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    Animal shelter cat who survived euthanasia twice allowed to live and be adopted

    Officials at West Valley City's animal shelter in Utah say the cat named Andrea hadn't been adopted for 30 days when shelter officials tried to put her to death in October. She survived, so they gassed her again.

    Shelter officials detected no vital signs and presumed she was dead after the second try, so they put her in a plastic bag in a cooler. But when they checked the bag, they saw she had vomited on herself and had hypothermia but was alive.

    The shelter then decided to stop trying to kill her.

    "It was just one of those things where they thought this cat obviously really wants to live," West Valley City spokesman Aaron Crim told the Salt Lake Tribune
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    Gassing is a horrible way to die. Should be outlawed. Bad enough we kill millions of animals every year through no fault of the animals that pay the ultimate price for our lack of responsibility but do do it in such a horrible way is beyond cruel. Educate yourself. Your tax dollars help pay for it.

    So glad after trying to kill her twice they let her live....might wide of them People suck.
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    Big dummies should realize that they would have to gas the cat seven more times to euthanize it.
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    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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