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Missing Cat Lived in Pastry Factory for 3 Years
PetMD ^ | 2-6-14 | Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

Posted on 02/25/2014 2:35:00 PM PST by smokingfrog

When pets get lost and are found weeks, months, or even sometimes years later, they are typically a little worse for wear.

Not so for Woosie, a cat in Great Britain that ran away from home three years ago. Instead of joining a circus, he went to live at a pastry factory, which made him one fat cat.

“He’s a heavy cat now — he’s quite large. We think that he may have been eating all the pasties and sandwiches up there,” Helen Johns, Woosie’s human mom, told the U.K.’s Daily Mail.

Woosie’s journey began in Gover in 2011 when, as they always did, the Johns let out their beloved cat for a romp in the garden. Unfortunately, Woosie never returned.

It wasn’t long after that Woosie would show up at the at the Ginsters pastry factory nearly 30 miles away!

How he got there is anyone’s guess, but it’s been theorized that he might have hitched a ride on a delivery truck or in another vehicle going to the area.

(Excerpt) Read more at petmd.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: ginsters; kittyping; microchip; woosie
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1 posted on 02/25/2014 2:35:00 PM PST by smokingfrog
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http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/02/05/article-2552164-1B35B60500000578-138_634x656.jpg


2 posted on 02/25/2014 2:38:49 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

OHHH One fat kitty cat


3 posted on 02/25/2014 2:40:05 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine

bump


4 posted on 02/25/2014 2:41:11 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: smokingfrog

If I lived in a pastry factory, you’d need a front-end loader to pick me up.


5 posted on 02/25/2014 2:42:07 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: smokingfrog

I’d like to get lost in a pastry factory. I could live there quite happily for years!


6 posted on 02/25/2014 2:42:55 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: smokingfrog

7 posted on 02/25/2014 2:43:27 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: smokingfrog

MeeeeeeOOWWWWWWW!
Cat has a sweet tooth or thirty!


8 posted on 02/25/2014 2:45:15 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: smokingfrog

Beautiful cat.

9 posted on 02/25/2014 2:45:20 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: smokingfrog
Helen Johns, Woosie’s human mom

So Woosie is half-cat, half-human, right?

10 posted on 02/25/2014 2:46:44 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hm. I might introduce pastries to my cat’s diet.


11 posted on 02/25/2014 2:47:48 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Looks a lot like our Thunder...

If he went missing I’d be worried to death. There are a lot of sickos who want black catz.


12 posted on 02/25/2014 2:48:26 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: smokingfrog


13 posted on 02/25/2014 2:49:33 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Thanks for keeping us informed.


14 posted on 02/25/2014 2:50:33 PM PST by AmericaUnite
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To: JoeProBono
Now with more cat hair.

/johnny

15 posted on 02/25/2014 2:50:55 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I just read the article. That’s not Woosie, it’s a stock photo. Didn’t look fat to me, so I dug a little.


16 posted on 02/25/2014 2:52:11 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: smokingfrog

The cat’s name reminds me of a story in the book, “All My Patients are Under the Bed or in the Closet”.


17 posted on 02/25/2014 2:52:27 PM PST by AmericaUnite
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To: smokingfrog


18 posted on 02/25/2014 2:54:29 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: smokingfrog

The thought of cat hair in the pastries and a cat running around on the equipment is not pleasant.


19 posted on 02/25/2014 2:54:51 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: KarlInOhio

>>So Woosie is half-cat, half-human, right?

All cats are half-human. Just ask them.


20 posted on 02/25/2014 2:55:25 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: smokingfrog

They still don’t have dentists in Britain, eh?


21 posted on 02/25/2014 2:56:00 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yes he is! Bet he kept the mouse population down at the pastry factory. Meeses like pastries to pieces! Have had two cats who hitched rides to my house. Both loved to ride. Even in a yard cart.


22 posted on 02/25/2014 2:56:05 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Cyber Liberty
There are a lot of sickos who want black catz.

Amen. Here in soviet Red Hampshire; there are more than a few 'cults' around. We have been feeding stray neighborhood cats for several years, but we always made a point to keep them locked in the garage around a full moon or a witches' sabbat. So far, so good.

23 posted on 02/25/2014 2:57:13 PM PST by who knows what evil? (The people of Red Hampshire: Ye are of your father, the devil.)
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To: smokingfrog

...gawd only knows how many mice disappeared while Woosie was on site


24 posted on 02/25/2014 2:58:17 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I would rather get lost in a distillery. :-))


25 posted on 02/25/2014 2:59:45 PM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: who knows what evil?

