Guy gets a text from his brother, "Your cat's dead."
He calls his brother back. "Dude, WTF? That's not how to break bad news to someone."
"Well how am I supposed to do it?"
"OK so first you text me to say that the cat was chasing a squirrel and got stuck in the big tree in the back yard. Then a second to say you've called animal rescue to help get her down. The third text to say animal rescue have arrived and the dude is going up the ladder to get the cat..."
"Then finally you CALL me to tell me you're really sorry but the rescue guy slipped, fell off the ladder and landed on top of the cat. The vet did all she could but..."