WESTFIELD, NJ – The cats came back, but it was not the very next day.
At 12:54 a.m. on Nov. 22, an unknown person broke into Eric Warrell’s home on Kimball Circle, left a doorway open and when he had returned, his two felines were missing, the resident told TAPinto.net.
Warrell had pled to the community to look out for the orange-colored feline brothers, who have little experience living outdoors. By Monday, both brother cats were back home, he said.
“We got them both,” Warrell wrote on Faceboook. “We've got both our boys back home safe and sound now. It's been a long five days, but we're so grateful for the support of this community.”
Temperatures had dropped below freezing the night the felines went missing, prompting Warrell’s concern for the cats’ safety.
Westfield police confirmed the burglary had occurred but did not return messages on Monday and Tuesday seeking details.
Warrell said he is grateful for the public’s support.
“Several of you have reached out either by email or phone and offered advice to get our little guys back,” he wrote. “From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much. It really has meant the world.”