Jimmy the cat has always been a rogue. One of his favorite things to do was walk outside and explore around the neighborhood around his house — until one day he didn’t return.
Jimmy’s parents were never concerned about his playing outside because he was a seasoned player who seldom traveled far. He loved to hang out in the driveway, go on walks with his family and the dog, and visit the neighbors for snacks. He likes to sneak inside parked automobiles via open windows and linger around for a bit before returning to his house and meowing to come inside.
Jimmy was 13 years old when Zelitsky’s husband allowed him out to play. When it was time for him to return inside, they yelled his name again and searched wherever they could — but Jimmy never returned.
Zelitsky reacted on the ad right away, attempting to figure out whether the lost cat was truly her beloved Jimmy. After exchanging messages with the shelter, the evidence piled up that Jimmy had finally been discovered.
“‘Jim, is that you bud?’ I questioned as soon as we unlocked the cage. And then he went over to me and headbutted me, and I burst into tears “According to Zelitsky.
Later, Zelitsky brought her husband in to visit Jimmy, and Jimmy recognized and greeted him in the same affectionate manner. There was no question in anyone’s mind that this was Jimmy, and that he had found his way back home.