Colorado Cat Turns Up In Manhattan
News > News
Mark Memmott
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8:30 AM
Font size: A | A | A | A |


The stories of lost pets turning up years later and hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home keep coming. The latest is about Willow, who somehow got from the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple.

The stories of lost pets turning up years later and hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home keep coming.

Today's tale, from The Associated Press:

"A calico cat named Willow, who disappeared from a home near the Rocky Mountains five years ago, was found Wednesday on a Manhattan street and will soon be returned to a family in which two of the three kids and one of the two dogs may remember her.

"How she got to New York, more than 1,600 miles away, and the kind of life she lived in the city are mysteries."

Once again, as in many other such stories, a microchip has led to owner being reunited with pet. Earlier this month, there was the report of a boxer in Florida named Cane who's now back with his family. In August, there was the tale of Fadiddle, a miniature pinscher who somehow got from Salt Lake City to San Diego. Heidi the German shorthair pointer from Arizona ended up in Pennsylvania.

If only they could tell us about their journeys. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]



This article is filed in: News, Home Page Top Stories

Also in News  
Thank The Patron Saint Of Bakers For This Cake Today
The French honor the patron saint of baking with cream-filled cake topped with caramelized sugar.

Bloomberg: Facebook's Saverin May Save $67 Million By Renouncing Citizenship
News that Eduardo Saverin renounced his U.S. citizenship ignited controversy about tax dodging.

Town's Effort To Link Fracking And Illness Falls Short
Despite residents' fears, scientists say they can't link health woes to gas wells in Dish, Texas.

Chipping In To Your Office Lottery Pool? Read This First
A dispute in Chicago over $118 million underscores why it's important to write things down.

Latino Voters: Seen, But Will They Be Heard, In 2012?
Now the fastest growing voting group, Latinos could play a key role in battleground states.

Comments  
Post a Comment