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Man Gets Reunited With His 19-Year-Old Cat 7 Years After He Went Missing
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Animals, Cats2 years ago

Man Gets Reunited With His 19-Year-Old Cat 7 Years After He Went Missing

After 7 long years since the adorable tabby named Chebon went missing, the hope to find him was scarce. Robert probably already came to peace with the thought that he’ll never see his little buddy again until he received a life-changing call. Apparently, a kind stranger reached out to tell him that his beloved feline is safe and sound and can’t wait to see him again! It’s safe to say that after going through tremendous heartbreak, Robert experienced something that could only be described as a miracle.

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The adorable cat went missing years ago, right before Robert was planning on moving from California to Ohio. The devastated owner decided to ditch his plans and stayed in California for the whole year looking for his missing pal, but to no avail.

“I remember at one point I was praying and I said, ‘God, I’ll do anything, just bring my Chebon back,’” Robert said in a video posted on the Ventura County Animal Services. The cat seemed to have disappeared forever and Robert had no other choice than to move on.

Then 7 years later, a woman spotted a cat who looked ill, so she decided to catch the animal and take him to the vet. Luckily, the cat she found had a microchip, and in an instant, they knew who is the owner of the 19-year-old cat who had been living in the streets for years. That’s when Robert received a call saying that his cat was alive.

“I was afraid there was some kind of mistake,” Robert said in the reunion video. The man decided to hop on a plane and fly all the way from Los Angeles to see his old pal.

After finally seeing the cat, Robert immediately recognized his buddy and burst into tears. After all these years, the two friends were back together. The touching moment was captured by the animal shelter and instantly went viral, leaving so many people in tears.

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Christy Smith
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2 years ago

19 is sincerely old for a kitty, & the fact he / she survived the streets for 7 years. Great story!

KatKaleen
Community Member
2 years ago

The cat really looks fit and healthy, but that's after it got care, of course. My oldest cat lived to become 21, some months later he had a stroke. I found the poor thing on the bathroom floor when I got back from work, still alive, but barely. The vet told me that cats don't recover from a stroke, so he was put to sleep. *sniff* However, there are rare cases of cats that live much longer, up to 30 and more.

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2 years ago

The most beautiful people in the world are the ones who love animals. Attraction level skyrockets.

Sarcasticow
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2 years ago

110% agree! I love both cats and dogs, and whenever I meet other dog owners with their dogs and both begin to play, conversations with the dog owners are always very lovely and friendly.

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deanna woods
Community Member
2 years ago

I am so happy that this man was able to be reunited with his cat. Hopefully they will be able to spend many more years together.

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Christy Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

19 is sincerely old for a kitty, & the fact he / she survived the streets for 7 years. Great story!

KatKaleen
Community Member
2 years ago

The cat really looks fit and healthy, but that's after it got care, of course. My oldest cat lived to become 21, some months later he had a stroke. I found the poor thing on the bathroom floor when I got back from work, still alive, but barely. The vet told me that cats don't recover from a stroke, so he was put to sleep. *sniff* However, there are rare cases of cats that live much longer, up to 30 and more.

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Whatever...
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2 years ago

The most beautiful people in the world are the ones who love animals. Attraction level skyrockets.

Sarcasticow
Community Member
2 years ago

110% agree! I love both cats and dogs, and whenever I meet other dog owners with their dogs and both begin to play, conversations with the dog owners are always very lovely and friendly.

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deanna woods
Community Member
2 years ago

I am so happy that this man was able to be reunited with his cat. Hopefully they will be able to spend many more years together.

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