Cat Found 1,000 Miles from Home

By Amy Sinatra Ayres

Photo Credit: WLOX -- Jacque, who hails from Mississippi, was found 1,000 miles away in Colorado.It was two years ago when Cree Cantrell's adventurous feline, Jacque, disappeared from his houseboat in Biloxi, Miss. "I came home from work one day and he just wasn't there. Looked for him obviously for a long time and just kind of gave up hope," Cantrell said. "I always assumed that either he fell in the water, which he had done before or maybe a tourist or something walking on the beach picked him up."

But Cantrell never imagined that his 3-year-old cat would be found more than 1,000 miles away, in Denver, Colorado. A local veterinary clinic located Jacque's microchip and was able to get in touch with Cantrell, who was shocked to get the call. "I couldn't believe it. How's a cat get up there?" Jacque has now been reunited with his owner and is back at home in the South. - Read it at Mississippi's WLOX

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