When you just thought that all stories have been told, suddenly an emotional tale finds its way to smitten your life for a moment.
Recently, one slick kitty was returned with his loving owner, Matthew B, from about 1,500 miles away. The owner was so excited and relieved that he couldn’t contain his feelings. After all, the truck driver had been looking for his furry companion for quite some time; he thought that he’d never get to see his beloved feline again.
The worried owner and his furball, Ashes, have been inseparable. Since Matthew is a truck driver, he used to take Ashes on the road with him, and discover together beautiful places every day.
Matthew cared deeply about Ashes and developed a strong bond with the 3-year-old cat. After all, being alone on the road can be quite lonely and having a four-legged pal surely makes it an incredible adventure.
Last July, the two work partners headed to a job in Springfield, Ohio. The two had just finished work and happily went to relax a little at a Lov’s stop.
They were having fun as usual, when suddenly Ashes was startled by a weird noise. The furball was so distressed that he ran into the bushes and had completely vanished into thin air.
Ashe’s human father couldn’t believe it and felt completely lost. He was overwhelmed by the incident and didn’t know what to do. He scoured the area to find his beloved cat, but the missing feline was nowhere to be found.
The worst part for Matthew was that he couldn’t keep searching for his feline companion forever. After a few hours, he already had to get back on the road. His heart was utterly broken.
Although he had to get back to his real life, Matthew hadn’t given up on sweet Ashes. Every time he was in the Springfield area, he tried to reorganize his driving schedule, so he’ll be able to go and look for his beloved furball.
Matthew came back so many times, but never found him; he always ended up going home all by himself. He started to get depressed – after all, it’s tough to drive for so many miles with no companion, especially when you’ve already had the Best nifty friend to accompany you on every trip.
Now, this is where the story gets really exciting! This early March, two women had decided to take a vacation in New York. While on the road, the two stopped at the Love’s stop to relax. Coincidently, it was the exact Love’s stop in which Ashes had gotten lost so long ago.
The sweet friends were excited about their trip and only took a short break. Once they were about to get back to their car, they spotted a sweet cat, coming out of some bushes and asking for help. The cat was none other than Matthew’s beloved Ashes, who had finally found his way back to the Love’s stop.
The two friends were shocked to see such a delightful feline freezing in the snowy weather. They picked him up, and tried to see if anyone has been looking for the cat.
The two ladies took the adorable cat to their car and helped him get warm again. The women knew that they had to help the sweet feline, and decided to take him to New York with them.
The two rescuers were happy that little Ashes had joined them on their trip. They had the best time together, due to Ashes’ well-acquired road charm.
When they’d arrived in New York, the women called Lollypop Farm, which is an animal organization that cares for animals’ well-being. The women went to the shelter and hoped that they’d be able to track the kitty’s owner.
By using his microchip, the shelter was able to learn a lot about Ashes. The shelter and the women were astonished to find out that Ashes wasn’t an ordinary cat, but a traveling one, that was about 1,465 miles away from home! By scanning the microchip, it was easy for the shelter to locate his worried owner.
When the call came, Matthew couldn’t believe it. The women were praying for him to answer, and when he did, they knew that he was meant to reunite with his lost pal.
Matthew lived far away in Texas, so he needed to arrange his driving schedule accordingly and find the time to head to New York and get his beloved BFF. He had been thinking about Ashes every single day, and after giving up entirely, he couldn’t grasp that they had finally been reunited.
A week and a half later, Matthew had finally arrived at New York to pick up his beloved friend. Ashes noticed Matthew immediately and was so happy to see him.
As Ashes came near his human father and asked for some well-deserved affection, Matthew broke into tears. He was so relieved to find his missing buddy. He hugged sweet Ashes for a very long time and swore that he’ll never let him go ever again. For Matthew, this was a Christmas miracle indeed.
Matthew thanked the shelter and stressed how important it is to install a microchip on your beloved pet. When they get lost or stolen, that’s the only way to make sure that they’ll eventually be tracked down and returned to their forever families.
Ashes was so happy to reunite with his human partner. Happily, their relationship has grown closer than ever. They were excited to go back to their regular lives and enjoy each other’s company every day for the rest of their lives.
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