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IN Animals ON 04 Nov, 2015
We all have seen tv shows where most of the time the image of cats always portray as coward or fearful. But the reality is different and also when we look at history, you can actually see the examples of these heroic cats who are so different that you will fall in love with them.
Tama is a sharp-witted business cat. He is credited with saving a railway line. Tama was appointed by a stationmaster in 2007. His position came with a uniform, an official stationmaster cap and jacket.Tama immediately starts bringing travelers and tourists to the station and saving the Kishigawa railway line from almost certain bankruptcy. Tama held this honorable post until she died in 2015. She brought an estimated $8.9 million in revenue to the local economy.
Tara, who became the most famous cat near 2014 after defending her four-year-old housemate from a mean dog who attacked the child, he saved the toddler from further harm.
Crimean Tom, known as Sevastopol Tom, he saved British and French troops from starvation during the Crimean war in 1854. When the starving troops occupying the Russian town of Sevastopol and could not find food. then the cat led them to hidden caches of food stored by Russian soldiers and civilians. After that he was taken back to England with the soldiers when the war was over. Today he is a permanent part of the Navy museum in England.
Simon was discovered by the captain in Hong Kong and put to work keeping the ship rat-free, a task at which he excelled. Simon served on the ship until 1949 and survived an attack that killed several men. Simon caught an infection and died later that year, he was buried with full Naval honors.
Rusik, proved himself a key to Russian police by working at tricky Stavropol checkpoint, at that point sturgeon smugglers were always attempting to sneak through borders. Rusik used to sniff out those smugglers, this helped Russian police a lot. Rusik was so good, that the sniffing dog who originally held the position lost his job to the cat. A contract was taken out on the cat's life where the cat was intentionally hit by a car and killed.
Fred the cat, was adopted by a Brooklyn deputy district attorney in 2005 was kept in work as an undercover sting to gather information of unlicensed vet. After that successful operations, he was brought in front of the press for the first time where he received a lot of appreciations.He was also awarded by Law Enforcement Achievement award. Later, Fred became a spokescat for animal adoption.
This cat dialed the emergency number 911 in 2006 and called the police for help. When the cops reached, they found the owner of this cat was lying on the ground as he had fallen from his wheelchair and could not reach up to his medic alert. Police were left scratching their heads when they found a cat had dialed the emergency number.
Mike became famous for working at the museum from 1909 to 1924. He was a diligent cat who helped guard standing at the gate of British Museum for 15 years.Mike was effective at wrangling stray dogs and keep them away from the museum. After he retired from duty, he lived as a spoiled pensioner until his death in 1929.