Near Rennes: a cat that has been missing for two years, miraculously found

Youpi disappeared for two years before being found to the delight of its owners. (© Rennes News)

All the news is not bad. Sometimes miracles happen. This is the case of Youpa chat with Morgane et Jehan.

This couple lost Youpi two years ago when they lived Chantepieclose to Rennes. Losing their pet was a tragedy for them. But, last week, they received a call that they no longer hoped for. Youpi was found. Actu Rennes contacted the owners to find out how they found their pet.

Long searches in vain

“It was August 2020,” Jehan recalls with emotion in his voice. “I come home from work one night, he wasn’t there. Youpi used to get out of the house and walk around. But normally when I get home, he’s there. Time passes, always no trace of chat.

Yet when his name is called, he comes right away. This is a very well-trained cat. We had a great complicity.

JehanOwner of Youpi

“On the first night we took out our litter,” Jehan continued, to no avail. The next day, Jehan asked his colleagues for help in searching for the missing person: “We went door to door. »

Without any new ones, Jehan and Morgane decided to clap often trade posters of Chantepie. To their great despair, there was no sign of Youpi, despite several attempts at the town hall and the pound. The cat is only 3 years old disappeared without a trace.

It was rumored that someone had boarded him or that something serious had happened.

Time went on as did the hope of finding their pet. “We didn’t think it was over, but we kept in mind that we could find it,” said owner Youpi.

A move to Vannes and a miracle

In August 2021the fate brings a new blow to their search, the couple must move for professional reasons on Vannes. “It simply came to our notice then. We left the ball in the stomach, ”says Jehan. Tuesday, May 3rd last, it is the miracle.

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Morgane called me, she asked me if I was sitting. You said yes. Then she told me: I found Youpi. I cried with joy. All the pressure fell, in two years it was still working for me, there was no sign of him. It’s like losing someone without being able to mourn, because they’ve never been found.

JehanOwner of Youpi

The strangest thing is that Youpi did not leave his neighborhood. He stayed in Chantepie. She is a woman living next to Jehan’s old workplace who found the missing man and took him to the veterinary clinic. “One wonders if the cat didn’t have the instinct to move closer to my old workplace, if he didn’t feel anything.”

Youpi is in perfect health.
Youpi is in perfect health, he is not injured. (© Rennes News)

Reunions full of emotion

The couple left Vannes to pick him up the next day. In the car, during the hour of travel between them and Rennes, the two young men asked themselves “full of questions”: Would Youpi recognize them, would he be aggressive? “We were both excited and worried,” Jehan admits. However, there were no worries.

Before letting us go home, the lady who found him told us that he was sleeping on the couch. I moved very slowly towards him, I bent down, I said his name. His ears moved, he woke up, saw me, and recognized me.

Jehan Owner of Youpi

This was followed by a cuddle session which Jehan is not ready to forget.

And if the couple wonders what Youpi was able to do during those two years of absence, Jehan and Morgane are relieved to see that “Youpi is doing very well” and did not «No particular injury«. On the contrary, he “even gained some weight.”

Now, the miraculous cat has to get back to life with its owners, especially since he has become a big brother, with the arrival of Chewiea little kitten.

Following this experience, Jehan wants to send a message to those who, like Morgane and he, have lost their pet: “Don’t lose hope.” ! Like, sometimes stories end really well.

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