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Tue Jan 8, 2013, 07:02 PM

Cat walks 190 miles in 2 months to get home!

http://www.ksla.com/story/20533966/lost-cat-walks-190-miles-to-get-home

So, the basic story is that this beautiful cat got scared by fireworks when in Dayton and walked 190 miles to get back home. She was found a mile from where her people lived! I just ... I mean, I know this sort of thing has happened before, but it always just amazes me. I get lost in the grocery store sometimes. How did she do it? It's just amazing to me!

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LisaLynne Jan 2013 OP
BainsBane Jan 2013 #1
bossy22 Jan 2013 #3
BainsBane Jan 2013 #4
LisaLynne Jan 2013 #5
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Response to LisaLynne (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 07:08 PM

1. someday scientists need to figure out how animals do this

It really is amazing.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:08 PM

3. there is evidence that it has to do with gravitational forces

Some scientists believe that cats have an ability to know their location by changes being able to sense micro-changes in gravitational forces. Essentially a built in compass

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Response to bossy22 (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:16 PM

4. And dogs?

Do you know about how they make similar trips? Is it the same?
Thanks for the info.

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Response to bossy22 (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:16 PM

5. It seems like it would be something like that.

It's really interesting!

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Response to LisaLynne (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 07:20 PM

2. LOL...."I get lost in the grocery store".

And don't even get me started on finding my car in the parking lot!

Such an incredible story.

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