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By Steve Kuhlmann
The Eagle 

Texas cloned kitty known as Copy Cat thrives at age 15


April 23, 2017

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — At the end of a long gravel road in East College Station, the world's first cloned cat — now 15 years old — lives in what longtime Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science researcher Duane Kraemer describes affectionately as a "kitty barn."

The Eagle ( ) newspaper reports CC, also known as Copy Cat, was born in December 2001, the result of the 87th attempt at cloning a cat by Kraemer's lab at Texas A&M after several years of trying.

Kraemer, who recently retired from the university, said the success was simply the product...

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