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Cat O' Nine Tails

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Cat O' Nine Tails

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Cat O' Nine Tails for Hire

The cat o' nine tails, commonly shortened to the cat, is a type of multi-tailed whip that originated as an implement for severe physical punishment, notably in the Royal Navy and Army of the United Kingdom, and also as a judicial punishment in Britain and some other countries.

The cat o' nine tails is used as a percussion beater and effect on many instruments such as timpani, gongs thunder sheets and bass drums, or given to the conductor if he/she is having a bad day.