Romeo the cat has been missing for over a year. He was known to wander around the town of Kennebunkport, but last Fall he vanished. Romeo's owner, George Lichte, feared the worst.
"We were looking for this cat constantly," he said. But after a year he had a hard time even thinking about the cat. "I really blocked him out of my memory. I shut down, I couldn't think about the cat."
The town had recently experienced a sudden increase in the coyote population around the time that Romeo went missing, so even though it pained them to say it, the Lichte family started to believe that Romeo wouldn't come home.
It took the family a year to even consider moving on and bringing a new cat into their family, but just as they started to think about it they received a phone call from a vet 120 miles away. Their cat had turned up, and he had experienced quite the year...