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(This is a made up story about a real constellation in the night sky named Gemini, also called the Twins. The two stars at the very top are red and blue just like the ones in this story. Their names are Castor and Pollux, the Twins. Gemini is a sign of the zodiac and is found above the constellation Orion.)

Gato is a constellation in the western sky. It has two eyes. One is red and the other is blue. One night, a very long time ago, a cat with light blue eyes walked to the tallest tower in Italy. He climbed to the very top. The wind was blowing hard and it toppled the cat off of the tower and the cat poked his eye on a nearby steeple while falling. It started to bleed and it never quite healed and that is why to this day Gato has one red eye. Now, Gato was very vain and proud and not very long after he had fallen, he decided to climb up the tower again. This time, the wind was so strong, it blew Gato up, up, into the heavens and that is why he sits there on a cloud looking down at the people he will never get down to again. Copyright 2007 sponsor Mita (Kyocera) Printer Cartridge