Thursday, May 7, 2009



Funny Animals


The Salsa Dancing Dog


The cat that got caught in a wheelie tight spot

Cats and cars never mix, and poor Casper the cat has learned his lesson after getting his head wedged in a spare tire.
The mischievous Siamese found himself in the tight spot and needed the help of a fire-crew after a passer-by found him in distress.
The RSPCA were first on the scene and officers took him to Bury St Edmunds fire station in Suffolk where firemen spent an hour cutting him free.
Casper put up a struggle - scratching and biting his rescuers - but was finally freed and is now in the care of cat-loving RSPCA officer Amy Stubbs.
'We've seen lots of unusual cases but this was certainly a new one for us,' said watch manager James Fawcett.
'The poor cat wasn't very happy and kept trying to bite and scratch which made it very difficult for us.
'We had to use cutting equipment to chip away at the wheel and it took the best part of an hour.
'We made a special plastic guard to fit between his head and the cutters to protect him.
'The cat was fine afterwards although his skin was a bit raw around his neck.'
The hapless Siamese was taken to a local vets to be checked over.
'The cat was very lucky to be rescued and it's great that we were contacted about him,' said a spokesman for the RSPCA.
'He is absolutely fine now.'

No Can Do

Policeman refused to pose on bicycle because he hasn't passed his cycling proficiency test
Policeman Tony Cobban refused to pose for a picture sitting on his new patrol bike - because he has not passed his cycling proficiency test.
Community officer Tony told a photographer who wanted to snap him during the handover of the mountain bike at Halfords that he had been banned by bosses from sitting on the cycle even while it was stationary.
Tony said: "It was a health and safety thing. In this day and age you have to cover all bases. I could get on the bike but I'm not massively proficient." Inspector Nick Emmett said Tony was right not to saddle up in Preston. He added: "Our officers are required to be trained prior to using bikes."