Thought he was a goner...

...but the cat came back. The old song came true in the case of Alfie, an orange tom that belongs to Angelo Petrillo of Milnrow, Greater Manchester, England. Petrillo buried a cat he was sure was Alfie after a car hit the cat near his home last year. Then the Petrillo family moved to a new house. Nine months later, a friend from the old neighborhood called to tell Petrillo that a ginger cat was at their old house trying to get in!
Mrs Petrillo, 35, a manager for a wine company, returned to the couple's old home a mile away - and immediately recognised the cat as Alfie.

The three-year-old had lost the collar he used to wear and had put on weight, suggesting someone else had been looking after him while he was being mistakenly mourned.

Mr Petrillo said: 'It was just unbelievable - the cat I had buried nine months earlier, the cat we spent about a month grieving over, was back, and my wife just couldn't believe what she was seeing.'

The Petrillos still don't know whose cat they buried, or where Alfie has been all that time. Link -via Digg

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Life reflects art...

Lyrics from the Spot 1019 song "True Story"

Thought my cat had been crushed by a car
I gave him a decent burial
In a great big oatmeal box, about 2 feet down in the ground.
But the next full moon there was this strange hissing and scratching at my door,
My dirty, decomposed cat came in and began to walk all around now!
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