Dogs get all the glory – until now. A report on the U.S. Army home page says a new program plans to enlist cats to do their doody, uh, duty for their country. They would work alongside military police.
The Army looks at this as a jobs program, a way to put stray, feral cats to work. And cats have a natural advantage over dogs, according to one military source:
It’s better to use these cats because they are a lot quieter, sneakier and quicker than most of our dogs. They will also be able to get into some of the smaller crawl spaces to sniff out bombs if necessary.
Read about it here.