75 Days Later, Tornado Cat Finds His Way Home

July 21, 2011 |

This week, 75 days after the horrific Alabama tornadoes, one feline tornado victim found his way back home.

The normally 9-1/2 lb. Rascal was nothing but a 2-lb. bag of bones when he was found sitting beneath his owner’s truck last week. His home is no longer there, completely leveled during the tornado. Despite the drastic weight loss and a problem with a collar entangled around his leg which required surgery, Rascal is expected to make a full recovery.

Here’s the video report:

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Karen Nichols is a Pet Industry Influencer, Publisher and Multimedia Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over 15 years of experience in the Internet Industry as a User Experience Analyst and Interaction Design Consultant. She's blogged professionally for nine years, and is a respected expert in social media, web analytics, online branding and Wordpress design and development. She's a popular speaker at pet industry conferences. In 2013, she won the BlogPaws social media awards for Best Cat Blog and Best video. In 2012, Karen won the Best Blog Design award for SkeezixTheCat.com. She was one of seven finalists in the national Purina Cat Chow Correspondent search in 2010. She has been a spokesperson for Friskies and judge of the 2012 "The Friskies" video contest, and a juror for the Internet Cat Video Festival. Karen is a member of the Cat Writer's Association, Women in the Pet Industry, the IAABC, The Interactive Design Association and the North Bay Multimedia Association.

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  1. Max says:

    Oh man, Rascal is HARD CORE. He’s gotta be to live through that!

  2. Oh WOW!!!! That is so great that he found his way home after so many days!!

  3. I don’t think I could live 75 days without Fansy Feest.

  4. A true survivor with a fabulous will to live.

  5. Wow! Rascal is a furry lucky dood to have survived all that he went through! Good luck to him as he recovers an’ starts collecting all of those Temptations he missed with his 75 days on the lam!

  6. Tigger says:

    What a story! It shows Rascal’s will to live.


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