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Missing cat and Schenectady owner reunited months later

After 83 days being lost, Darleen Novak and her 11 year old cat, "Alphie" were reunited at the Animal Protective Foundation on Maple Ave. in Glenville on Tuesday morning. APF Veterinary Technician, Heather McNamara at left, was instrumental in finding the cat on Craigs List and locating his owner.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
After 83 days being lost, Darleen Novak and her 11 year old cat, "Alphie" were reunited at the Animal Protective Foundation on Maple Ave. in Glenville on Tuesday morning. APF Veterinary Technician, Heather McNamara at left, was instrumental in finding the cat on Craigs List and locating his owner.
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Darleen Novak clutched her empty cat carrier, looking eager and worried at the same time. “She’s been gone for 83 days,” she said, standing at the counter of the Animal Protective Foundation shelter in Glenville. She was looking for Alphie, who had slipped out of her Guilderland house this summer and never returned. Novak plastered telephone poles with Alphie’s picture, went on every missing-pet website to describe her beloved cat and even took out an ...

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clumpty
November 7, 2012
7:26 a.m.

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I am so happy for you, what a nice story, see prayers always work. Love her to death now that she is back, that darn old lady......lol

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