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Meet Molly, The First Dog Trained To Find And Rescue Missing Cats

A two-year-old Cocker Spaniel is the world’s first cat detection dog.

Meet Molly.

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Molly works for The Pet Detectives, based in Guildford, England. Her job is to rescue missing felines.

Firm director Colin Butcher came up with the idea in 2014 due to the dozens of phone calls he was getting a week about missing cats.

“I worked in the police as a detective inspector for many years, and had seen dogs search for drugs and bombs and help with murder investigations,” Butcher said. “I figured, if a dog can be trained to find amphetamines, then it can be trained to find cats.”

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Butcher rescued…

Who Killed the Iceman?

Over 5,000 years ago, a man walking in the Alps was murdered. We would have never known about it, if the murder victim hadn’t fallen into a ravine and became frozen in a glacier. Discovered by hikers in 1991, he became known as Ötzi the Iceman, the best-preserved mummy ever found. Ötzi’s curators actually contacted Detective Inspector Alexander Horn of the Munich Police to investigate his cause of death. It was the coldest case Horn had ever tackled.

Every modern murder investigation relies heavily on forensic science, but in Ötzi’s case,…