FEEL GOOD NEWS: Traveling Cat Going Back To Oregon - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

FEEL GOOD NEWS: Traveling Cat Going Back To Oregon

SPOKANE, Wash. - When the truck driver left Albany, Oregon, bound for Spokane Valley he did not realize he had a stow-a-way in the back. When the truck hauling goods for Target arrived in Spokane Valley and raised the door to unload the surprise cat stow-a-way was ready to get out.

"We got a call from one of the Target receiving clerks here on Wednesday saying while the trailer was being unloaded a cat bolted out," said SCRAPS Animal Protection Officer Carl Boyd. "People tried to catch it but the cat ran from them and hid in the store's warehouse. They called us to see what we could do."

Once the cat, named Callie, was trapped and was safely at SCRAPS Officer Boyd contacted the city of Albany and sent a picture hoping to locate its owner. The owner, who actually no longer lives in Albany found out and was thrilled to be getting her cat back.

Callie will get a ride back to the Target distribution center later today only this time she will get to ride comfortably in the front of the cab. SCRAPS will deliver the cat to the Spokane Valley Target at 1:30 p.m. and the cat will leave later that afternoon. SCRAPS would like to thank everyone who made this possible including the Target staff, the trucking employees and the Albany Herald

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