SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge mudslide has been found three years later.
The Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara County says the calico named Patches was brought in as a stray last month and a microchip scan revealed her identity.
Patches, who had been missing since Jan. 9, 2018, rests at Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Jan. 11, 2021.
Jillian Title / Animal Shelter Assistance Program via APTwenty-three people were killed, including cat owner Josie Gower.
The ASAP shelter says Patches was found less than a quarter-mile from where her Montecito home stood.
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