While living in Edmonton, their Siamese cat Kiki got out and never came home again.
They put up signs, door-knocked, and handed out posters in their neighbourhood with zero success.
Almost a year after Kiki went missing, Kiki’s family moved to Ontario.
“We kind of almost gave up hope that we would find her at that point. We also had a lot of coyotes that lived in the neighbourhood and we were really scared about that.” Kiki’s mom said.
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Five years later, Kiki made her way to Hana’s home in the area of northwest Edmonton which is less than a 10-minute drive away from where she went missing.
After she saw the small cat on her backyard cameras, Kadri started leaving out food.
With the help of a neighbour, Kiki was trapped and taken to the vet — where her microchip was scanned, and her mom was called.
Kiki had a couple of mats in her fur, was slightly underweight, and lost an ear to frostbite — but otherwise, the now 13-year-old cat was healthy.
“Five years later I got a call from the vet saying, ‘We have Kiki!’ … I just started sobbing. I was in shock.” Kiki’s mom said.
A family friend then drove her from the vet to the Airport, and she was put on a flight to Ontario to be reunited with her family.
Kiki now lives Ontario, and is spoiled with treats and extra love.
Source: Global News