Category Archives: Lost Away From Home

Cat was lost while traveling or at the vet, pet sitter, groomer, etc.

Miracles Do Happen! Lost Sick Cat Found Alive After 2.5 Months

For those needing a story with a happy ending despite all odds stacked against you! I still cannot believe it. This is a miraculous story that has to be shared with all who have lost their kitty and have given … Continue reading

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The Homing Ability of Lost Cats

These are all stories of cats that were lost away from home and were able to use their homing instincts to find their way back home. Cat Makes Long Trek Home – 190 miles is two months A Cat’s 200-Mile … Continue reading

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Cat Lost Near Canadian Border Survives 3 Months in Winter

I recently found this blog post about two cats that went missing during the winter in Washington state near the Canadian border.  When it took place is unclear, but it was an unusually harsh winter for Washington. For the full … Continue reading

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Lost Cat Found During Recent Winter Storm

Angel was lost on January 17th in Hanover, PA.  She apparently crawled up into the engine of her owner, Will’s, car, and she jumped out somewhere on the way to his wife’s job at the hospital.  On January 31st, The … Continue reading

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Fluffy, a cat from Texas, Survives Three Months Lost in Yellowstone

Fluffy went missing while his Texas family was camping in a trailer in West Yellowstone in August 2008.  He was caught in a humane trap three months later, one mile from the campground, and reunited with his family through his … Continue reading

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Cat Jumps Out of Car on Mass Turnpike

This story is one from my case files: On October 8th I received a call from Matt whose cat had escaped from a car on the Massachusetts turnpike.  The cat, Tino, is an indoor-only cat but he is very outgoing and … Continue reading

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Missing cat returns home after five months

Oct 3 2010 by Sarah Scott, Sunday Sun MOVING from one end of the country to another can be traumatic enough without losing a beloved pet on the way. But that’s exactly what happened to Olivia Hatcher when her pet … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Finding a Lost Cat

MISSING :  SIAMESE.    Everyone has seen the signs and posters around town asking for help to bring Norman, a twelve year old Siamese cat, back home. Barbara Rickards, who lives across from the American Legion, has learned a lot about … Continue reading

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Cat comes back — 150 postings and three months later

By Jeff Chew Peninsula Daily News PARADISE BAY — For those who have missing pets, Paradise Bay resident Jennifer Meeker has three simple words of advice: Never give up. She and her family are celebrating a reunion with their pet … Continue reading

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Cat Lost in Boston Found One Year Later

Sparky was only 7 months old when he escaped from an apartment building in Boston where his owner was visiting a friend.  They were reunited one year later when he was scanned for a microchip at the MSPCA.  Sparky was … Continue reading

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