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    Fast Facts: Sept. 11

    Sir Isaac Newton invented the swinging door … for the convenience of his cats.

    Most dogs run an average of 19 mph.

    Ancient Egyptians could be put to death for mistreating a cat.

    Does your dog seem scared to go out in the rain? It’s not because it’s afraid to get wet. Rain amplifies sound and hurts dogs’ ears.

    Toy-breed dogs live an average of seven years longer than large breeds.

    In Japan you can rent a dog as a companion for $20 an hour.

    In 1997 a member of Australia’s parliament proposed that all cats be eradicated from the country by 2002.

    A Persian cat named Precious survived for 18 days without food. She was found when rescue crews heard her cried across the street from the site of the World Trade Center.

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