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Cat Survives Nine-Story Fall in Manhattan

He crashed onto a third-floor landing and became wedged between a skylight and a wall

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A cat named Gizmo has only minor injuries after a nine-story fall from a Manhattan apartment building.

Gizmo fell off a 12th-floor terrace on Tuesday, his owner, Samuel Jacobs, says. The feline crashed onto a third-floor landing and became wedged between a skylight and a wall.

Gizmo the Cat survived a nine-story fall from a Manhattan apartment building. Here he is before the plunge.
Photo credit: Samuel Jacobs

Jacobs says his grey and black cat was "freaked out."

He rushed his pet to a vet, fearing massive internal injuries.

The diagnosis: scratches and a broken tooth.