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Purrfect: Cat Summits Tallest Mountains Of N.H.

A cat has made it to the summit of New Hampshire's 48 tallest mountains, spending parts of the journey peering out from the comfort of her owner's backpack.

[New Summit Cat, Nimbus, Finds Home At Mount Washington Observatory]

Floki has grown from kitten to cat in the nine months since she and owner Mel Elam, of North Conway, started their journey to the top of the state's 4,000-footers.

Last on their list was Mount Washington — the highest summit in the Northeast at 6,288 feet, which they reached last Saturday.

Elam adopted Floki from a shelter last year after losing another beloved hiking companion, her dog.

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