By Josie October 11th, 2023
Felines are ridiculously flexible – so if your cat is missing, you really need to look everywhere, even inside your car engine.
The gray feline was nowhere to be found, and every corner of their home echoed with his absence.
The family’s car, with Gus still hidden away, was stopped by Washington County Deputy Allen for minor traffic violations.
As the deputy was about to dismiss the driver, a faint meowing sound emanated from beneath the hood.
The revelation that the family’s cat had been missing led to the discovery of Gus, who was peeking out of the grill.
Approximately the car had traveled 38 miles, yet miraculously, Gus remained unharmed, though trapped in his unintended hideaway.
Cats are renowned for their ability to squeeze into tight spaces, a skill attributed to their flexible skeletal structure.
Lacking a rigid collarbone and with a highly elastic spine, cats can contort and compress their bodies to explore nooks and crannies.
This adaptability enables them to navigate through narrow openings, making them masters of confinement and exploration.