response, Jay spun his boat around and rammed the nearest pirate boat; Rod fired a shotgun loaded with buckshot at the other pirate vessel, killing two of the pirates as they tried to board the Gandalf.

5 If a rescue attempt is made, remain calm and get on the ground. Rescue attempts often involve gunfire. SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 TODAY IN SURVIVAL HISTORY On January 26, 1972, a terrorist bomb exploded in a plane flying over what was then Czechoslovakia. The plane fell more than 33,000 feet and crashed into the side of a mountain. Vesna Vulovic, the only survivor, fell a distance equal to 26 Empire State Buildings without a parachute. The 22-year-old Serbian stewardess suffered a fractured skull, three broken vertebrae (that left her temporarily paralyzed below the waist), and two broken legs.

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