Family cat survives 3700-mile trip while trapped in a mattress

Fairbanks, Alaska.

Fairbanks, Alaska. Image by Amy Meredith / CC BY 2.0

Two months before moving to Alaska, a family from El Paso, Texas, lost their cat named Moosie. The family spent days looking for Moosie while packing up their things for the move, but the cat was nowhere to be found. Upon arriving to Fairbanks and unpacking a mattress, the cat was found tucked inside. Moosie was rushed to the local animal hospital and treated for dehydration and emaciation. Read more:

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