Kitty Daredevil Performs Endurance Feat
by Scott Friedstein, FluffPo Correspondent
According to her manager, Koko the cat is more than halfway through her latest feat of endurance, billed as ‘The Post of Doom.’ In interviews prior to the event, the cat had promised to stay atop her scratching post for five whole minutes.
"She’s been training for months," says Sid Randolph. "Hopping up on the post, staying for a few seconds. Hopping back up on the post, staying for a few more seconds. It’s a lot more mental than physical."
After completing the challenge, the cat will attempt a death-defying free-fall to the soft carpet below, and will then likely take a nap.
"You have to admire her fortitude," says Randolph. "I mean, David Blaine did basically the same thing, but he wasn’t nearly as cute. Koko just takes it to a whole other level."
The stunt will culminate in a live one-hour special on ABC, similar to the cat’s previous feat, ‘Cardboard Box of Insanity.’
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