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    Canada Post cowed by "very threatening cat"

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Raven, May 5, 2007.

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's postal system has stopped delivering mail to a home in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after a mail carrier was scared away by a "very threatening cat," the Winnipeg Free Press said on Friday. A Canada Post spokeswoman said the agency was concerned about the safety of its carriers, although it hoped for an amicable solution to its dispute with cat-owner John Samborski.


    "The letter carrier who delivers mail there ... was brought up on a farm, she is very comfortable with animals," spokewoman Kathi Neal told the newspaper. "Apparently this is a very threatening cat."


    Samborski told the paper that his eight-year-old, declawed, black cat Shadow is docile, and it was "ridiculous" for Canada Post to make him to pick up his mail from a post office instead of delivering it to his door.


    Shadow "likes to eat and sleep and cuddle. You could drop a bomb and he'd just open one eye, take a look, then close them and go back to sleep," Samborski, 41, told the newspaper.
     
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    wierd. Maybe a spoof? If not I wanna meet this cat. lol
     
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    I've seen the cat on tv. Its an average size, ordinary looking cat.
    But we must remember, Canada post also said that its carriers didn't have to deliver to one house, because the mailbox was about a foot higher then standard. Reason being it could strain the carriers back.
    Time to privatize the whole rule bound postal system. The bureaucrats have destroyed it.
     
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    booooooo they need to quit their whining. If they dont wanna lift their hands a foot higher then they should get another job-no sympathies from me.
     
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    They're just too lazy. Yes better get another job. Love to meet the cat though.


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