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Alaska Couple Reunited With Cat 26 Days After Home Collapsed Into River Swollen by Glacial Outburst



In a heartwarming turn of events, Elizabeth Wilkins and her partner, Tom Schwartz, who lost their home and nearly all their possessions in a devastating flood in Alaska, were reunited with their missing cat, Leo. Despite the collapse of their house into the Mendenhall River, Elizabeth's unwavering faith that their resilient and fearless cat would survive was rewarded 26 days later when a photo of Leo appeared on a community Facebook page. The reunion brought much-needed joy and hope to the couple, who are still sorting out their living arrangements, and served as a bright spot in a challenging time, highlighting the power of community support and resilience.



Photo Credit: Val Tievsky

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