A Georgia couple was not too long ago reunited with their pet cat who was lost for months hundreds of miles away in South Korea.
Lucie Bénévise and her husband, Devin Lane, moved final 12 months from South Korea, the place he had been stationed as a U.S. Military medic, to Georgia close to Fort Stewart, WSAV in Savannah reported.
Whereas dwelling in Korea, Bénévise had adopted a kitten she named Cauliflower, or Cauli for brief. The couple deliberate to convey their cat with them as they moved again to the U.S., however due to a visa problem and the necessities for importing pets into the U.S., Bénévise needed to return to the U.S. earlier than the cat may and whereas Lane was nonetheless ending up his stint at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, in response to the report.
They discovered one other household on the base to observe Cauli till Lane was able to convey her to the U.S. in October. However throughout a cease on the way in which to the airport, the cat escaped from the automobile and ran off, in response to the report. Lane caught a later flight so he may look for the cat, however his search didn’t flip up Cauli and he couldn’t wait any longer as he needed to report for responsibility in Georgia.
“It actually was soul-crushing,” Bénévise instructed WSAV.
Months glided by, however the couple didn’t surrender. They reached out on varied Fb teams for individuals at Camp Humphreys, in response to the report. They even supplied a reward, initially $500 and later as excessive as $1,500, to anybody who may catch the cat for them.
“A few of my buddies have been like, ‘It’s OK Lucie, you probably did the whole lot you would.’ And I knew, like, I didn’t do the whole lot I may, I can nonetheless proceed,” she instructed the TV station. “I don’t assume I ought to surrender.”
A couple of days after Christmas, Lane shook Bénévise awake, in response to the report. He’d gotten a textual content with a photograph of Cauli from somebody who’d discovered her. She had been roaming the bottom and, apart from being a little bit soiled and a little bit skinnier, was OK.
The household who had watched Cauli earlier than was capable of take care of her once more, till they discovered another person in the army who was flying from South Korea to Atlanta final month, Bénévise instructed WSAV. The couple met the person on the airport and have been reunited with Cauli. Bénévise stated she paid the person a reward for the difficulty of carrying the cat internationally.
“I do know that it couldn’t have been simple to have the cat with him throughout the flight, however he stated she was positive,” Bénévise instructed WSAV.
The couple lastly introduced their cat house, after being hundreds of miles aside for months. Bénévise instructed WSAV that Cauli instantly made herself at house on her cat tower.
“I simply felt a lot reduction,” Bénévise instructed the TV station. “I do know that no person can love her as a lot as I like her.”