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April 4, 2014

How to Make the Rocket Cat

Create a small sack like a fire-arrow. If you would like to get at a town or castle, seek to obtain a cat from that place.
And bind the sack to the back of the cat, ignite it, let it glow well and thereafter let the cat go, so it runs to the nearest castle or town, and out of fear it thinks to hide itself where it ends up in barn hay or straw it will be ignited. Behind the Rocket Cat: Animals in Warfare from Hannibal to World War One—Blog—The Appendix

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 4, 2014 2:36 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I think my cats do this themselves, several times a week, around 3am. At least, that's what it sounds like.

Posted by: waltj at April 5, 2014 4:10 AM

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