BERLIN, N.H. (WHDH) - A woman who said her cat went missing in Berlin, New Hampshire was reunited with the feline with the help of local police.
Turtle the cat was reported missing 3 years ago but was recently spotted roaming around a New Hampshire hospital, police said.
Her owner was surprised to see her after all of these years.
“As time went by we assumed a big fox in our area or a big game had gotten a hold of her. Because we never found her body we always hoped someone had taken her in and taken good care of her,” Andrea Fortin said.
Officers responding to a call for a cat walking into an emergency room were able to locate Turtle and turned to social media to see if anyone was missing a cat.
After seeing the post, Fortin and her husband assumed it was their missing house pet.
“She looked familiar but I thought the chances were odd that she would be my cat. We haven’t seen for three years, but I had a gut feeling and I couldn’t let it go,” Fortin said.
Once the cat started rubbing up against her chin when they reunited she knew it was Turtle.
“She hasn’t changed much, she’s just a very friendly and lovable cat,” Fortin said.
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