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University scholarship named for cat

$7.6-million is for cat cancer research

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The University of California Davis has received a $7.6-million bequest from a dead socialite.

The gift came with stipulations. The money must go to an award that’s named after Du Bee, the donor’s cat, who who died of cancer after being treated at the School of Veterinary Medicine 10 years ago. If a discovery is made related to cat cancer, that must also be named for Du Bee.

It is one of the biggest donations ever received by the school, a representative told KSBW.