Tabby cat survives in shipping container for TWO MONTHS

Footage shows moment 12-year-old tabby cat is released from TWO MONTHS inside a shipping container after being rescued when workers hear her pitiful mewing Monty, 12, was rescued after a building contractor heard mewing cries Owner Beverley Chapman said she thought the tabby had been there for 8 weeks Cat is thought to have survived by licking condensation of container's walls  

By Paul Thompson for MailOnline

Published: 15:05 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 15:05 BST, 4 September 2020

View
comments

Trapped inside a metal container for almost two months, this is the moment Monty the cat is rescued after his faint cries were heard by workers on an industrial estate.

The 12-year-old tabby survived without food or water after accidentally getting shut into the shipping container.

His distraught owner Beverley Chapman, 59, had all but given up hope of ever seeing the family pet again after it went missing from her home in Helston, Cornwall.

But this week as Richard Hall walked past the locked shipping container he heard a few weak cries coming from inside.

The boss of the sign making firm contacted the key holder and filmed the moment the heavy metal doors were opened and Monty was coaxed out to cries of 'Come on'.

One of his workers was so shocked he couldn't help swearing while others were shocked at how thin the cat was.

The 12-year-old tabby survived without food or water after accidentally getting shut into the shipping container. His distraught owner Beverley Chapman, 59, had all but given up hope of ever seeing the family pet again after it went missing from her home in Helston, Cornwall

The 12-year-old tabby survived without food or water after accidentally getting shut into the shipping container. His distraught owner Beverley Chapman, 59, had all but given up hope of ever seeing the family pet again after it went missing from her home in Helston, Cornwall

But as Richard Hall walked past the locked shipping container he heard a few weak cries coming from inside. The boss of the sign making firm contacted the key holder and filmed the moment the heavy metal doors were opened and Monty was coaxed out to cries of ‘Come on'

But as Richard Hall walked past the locked shipping container he heard a few weak cries coming from inside. The boss of the sign making firm contacted the key holder and filmed the moment the heavy metal doors were opened and Monty was coaxed out to cries of 'Come on'

A bowl of milk and some cheese was quickly devoured by the starving cat

Monty is believed to have lapped up condensation that built up on the inside of the container to survive his

read more from dailymail.....

PREV Terrifying moment a mother throws her children to safety from her burning ...
NEXT Four Navy aircrew parachute to safety moments before E-2C Hawkeye plane crashes ...