Is this old piece of news about New Zealand true?

I have a friend who lived in New Zealand for a few years when he was young. He always tells us about a dry spell news-wise. He says that it one day mewspapers wrote a main article about a cat that fell into a well. The following months, newspapers had absolutely nothing to write about and so they documented the suffering, reacue, and recovery of said cat.

I couldn't find any information on this, so if there is anyone who could either prove or disprove this, that would be great.

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  • 8 years ago
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    That is not the run of the mill New Zealand newspaper, if it happened at all it would have been a very small local paper.

  • 8 years ago

    It wouldn't surprise me. My grandparents used to have a vacation home in a small town of maybe 20,000 people. One summer the local shopping mall hosted a cat show and the news paper dedicated several months worth of front page articles about cat care.

    Point being, news papers have to write about *something* and, people like cats.

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