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Wed 1 March 2017: Willis returned after going missing

2017-03-05 - Pellyton, Adair County, KY - Photo by Sharon Whitehurst (c).
Willis had disappeared and Sharon Whitehurst had given up hope. But Wednesday morning, the world righted itself, she knew, "Unthinkingly reverting to habit, I stopped to peer out the glass of the front door before continuing into the kitchen. He was there! Willis was sitting on the shabby doormat, face tilted up in greeting. I opened the door, scooped him up, burying my face in his stripy fur. I felt the first tentative stirrings of his purr. By the time I was halfway up the stairs with him clutched against my sweatshirt, the purr was approaching full throttle," she writes.

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