From The New York Times
' report on Jack's discovery, which came exactly two months to the day he went missing.
"Jack the Cat did not patronize the duty-free shops. He was never spotted near any of
the drinking establishments. And if he bothered to sample the food court fare,
his emaciated condition would register as a scathing
But when the
5-year-old Norwegian forest cat, with long orange hair and copper eyes, fell
through the ceiling in the customs area in Terminal 8 at Kennedy International
Airport on Tuesday night, he achieved what was starting to seem impossible:
giving this tale of a natural disaster, missing-pet posters and airline
bureaucracy a happy ending.
The quest to find
Jack spanned 61 days, beginning Aug. 25, when his owner, Karen Pascoe, received
a call before boarding her American Airlines flight to San Francisco notifying
her that her cat had escaped from his carrying case during baggage
Our original report is below:
'I’m probably just
going to bust out and cry,” Pascoe, 43, said of the impending reunion. “This has
really hit a nerve for folks.' "