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The Mail Cats of Belgium - 1879

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Liège, Belgium 1879 - Thirty-seven plucky mail cats were trained and employed to carry bundles of letters (and postcards) to nearby villages.

Editor : Cats delivering mail? You've finally lost it!
Marie. This is history! Read this!.

They were 'trained' to complete this harrowing task for saucers of milk. The experiment was short - lived...

The finicky felines proved to be undisciplined. (imagine that!) I've been attempting to teach my cat not to wake me up at 5 in the morning. I've changed her name to rooster. Francois has changed her name to *?!éx§£!