The cat thinks that it’s falling and is trying to prepare for its landing.
The dog seemed pretty cool about it. The second cat was thrown around – of course it would freak.
That… is… weird. The dog, pretty calm about the whole thing, but then it only lasted a few seconds. The cats did remarkably well considering it looks like they’d been in zero-G for a while. My cat would’ve taken that guy’s eyes out.
Why am I the only one who thought that in the middle video we needed a soundtrack from 2001?
@The Science Pundit: Technically, the cat is falling.
I’ll vote for the cats because I had a number of dogs that would grab cats and hurl them through the air until the cats stopped hissing when they hit the ground. I had lost count on the number of cats that would fly by my bedroom window on the second floor.
Caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaats innnnnnnnnnn Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaacee!
In the middle video, the cat is falling, whichever way you look at it
But of course, it’s falling in the traditional sense and the picture is side on. Still, it looks amazing!
Many years ago there was an article about survivorship of cats which fell from highrise apartment buildings. Cats from about the third floor had higher mortality than cats from higher up. Story was they braced for landing and got their front legs driven into their rib cage. Cats from higher up lost the feeling of falling and relaxed. They hit the ground flat with legs spread and survived. Cats from even higher up went splat.
OMG run for your lives it’s Cats On a Plane
Yeah, I recently read something like Thomerson just said. Of course, “Thomerson” sounds suspiciously like a cat name, so without verifiable references…
In my own experiences, Kitty could right herself and land on her feet even when stoned (this was done by MIT students in 1974). A decade later further experiments with a pit bull did not lead to conclusive results.
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