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Cat Survives 11 Days In Airport Ceiling, Reunited With Owner

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    Muji, was rescued frim a South Brooklyn Feral colony four year prior, “I saw her little face on a Craigslist ad and I was like, I need to meet this cat," Le told The Post. Days passed and the airport officials had no updates about Muji.

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    Le then went to Facebook and made a plea for help. Soon after, she was contacted by the safe pet-flying advocacy group Where Is Jack? Inc., named in memory of a orange tabby who escaped from his kennel at JFK Airport in 2011, survived there for 2 months -

    before succumbing to his injuries after have fallen through the ceiling. 

    Montana State faculty member Mary Beth Melchior, Ph.D., who co-founded 'Where Is Jack?' told The Post, "The Queens Lost & Found got notified about [Muji] being lost. Our people monitor that on Facebook The two Bonnies, they know who to call, what to do on the ground — they went into action." The two Bonnies being two fellow animal lovers who both happen to be named Bonnie. 

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    With this Facebook group's involvement, they got the airport's permission to bring Abby, a golden retriever tracking dog who managed to confirm that Muji was still in the ceiling!

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    With this Facebook group's involvement, they got the airport's permission to bring Abby, a golden retriever tracking dog who managed to confirm that Muji was still in the ceiling!

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    With the confirmation of Muji still being in the ceiling, Taylor Le immediately booked a flight back to New York. On Monday night, 11 days after the ordeal first began, a Muji-rescue team member sent Le a video, a trap was laid out and Muji was captured.

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    “I started crying. It was a miracle," said Le. From there Muji was taken to an animal hospital in Long Island, it was there that Le was finally reunited with Muji. “She looked completely shell-shocked” but otherwise physically alright," said Le.

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    On Saturday, Le and Muji are again booked to fly to Orange County together. However, this time Le has a TSA harness ready for Muji and is going to ask for a private screening.

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    And while this experience was definitely a traumatic one, Le believes the experience overall strengthen her and Muji's bond. Le's final words on the subject being, "The first year-and-a-half I had her, she wouldn't let me touch her, but then she started trusting me more and I was like, thank goodness I kept you. Every time I go on a trip and come back she's a little bit upset, but she's closer to me after that. It's amazing."

    We are so incredibly happy for you and Muji, Taylor Le! And so thankful for this happy ending. 

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