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UC Davis Receives $7.6M Donation In Cat, Du Bee's Name


First Posted: 08/24/11 01:08 PM ET Updated: 10/24/11 06:12 AM ET

Davis Patch:

Maxine Alder died in 2009 when she was hit by a car near her home in Florida. Several months later, UC Davis learned that she left more than $7.6 million to the vet school in the name of a cat they treated years earlier.

Alder was a wealthy and adventurous woman who split her time between California and Florida. She ran 30 marathons in her lifetime and climbed Half Dome on a regular basis.

Read the whole story: Davis Patch


Filed by Rebecca Harrington  |