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Watch: Dramatic rescue of Dublin cat from River Liffey - one life definitely spent

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The drama unfolds .... as a cat is rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin. Picture Youtube

The drama unfolds .... as a cat is rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin. Picture Youtube

The drama unfolds .... as a cat is rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin. Picture Youtube

The drama unfolds .... as a cat is rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin. Picture Youtube

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The drama unfolds .... as a cat is rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin. Picture Youtube

A Dublin cat has been saved from a watery end in the River Liffey thanks to a quick-thinking passer-by.

The rescuer threw a lifebuoy into the river and the cat - having just spent one its nine lives - scrambled on board.

Crowds of onlookers shouted encouragement as the cat clung on while it was hoisted up to safety.

The heroic rescue was filmed by Mark Malone, who was stood on the opposite side of the River as the drama unfolded.

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