Razuman Aga Pashazade sends along this awesome story.
It seems that, back in the 1960s, the CIA spent millions to train cats to infiltrate the Kremlin and plant bugs. Hilarity promptly ensued:
"They took it out to a park and put him out of the van, and a taxi comes and runs him over. There they were, sitting in the van with all those dials, and the cat was dead."