Missing cat from California ends up in Canada years later

SAN FRANCISCO – A cat that went missing in California 2 ½ years ago has shown up many miles away in Canada.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( ) that BooBoo the cat went missing in August 2014 in Watsonville, California. Last week, the tabby came in the southeast of Canada, about 3000 miles (4827.81 miles from home.

When BooBoo arrived in Guelph Humane Society in Ontario, she hardly looked like a grey traveller.

The Humane society Executive Director Adrienne McBride says BooBoo is in a fantastic shape.” In fact, maybe they need to go on a diet when she gets home.

How did BooBoo reach Canada?

Owner Ashley Aleman suspects BooBoo hitched a ride as she has a habit of jumping in the car.

Animal protection officers carry the cat across the border Friday.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle,

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