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Man attempts to climb Europe's highest mountain with his pet CAT - but storm stops their mission short just a whisker away from the summit 

Andrey Ostanin trained his cat Graf to withstand alpine conditions and they set off together to reach Mount Elbrus's 18,510 feet summit in Russia.
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