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Published:November 14th, 2011 10:39 EST

Amazing Video: Cat Climbs Down 40-Foot Cactus!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A cat descended a 30- to 40-foot Saguaro cactus in Arizona after being stuck on top of it for three days.

The cat, black with white markings, apparently became stuck on top of the cactus in a desert area near Saguaro Lake.



I`m an animal lover, and I`ve written dozens of articles about pets, including two or three about a cat stuck up a tree. A feline stuck up a tree is such a cliche, I`m glad that this kitty had a more interesting adventure.

Unfortunately, no firefighter climbed the cactus in an attempt to rescue the creature, that would have made for a great visual. A video of that rescue attempt would have garnered over a million views on YouTube.

After three days the hapless furball finally climbed down the cactus, fortunately there was a film crew to capture the magic moment.

Our nation is beset with many intractable problems that will never have a happy resolution, thank goodness this story had a happy ending.

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