04 Jan '12, 1am

She's got 7 left: Stray cat survives 2 attempts by US shelter to put her down

She's got 7 left: Stray cat survives 2 attempts by US shelter to put her down

Janita Coombs plays with her cat, Andrea, at her Syracuse, Utah home, on Sunday, Oct 16, 2011. A stray cat has survived two attempts by a Utah shelter to put her down. -- PHOTO: AP WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - A stray cat has survived two attempts by a Utah shelter to put her down. Andrea the cat had not been adopted for 30 days, so officials at a West Valley City shelter put her in a gas chamber in the first attempt to euthanise her in October. She survived, so they gassed her again. Shelter officials presumed she was dead when they put her in a plastic bag in a cooler. She was later found alive. Andrea has since been adopted. But her case has led animal shelter volunteers to try to change the euthanasia procedure to lethal injection.

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