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Stowaway Cat Back In Ohio After Trip To Florida

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Bob-Bob the cat (Source: CBS4)

Bob-Bob the cat (Source: CBS4)

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (CBSMiami/AP) — Bob Bob the cat, who gained international fame after sneaking into his owner’s luggage for a flight to Orlando, has returned home safely and seems relatively unaffected by his surprise vacation in Florida.

Ethel Maze of Ohio told the The Circleville Herald that Bob-Bob the stowaway spent 10 hours in a suitcase before she opened it. She says he was lethargic and wet from perspiration, and she initially thought he’d died.

Eventually he perked up, and he spent the week in a crate at Maze’s hotel. He rode in a carrier near Maze’s seat for the return flight.

Somehow the cat had made it through screening at Port Columbus International Airport. The man who handled the bags for Maze’s group has told reporters he thought he saw the bag move but loaded it anyway.

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