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Good News Tewsday: Missing Squishy Cat Found 80 Miles Away

Good News Tewsday: Missing Squishy Cat Found 80 Miles Away

Squishy the Cat is back in his Lathrop, CA home after being found 80 miles away in San Francisco a month after he’d gone missing. San Francisco SPCA volunteers doing some TNR of local ferals discovered Squishy, who impressed them as being unusually friendly. When scanned for a chip, they discovered he was 80 miles […]

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Harley is Back Home after 2 Years on the Lam

Harley is Back Home after 2 Years on the Lam

Harley is a 10-year-old tuxie with a tail to tell. Missing for two years, he survived by his wits, returning home courtesy of a microchip and a cat lover who knew he wasn’t feral. Harley was mostly an inside cat, but he always enjoyed basking on the porch of his home in Pinesburg, Maryland. When […]

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Cat Custody Battle: Whose Side Are YOU On?

Cat Custody Battle: Whose Side Are YOU On?

Pet custody battles are nothing new. You see them waged during contentious divorces all the time. David/Whiley is a handsome tuxie with two moms. One bottle-fed and raised him in his early years, the second has been his caregiver for seven years. Mom #1 is suing Mom #2 for custody. It presents a conundrum: Who does […]

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Ponyo the Cat Gets Caught Gambling in Reno

Ponyo the Cat Gets Caught Gambling in Reno

Ponyo the Cat has a bit of a nip habit (the good stuff, she explains) which she funds by playing craps and the slots in Reno, 220 miles from her Dublin, CA home. “My people never notice I’m gone,” she told Mousebreath. “I just hop on one of them geezer pawty busses, stay a day […]

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Sid the Cat back Home 3 Years Later

Sid the Cat back Home 3 Years Later

Sid is one lucky black cat. Lost three years ago from his home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, his family assumed they’d never see him again when they later moved to Devon, England. This week he was found with a fractured jaw and taken to the Scottish SPCA’s shelter in Lanarkshire. He was scanned for a chip […]

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Why Maddy the Tabby Ditched her Family at a Rest Stop

Why Maddy the Tabby Ditched her Family at a Rest Stop

The Allen family, relocating in a military move from Hawaii to Kentucky, lost their tabby, Madison Grace, at a rest stop in Franklin, Ohio, where they stopped to walk the dog. They combed the area around the rest stop for six hours searching for Maddy, but she’d vanished. Fortuitously, a Humane Society volunteer, Everit Terhune […]

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Kit the Cat, Missing a Year, Reunited with Family

Kit the Cat, Missing a Year, Reunited with Family

Tim Archer is sad and happy this week. Sad because a cat whom he’d hoped to adopt had another family, and happy that he was instrumental in reuniting Julie and Ken Welke with their long-lost cat, Kit. Archer had taken the cat to a vet clinic for a full exam after deciding to adopt the […]

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Get 1/2 Off HomeAgain Microchipping thru 11/30

Get 1/2 Off HomeAgain Microchipping thru 11/30

If you’re a regular reader of Mousebreath, you know that there are some pretty amazing stories of cats lost for years, found many miles from home and returned successfully to their owners because of a microchip. If you microchip your cat, and add a collar with ID tags and a bell, your chances of being […]

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