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Curiosity saved a cat, authorities say

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MASON CITY (KWWL) -  A northern Iowa couple who grew suspicious upon seeing a man toss a duffel bag into a river have rescued the cat they found inside the bag.
   The adult calico remained in quarantine Tuesday at Mason City Animal Control. She's been named Winnie -- short for the Winnebago River from which she was rescued.
   The couple had seen the man throw the bag near the bridge at South Kentucky Avenue about 6 p.m. Saturday. Mason City Police Sgt. Greg Scott says the couple "checked on the bag, and there was a cat inside it -- a live cat."
   Humane Society of North Iowa executive director Sybil Soukup says Winnie's "in good shape, but she's a little scared."

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