” Hello, this is the Central Arizona Humane Society. Are you the owner of a cat named Mojo? »
The surreal moment when she listened to this question addressed to her on the phone, Diane Slingluff will never forget it. ” Yes. Oh, well, I was… “, she then replied, hesitantly, to her interlocutor, who announced to her some news that she no longer dared to hope to hear.
20 months earlier, Diane SlingluffWho lives Mesa in the State of Arizona, had driven to Albuquerque in neighboring New Mexico to take care of an acquaintance. her pussy Mojo accompanied him on this long road trip.
She adopted her in 2014; Mojo was then wandering and had come to the door of her house in search of some food and help. They hadn’t left each other since. ” It’s a female dog disguised as a cat. Maybe that’s why I love him so much she says of Mojo at ABC 15.
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In February 2021, therefore, as the duo returned fromAlbuquerque, Diane Slingluff stopped at a service station in Payson, a hundred kilometers from his home. This is where the cat had decided to jump out of the window of the vehicle to disappear into the wild.
Her owner had spent hours looking for her in the gas station and around. She had even taken a hotel room to resume her research the next day. Thereafter, she had regularly returned to the scene to try to find Mojobut his efforts were in vain.
” We have it “
Diane Slingluff saw his hopes dwindle over time. Until that famous phone call of October 14, 2022. “ Well we have it the voice told him at that moment.
Mojo had just been brought to the refuge of the Central Arizona Humane Society by a lady who had found it near the same petrol station in Payson where she was last seen. She was afraid of seeing her end up on Highway 87, which would undoubtedly have been fatal to her, and had managed to get her to safety before entrusting her to the volunteers.
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At the shelter, they passed the cat to the identification chip reader. It is thanks to this that they obtained the coordinates and Diane Slingluff. Smiles, hugs and tears of joy were there during the reunion.
Before the disappearance of Mojo, his human often took him camping and hiking. For now, she’ll keep her at home as a precaution, but who knows… Maybe one day they’ll go on the road together, like in the good old days.