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Mischievous Cat Reappears After 5-Year Adventure And Reunites With His Owners

Mischievous Cat Reappears After 5-Year Adventure And Reunites With His Owners

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It’s not every day that a lost cat finds his way home after five years, but that’s exactly what happened to Sam, a friendly cat who had been missing for half a decade. Now, I’m going to tell you how it all started.

Cindy and Jeff Hall adopted a mischievous grey kitten named Sam from a shelter in Arizona. They showered him with love and care, but seven years later, Sam disappeared, as Cindy shared for KARK 4:

“We had him for seven years. Then one day, he got out”.

two cats
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Even though they looked everywhere for him, there was no sign of him. It was a real mystery, leaving everyone wondering what could have possibly happened to him…

Meanwhile, in Brinkley, Arkansas, a cute little cat strolled into a gas station. Little did anyone know, this cat was actually Sam! 

Two kind-hearted women named Robyn and Tina, who were transporting dogs, spotted the cat and discovered that he had been there for quite some time. 

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After asking the store owner, they found out that this chubby kitty, weighing a whopping 21 and a half pounds, had been hanging around without an owner. 

Tina was so happy to see how friendly and healthy the cat was, so she decided to take him to the Jacksonville Animal Hospital in Little Rock. 

At the hospital, they found out Sam had a microchip! The microchip helped them find out that Sam came from the PAWSitively CATS shelter in Arizona, and his rescue name is actually Luke. So, without hesitation, they decided to help him get home!

woman in a car with cat in a kennel
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He had to travel far to reach home, but with the help of volunteers, Sam was on his way to El Paso, Texas.

Once he got there, Sheryl Campbell, the shelter’s director, got in touch with his real family, Cindy and Jeff, who now lived in Nevada. They were in shock that he was alive after so long, but they were overjoyed!

Sheryl herself drove Sam all the way to Tucson, Arizona, where they had a happy reunion. Sam had traveled more than 2,000 miles, but he was finally back with his family.

woman sitting on floor petting a cat
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Finally, when Sam got back home, he immediately felt comfortable and settled in. After the unbelievable moment of being reunited with her cat that she had lost for a long time, Cindy shared on Facebook:

“I really can’t get over how seamlessly he has reintegrated himself into our family of two cats and two greyhounds. They behave as if they were never apart! The greyhounds never knew him but they are kitty friendly”.

couple with a cat
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I think it’s awesome that this story ended happily! It’s amazing how Sam, even with his mischievous behavior, managed to reunite with his family after being gone for so long. 

But you know what? At the end of the day, we adore our furry friends, even if they cause a lot of chaos!

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