[extropy-chat] cryo cat
thespike at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 3 04:30:55 UTC 2004
From: "Spike" <spike66 at comcast.net>
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 9:05 PM
> Subject: RE: [extropy-chat] cryo cat
> > But don't read more into the article than is actually there.
> > Clearly cryocat wasn't out in the -29 for any length
> > of time, but rather more likely he ran outta the house
> > with wet paws, which instantly froze, adhering the
> > hapless beast in place, thus the comment "found frozen
> > to the ground
That was my first guess, but this
makes it sound worse than chilled paws:
< In Duluth, Minn., people at the city's animal shelter were celebrating the
successful thawing of a 4-year-old gray tomcat found frozen to the ground
earlier this month on a night of 20-below cold.
Kelly Johnson had her doubts when the cat was first brought in, but her
loving care - wrapping him in warm towels straight from the dryer every two
hours - helped restore the cat to health.
"For about three days, he did not move,'' Johnson said.
Eventually the cat, christened "Frosty,'' regained his strength and charming
Maybe crouched and stuck in ice, but presumably with some flicker of core
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