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Cat-astrophes: Cats rescued from disasters

Brandon Smith carries his cats, Fry and Bender, to dry land from their flooded home.

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Brandon Smith carries his cats, Fry and Bender, to dry land from their flooded home on June 12, 2008, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. During the flood, the Cedar River rose to record levels and much of the city had to be evacuated.