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It would learn to move without ringing the bell - but only when you're not around. Having seen a cat catch a bird, it began its run, the birds took off - and it snagged it at nearly 8 feet in the air. Once the cat lunges, the noise doesn't make a bit of difference.*
* Unless you want to give the birds and other playthings a musical sendoff. New Orleans style?
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
"As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error." - Weisert
"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you are seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010
You'll probably never have heard of him. I certainly hadn't until I read his obituary[^], but what a remarkable man. His story reads like a Boys Own adventure, and while I'm sure he never sought the distinction, he certainly made a major impact on people's lives.
I was brought up to respect my elders. I don't respect many people nowadays.