Missing Fiji is found in Erie and will be returned to the Picton Castle crew

Missing Fiji is found in Erie and will be returned to the Picton Castle crew


Fiji — the resident cat of the Picton Castle ship— has been found in Erie, PA, according to Erie News Now.

Fiji found her way around Kenosha and back to the ship when it was here for the Tall Ships Challenge in early August. Among her stops was Captain Mike's downtown for Sunday night music. 

But Fiji never returned to the ship in Erie, where the festival was most recently held. It was reported Thursday that the ship had to leave and the cat was missing.

Finding her is quite a story that involves a security guard at UPMC Hamot, formerly known as Hamot Medical Center, in Erie. Erie News Now reports the following:  

"Thursday night, a security guard at UPMC Hamot, Nolan Humphreys, found Fiji being thrown from a car window. Fiji then managed to meander her way into Hamot's emergency room and Nolan took her home with him that night.

"Come Friday morning after realizing that this cat was Fiji, Nolan called the Erie Maritime Museum and she was safely returned.
"A worker at the Erie Maritime Museum is planning on driving Fiji back to her home ship which is currently docked in Clayton, New York, before it sets sail for home in Nova Scotia, Canada."
So it appears Fiji will sail again on the Picton Castle. She has been around the world with the ship's crew since she was found in 2014 at an animal shelter on the island of Fiji.  

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