Tag Mechanic

This Happens More Often Than One Might Reasonably Expect

In this image, a Navy mechanic working on a Consolidated PBY Catalina engine appears rather distressed over misplacing his cat. The cat in question is seen sitting on the wing above the engine, reaching one paw down to catch at the spanner the mechanic is holding.

Cats. You gotta watch them all the time. Particularly when rebuilding an engine around anything mechanical.