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This Cat Interrupted a Rugby Game and Gave the Internet a Photo That Was Worth Shopping

It's not often that a majestic feline interrupts a National Rugby League match, so the appearance of this cat at Pepper Stadium in Australia was sure to make headlines. And we're so glad reddit was paying attention to the news this weekend, otherwise we might have missed it.

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As a rugby player, Edward Baker was used to getting pummeled to the ground and knocked around in every which way imaginable.

He broke his nose over and over again and eventually lost his ability to pick up a scent.

But then this happened.

During a recent match, he got kicked in the face, and the accident allowed him to smell again for the first time in 20 years.

"I had an operation last year where they drilled into my nose to make me breathe better through it, but it didn't work." he said. "So where the surgeons failed this bloke's size 12 boot worked."

And just in time too.

Baker recognized the smell of gas near a school a few days later, and reported the leak to authorities, preventing a potential disaster.

Dean Martin said it best:

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That's Chris Hala'ufia of the London Welsh rugby team, taking down a streaker who was looking to have a little fun at a recent game. Here's a brief video of the tackle itself (safe for work):