GERMANY – According to daily 20 Minuten, this 15-year-old senior cat, whose called Sissi, disappeared from her home at the end of August 2015.
The cat’s distressed family looked absolutely everywhere for Sissi – who is deaf – but, as winter approached, finally gave up hope.
“It was very difficult for us. Tears flowed,” owner Julika Fitzi admitted to the paper.
And so naturally, she was amazed when she was contacted by a cat refuge in Bonn to say they had found Sissi in the German city and identified her by her microchip.
A refuge worker by the name of Susanne Wanniger explained to Germany’s Express paper on Thursday that the cat was found by a resident in the city centre of Bonn in a dire state – absolutely covered in fleas and very thin.
While no one knows just how Sissi managed to travel the 300 plus miles to Bonn, Fitzi believes she probably got into a vehicle by mistake and was accidentally driven there.
It takes approximately six hours to drive between the two cities.
Just the past Saturday the family travelled to Bonn to collect their cat.
“They now intend to equip both Sissi and their other cat with a GPS tracking collar.