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Watching the furry feline fly in Rock Falls

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:19 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:19 p.m. CST

A cat napping up a tree Monday at Dillon Elementary School in Rock Falls had no idea he needed rescuing. When the Rock Falls Fire Department responded to the call to rescue him, though, Rocket J. Cat responded to firefighter Derrick Newton's gentle persuasion, took a flying leap into a waiting tarp below and lived to mouse another day.

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