Along Interstate-5, authorities have apparently installed radiation detectors to identify the possible transportation of a radioactive source which could be used in a “dirty bomb.” Back in 2008, the radiation detectors went off and the authorities rushed to stop the car.

While the radiation detectors worked, it turns out that instead of finding a car load full of terrorists, trying to transport a radioactive dirty bomb, the authorities wound up finding a cat that had recently received radiation treatment for cancer.

The next time you take your cat in for radiation treatment, just be aware that authorities could mistake your cat for a dangerous device. Then again if the authorities ever do anything to upset your cat, they may find out that your cat really can be a dangerous weapon after all.

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