Thunder and his twin, Lightning (a tuxedo), walked up to our house one Halloween. We haven’t let them out of our sight ever since.


26 posted on 02/25/2014 3:06:50 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: mc5cents

“I would rather get lost in a distillery. :-))”

That would be the ticket, wouldn’t it. But, said, if you gotta get stuck somewhere for three years a pastry factory is pretty near the top of the list of places to do it in.


27 posted on 02/25/2014 3:08:15 PM PST by FAA
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Whoa — that’s one good looking kitty.

That cat might just start a new trend — the pastry diet.


28 posted on 02/25/2014 3:10:06 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Proud2BeRight

I agree, so I went to the article. The kitteh did not survive by eating the product, he was taken care of by the employees who fed him (apparently a lot). We have several kittehs where I work that are cared for by friends. “Work cats.”


29 posted on 02/25/2014 3:10:28 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: smokingfrog

Precious pretty kitty!


30 posted on 02/25/2014 3:17:04 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: smokingfrog

Got plenty of treats, I bet.


31 posted on 02/25/2014 3:18:11 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Vaquero

Careful. The black cat’s human looks like she might conjure up a spell on you!


32 posted on 02/25/2014 3:18:26 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: smokingfrog

We had a tom cat that would regularly patrol for dames as far away as five miles. His circuits often took him two weeks. Not sure why he bothered coming “home”, we never fed him. He slept in the shed.


33 posted on 02/25/2014 3:18:32 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: Cyber Liberty
Thunder and his twin, Lightning (a tuxedo), walked up to our house one Halloween.

Wow...they sure picked the right door.

34 posted on 02/25/2014 3:23:29 PM PST by who knows what evil? (The people of Red Hampshire: Ye are of your father, the devil.)
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To: BenLurkin

What? Cast a pyorrhea spell?


35 posted on 02/25/2014 3:24:23 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: stylecouncilor; onedoug

ping


36 posted on 02/25/2014 3:35:08 PM PST by windcliff
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To: Proud2BeRight

Well, the article says he had the run of the office, and would meet workers outside the factory every morning. Sounds to me like he was an outdoor cat that they let in the office, not the factory floor, during the day.


37 posted on 02/25/2014 3:45:20 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Even better for a cat, this was a Cornish pasty factory. That is, the joint made meat pies!


38 posted on 02/25/2014 3:47:17 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: who knows what evil?

Yes they did, and now they are beloved pets in their “forever home.”


39 posted on 02/25/2014 3:49:32 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: JoeProBono
beercat.
40 posted on 02/25/2014 3:54:28 PM PST by Foolsgold (Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber)
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To: Bryanw92

“All cats are half-human. Just ask them.”
___________________________________________________
Are you kidding? My 6 cats are lords and masters. They let me stay here only to obey their commands.


41 posted on 02/25/2014 3:57:11 PM PST by AlexW
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To: AlexW

>>Are you kidding? My 6 cats are lords and masters. They let me stay here only to obey their commands.

That’s why they are half-human. They would not tolerate being full human.


42 posted on 02/25/2014 4:06:13 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: smokingfrog

Tuna-fish eclairs! MeWoooow!!!!!!


43 posted on 02/25/2014 5:02:10 PM PST by faithhopecharity (" uri)
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To: smokingfrog

Now that’s a beautiful kitty cat.


44 posted on 02/25/2014 5:38:03 PM PST by angcat
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To: Proud2BeRight

yeah but cat is better than rat.


45 posted on 02/25/2014 5:38:26 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: AmericaUnite; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; ...

46 posted on 02/25/2014 8:30:59 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: smokingfrog

aye and a bit large he is Indeed!!


47 posted on 02/25/2014 8:36:04 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (how many times has obie fundamentaly transformed obamacare now?)
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To: All

Yes, there seems to be some confusion between pasty and pastry. A pasty is a meat pie, a Butte food, or something an exotic dancer wears(maybe in Butte)
I think there may be confusion between gobsmacked and Godsmacked, unless that’s what they say in England.


48 posted on 02/25/2014 9:31:05 PM PST by crazycatlady
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To: Vaquero

Lol

MEOW!


49 posted on 02/25/2014 10:26:05 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: smokingfrog

That is one beautiful cat. Looks like a panther.


50 posted on 02/25/2014 10:54:37 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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