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BOSTON (AP) — A veterinarian says acting like a flying squirrel may have saved a cat from serious injury in a 19-story plunge from a Boston high rise.

Sugar the cat had no broken bones or cuts, just some bruising on her lungs after the fall from a window owner Brittany Kirk had opened to enjoy the recent unseasonably warm weather.

The Animal Rescue League estimates Sugar fell between 150 and 200 feet.

Kirk tells WBZ-TV (Cat Survives 19-Story Fall From Boston Apartment Building CBS Boston) she thinks Sugar used up "one or two or maybe eight" of her nine lives.

Veterinarian Hugh Davis says in falls from high places, cats splay their legs in a "flying squirrel position" which slows their descent.

Kirk calls Sugar's survival a "miracle" and says building management has since installed a screen in her window.

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