The female, family cat whose name is Ronnie somehow became trapped in a large space behind a plasterboard wall. It’s not clear what had gone on to make that huge space and it is not clear why Ronnie found herself in that space. But it is clear that the couple who are Ronnie’s caregivers decided to hack open a hole in the stud wall with a claw hammer to free Ronnie. I’ve just discovered that Ronnie entered the void through a closet which has access to an unfinished area. As is usual with domestic cats, Ronnie’s curiosity got the better of her and she wandered into that area and could not find her way out. Her meowing alerted her caregivers. They had just returned home after Thanksgiving and were unable to find her. You can hear the genuine anxiety in the voices of the humans as they desperately try to make contact with Ronnie in that dark void. I’ve managed to take a screenshot of the TikTok video at the exact moment Ronnie’s face emerges into the light which is why her eyes reflect it back so brightly. It makes for a good photograph although one which is not very sharp because it is a screen-grab from the TikTok video.
Came back from thanksgiving but couldn’t find our cat, Ronnie. We heard her in the walls.
Note: This is a video from another website. Sometimes they are deleted at source which stops them working on this site. If that has happened, I apologise but I have no control over it.
Postscript: you may know why Ronnie’s eyes are so bright. The light from the smartphone’s torch which was used to search for her in the void is reflected directly back by the reflective layer behind Ronnie’s retinas. It is why domestic cats have such good eyesight in near dark conditions.
Note: Sadly, in my cynicism, I have some doubts as to whether this is a genuine video. It just might be manufactured in the knowledge that it would be successful, which it is having gathered 1.5 million viewings at the time of writing this post.
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