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TollSettFK
10-03-2001, 09:11 PM
I don't usually go no the cat board, although I love cats, and want one, but am ellergic. Any way, was listining to the radio while in the car, and heard about this cat named precious who lived through The tragic events of sept. 11. He was in there nineteen days!!!some minro eye injurys, and a little burnt on his feet, but he's going to live! I was so happy, and wanted to just grab him ( or her) up. Im starting to believe that cats have 9 lives. :-)

Cougie Wechsler
10-03-2001, 10:41 PM
I just saw the CBS news report on Precious. He is a white Persian. Despite drinking contaminated water, he will be fine and has been reunited with his humans :) :) :)

aly
10-03-2001, 10:57 PM
Awww, I love white persians. I wish I could have seen this story about Precious, although I'm sure it'd make me cry forever. I'm so glad it has a happy ending!!!

catwoman
10-03-2001, 11:03 PM
Oh, what a wonderful story! Thank you TollSettFK, for letting us know about it!

zippy-kat
10-04-2001, 12:12 AM
I heard about Precious from my roommate but I didn't get the full story. Is his/her story on the 'net somewhere?

yorkster
10-04-2001, 01:16 AM
good question zippy-cat. I want to see it too!

Maresche
10-04-2001, 08:06 AM
An amazing story isn't it. I heard it on the local news last night and made hubby stay up later so I could see it. Precious looked really good for all he/she had been through and was remarkable mild mannered, even letting the reporter hold him/her :eek: I looks like Precious may have been shaved around her middle, but I can't tell for sure. Certainly a very lucky cat and family. :D

thelmalu99
10-04-2001, 10:14 AM
Poor little guy! I heard that story too. So glad he's going to be ok!

Cougie Wechsler
10-04-2001, 12:25 PM
Thank you for the lovely message and thoughts Farruska!!! It made me smile and you are right, the animals and rescue workers in NYC are amazing!

wolflady
10-04-2001, 02:14 PM
Yes, thanks for the great thoughts and post Farruska!! Those people in NYC are truly remarkable. I hadn't heard the story of Precious! Wow! That is amazing! Has anyone found it on the net yet??? ;)

Cougie Wechsler
10-04-2001, 03:01 PM
A friend just called me to tell me that she had seen the story on CNN. You may want to tune in to them since they sometimes repeat stories.

zippy-kat
10-05-2001, 12:57 AM
Here's the link!
Another member found it and posted it under cat rescue!
http://www.nypost.com/pets/5519.htm

Thanks, Feline!

Cougie Wechsler
10-05-2001, 09:15 AM
Thanks for the link Zippy! How fitting too that a rescue dog helped locate a fellow four legger!