A family in Zeewolde, the Netherlands, have been miraculously reunited with their beloved cat, a whole five years after he first went missing.
Elmo the cat went missing in 2017 when his owner, Carmen Tap, was just 13 years old. Despite the Tap family looking for Elmo, he remained missing, and their “hope was gone”.
But then, in August, Carmen’s parents got a call that Elmo had been found about 20 miles from their home.
The video shows Carmen, now 18, reunited with Elmo and giving him all of the affection he’s missed out on for the last five years.
“This is my reason to never lose hope,” Tap wrote on TikTok. Credit: Carmen Tap via Storyful