Missing Cat Found 1,600 Miles Away Thanks to Private Investigator
Pets go missing all the time. Staple laden telephone poles across the country are a testament to delinquent dogs and forlorn felines everywhere. However, Riley McDermid of Vallejo, California, was not ready to give up after a long search for her missing cat Sheba left her empty handed.
Sheba, McDermid’s 3-year-old rescue went missing in September. The black cat usually showed up for dinner around 6:30 every night, but was nowhere to be found one evening. McDermid visited local shelters and posted pictures of Sheba online, but was unable to track Sheba down.
On the same day as Sheba’s disappearance, the children of her deceased neighbor were in town cleaning out their father’s house. They had rented a UHaul to help transport his things nearly 1,600 miles away to Omaha, Nebraska.
On a whim, McDermid reached out to one of her former neighbors children, Brittany Hulett, who had been there helping to sift through her father’s possessions. However, after a series of Facebook messages and texts, McDermid never received a single response.
She grew suspicious of Hulett’s silence, and decided to hire a private investigator. Mona Kay, owner of Mona K Investigations in Omaha had worked with pets in the past. Kay approached Hulett …read more