Flying Feathers

Cat vs. pelican might not sound like as good of a death match as time-honored hypothetical adversaries bear vs. gorilla or pirate vs. ninja. After all, cats eat birds, and pelicans aren't exactly the most agile bird in the world. If the cat in question is a lion, the odds tilt even further in favor of the feline, unless you equip the pelicans with head-mounted laser beams. But throw Mr. Bigglesworth into some icy water with a hungry 30-pound Australian pelican circling above and you've got a whole different story. Normally the two cross paths only slightly more often than bears and gorillas, but this week offers a golden opportunity to behold hot cat-on-pelican action. The Fort Worth Cats take on the Pensacola Pelicans in minor-league baseball at LaGrave Field, 301 N.E. 6th St. in Fort Worth, 6:35 p.m. Thursday and 6:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a double-header at 5:05 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $4 to $12. Call 817-226-2287.
Mon., July 31, 5:05 p.m.; Aug. 1-2, 7:05 p.m.
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Rick Kennedy