Animals: Cat Control?

An Angora cat which climbed a Manhattan tree last week for the first time in its life and then did not know how to get down caused police much trouble and cat-haters much glee.

The Angora's owner is one Harold Mallard. He carried it across busy streets into a park where it is the cat's habit to stroll at the end of a-leash. The cat saw a squirrel, leaped from Mr. Mallard's arms, chased the squirrel 30 ft. up a poplar. The squirrel ran down. But the cat feared to follow, yowled until police...

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