By Tom Place For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 10:27 BST, 25 August 2019 | Updated: 10:27 BST, 25 August 2019
A cat has amazingly been reunited with his shocked owner after the pet ran away five-years ago.
Garry, a 13-year-old cat, went missing back in 2014 during a move from New Zealand's North to South Island, with his owner Lisa Pederson fearing the worst.
Once Garry escaped, Ms Pederson and her partner said quickly went to work putting up signs in the hope someone would find him - but after six months the probable reality began to set in, she told the NZ Herald.
'She was such a scaredy-cat, we thought, "Well, she's probably just gone off and died",' she said.
Garry, a 13-year-old cat, (pictured) went missing back in 2014 during a move from New Zealand's north to the south island and his owner Lisa Pederson (pictured) feared the worst before he was recently found