The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 4 (July 1, 1935.)
The Tarawera Eruption. — (Continued from page 31)
The Tarawera Eruption.
(Continued from page 31).
We naturally came to the conclusion that someone was entombed there and hastened to get some implements to effect a rescue. After frantic efforts we reached the woodwork of the whare. When we succeeded in making an opening, out jumped a big black cat. He went like the proverbial “scalded cat,” streaking for Rotorua like the wind. Nine lives! That cat must have had a hundred lives.