Great Cat Stories: Memorable Tales of Remarkable Cats by Roxanne Willems Snopek

By Roxanne Willems Snopek

This inspiring choice of tales explores the loving courting among cats and their humans. a girl devotes herself to taking good care of feral cats at the chilly, antagonistic streets of Saskatoon. A smart cat turns into a recognized columnist, with a bit of aid from his author proprietor. In Ottawa, an aged guy selflessly cares for the cats of Parliament Hill. From cats that heal and console the in poor health to cats that continue to exist in basic terms in the course of the commitment in their caregivers, the tales of those memorable pets will hot the hearts of all animal fanatics.

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If, due to poor choice, you have used this method the illustra­ tion sequence shown here will unlock the Prusik knot. 40 • Rappelling and Ascending Passing Knots CHAPTER 6 This chapter covers two scenarios in which a rescuer must pass a knot which is connecting two ropes. These sections describe passing a knot while lowering a victim, and passing a knot while on rappel. PASSING A KNOI' WHilE LOWERING A VICriM Scenario: You are lowering a climber from an anchor. You have tied two ropes together with a Double Fisherman's, or any other acceptable knot, to get the victim to the ground quickly.

Remove the Prusik knot. To so you can either: a. Loosen the Prusik knot, slide it down the rope and load the Autoblock. Next, remove the Prusik knot - this requires the six inch buffer due to "system stretch" . b. Remove th e loaded Prusik while you are standing in the lower Prusik loop or loop of rope. 9. Remove the Figure Eight backup and rappel. Note: This system can also be used to escape a selfbelay device. Assume you have weighted the device and wish to descend. Depending on your self-belay system, you can either.

To backup, tie a Figure Eight loop and attach it to your anchor. To allow enough rope to work with, tie the loop three meters behind the knot connecting the two ropes. 4. Attach a Prusik knot to the loaded rope. The Prusik knot is attached under the belay device and towards the victim. 5. Attach the Prusik knot to your anchors with a Mariner or Munter Mule knot. 6. Untie the Mule knot which locked the belay device, but keep your hand on the brake end of the rope. 7. Gently release slack, monitoring the Prusik knot so it does not lock, until the knot connecting the two ropes is about two feet from the belay device.

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