NY postal worker’s cat video wins grand prize on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’

Syracuse, NY – A Central New York postal worker, who captured his battle with a cat on video has won big on "America’s Funniest Home Videos."

Joe Cassidy, of Baldwinsville, works for the U.S. Postal Service in Syracuse. His showdown with the cat appeared on the show in January. The video, dubbed "Mail Slot Menace," won the first place prize and Cassidy took home $10,000.

The video competed against nine other winning clips and won the $100,000 prize on the show that aired on May 11.

The video went head-to-head tonight against the other $100,000 winner from the season for a chance to win the grand prize. The cat video won and Cassidy and his family will be headed on two Disney vacations — one to Disney World in Florida and one to Disney Land in California.

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