After several weeks on the loose--Skittles was found and is getting ready to reunite with her family after an extended stay in Indiana.
A bird flying aimlessly was too good for Skittles the cat to resist as shesnuck out of her owners RV during a camping trip to
Jacci Moss, the director of the Friends of Felines'
"After being lost in the woods for 6 weeks and her being 15 years old to have survived is astronomical that she survived that," said Moss.
Skittles has spent the last two weeks getting healthy before reuniting with her owner in
"She was dehydrated and she had some flees and ticks she's also had a urinary tract infection," said Moss.
"I'd see her on the cam and just start to cry--it's tears of just disbelief that she's there and safe," said Brenda Hershey, Skittles' owner.
In fact-- viewers of this interactive web-cam heard Skittles story and made it possible for Moss to fly withSkittles from
"We have a 24-7 web cam that is very supportive of this rescue center," said Moss.
Skittles will be reunited with her owner on Thursday.