Cat named Sebastian goes on a cross-country trip

Sebastian takes a cross-country trip.
Sebastian takes a cross-country trip.

A cat named “Sebastian” went on an incredible journey after hitching a ride on a truck that was making a cross-country trip from Utah to Florida.

“Sebastian is a gorgeous boy who ended up a long way from home. It seems he hitched a ride on a Semi in Salt Lake City, Utah and ended up in Marianna. They took care of him for a short while but could not keep him. He is a very sweet, friendly guy! Wish there was a way to find his owners in Utah,” Partners For Pets, an animal rescue group in Marianna, Florida, said in a statement.

The shelter said that Sebastian is “not up for adoption.” Their goal is to find his actual owners, as difficult as that might be. Based on the responses the shelter has gotten, it looks like they’ll have help.

“My oldest lives in Salt Lake City. Just shared tagging him and all his friends. I would be willing to help in any way,” a person in Utah said. Several people tagged all of their Utah relatives in hopes that somebody recognizes Sebastian.

Unfortunately, several different people have also posted claiming that Sebastian is their cat. One poster claims that he’s her beloved pet who disappeared in 2018, while others are sharing photos of their missing cats. Hopefully, Sebastian ends up back in the right home.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.