This newspaper is a time machine, locked in around the time of two World Wars, one World Cup and a lost age when it was permissible to poke fun at Germans.
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01. 10. 12. - 15:00
This pet cat used up several of her nine lives after getting stranded in a tree, then on a roof and finally ending up in the ventilation system of a block of flats where she had to be freed by firemen.
Locals at Essen in Germany first spotted the cat named Fleck hanging from the top of the tree – and raised the alarm with fireman - by which time the cat had managed to scramble onto a nearby rooftop.
When firemen tried to free the pet from the roof they discovered Fleck had vanished and assumed she had made her own way to safety.
But a short while later they were called back again when locals realised the cat had got into the ventilation system of the block of flats.
Fire Brigade spokesman Mike Filzen said: "We could hear her calling and getting deeper and deeper into the building all the time. Eventually she seemed to get finally stuck in a bathroom in one of the flats so we resorted to a hammer and chisel to make a hole in the wall, and then used a linen basket to catch her and bring her to safety."
Fleck was then reunited with her owner Katarina Schell, 36, who also agreed to pay a builder to fix the hole in the wall of the bathroom.
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