Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Cat Missing For A Decade Found Its Way Home After California Fires.

There was only one hitch with that joyous phone call, and that was that the family had moved.

Jennifer and her family were living in Colorado. But as soon as the Petcare Vet called, she hopped on a plane back to California and was happily reunited with Pilot. But it was obvious that the cat had gone through a lot.

There was only one hitch with that joyous phone call, and that was that the family had moved.

Jennifer Thompson

For approximately two weeks, Pilot had suffered some serious burns in the California wildfires.

He was thirsty and hungry, but there wasn't a lot of food or water available in the area because of the out of control fire. But somehow, he persevered despite all of the bumps, bruises, and burns that he'd gotten.

For approximately two weeks, Pilot had suffered some serious burns in the California wildfires.

Jennifer Thompson

When his cage door was finally opened, Pilot was eager to receive some TLC from the veterinarians.

Of course, when Jennifer came along, Pilot was happy to see her too. Despite being on the mend with its legs and paws in a bunch of casts, Pilot was ready to be loved and reunited with his former, soon to be new again owner.

When his cage door was finally opened, Pilot was eager to receive some TLC from the veterinarians.

Jennifer Thompson

Pilot had been asleep when Jennifer walked into Petcare, but he recognized her voice immediately.

Despite the fact that it had been ten years, Pilot reacted as though he remembered Jennifer, and it overwhelmed her with feelings of joy, not to mention tears. Clearly, Pilot had not given up hope on reuniting with his family.

Pilot had been asleep when Jennifer walked into Petcare, but he recognized her voice immediately.

Jennifer Thompson

Pilot was taken to Jennifer's sister's house, but went back to the veterinarian for a follow-up.

Getting his bandages changed was easy, but the vet costs really added up, which is why she relied on donations from kind strangers to help pay the costs. Over a matter of days, Jennifer realized that Pilot hadn't changed one bit. He loved being part of the family, and he was still a serial snuggler.

Pilot was taken to Jennifer's sister's house, but went back to the veterinarian for a follow-up.

Jennifer Thompson

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