How Did the Cat From Homeward Bound Survive? An Investigation

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Remember Homeward Bound? The movie with the most emotional ending of the 1990s? The movie where two dogs and a cat somehow manage to survive a cruel gauntlet of nature’s most devious tricks? Right, that one. There’s a scene in that movie where Sassy the cat, voiced by Sally Field, gets swept over a huge waterfall and survives. But could a cat really walk away from a fall like that unscathed?

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How Did the Cat From Homeward Bound Survive?