House Cat Endures Two Days in Alligator Alley, and Four Other Amazing Pet Survivor Stories

If there's one thing Disney movies have taught us, it's that domesticated pets have an uncanny knack for surviving in the wild.

The most recent real-world example happened when a car accident along I-75 sent an 11-year old house cat named Sam scurrying into the unforgiving brush of Big Cypress National Preserve.

Here's how Sam the cat endured South Florida's brutal wilderness before getting reunited with his owners, and four other mind-blowing tales of pets surviving against all odds.

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Chris Sweeney