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Grandpa Finds Missing Kitten Sleeping in Kleenex Box

Chanel, a tiny, three-week old kitten with beady eyes and an adorable face, was on the table in the middle of the living room — until she wasn’t.
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The cat’s abrupt, Houdini-like vanishing act came as a total surprise to her human foster mom, Britany, who wrote on Twitter that:

“I literally went to heat up her bottle and next thing I know she’s gone.“

What followed was an hour of frantic searching, both high and low. Pillow cushions were turned over, and couches flipped. Tears were shed, panicked texts sent.chanel-missing-kitten-kleenex-box-2

And still Chanel was nowhere to be found. It’s a terrible feeling, but one most pet owners can identify with if their furry BFF is a would-be escape artist.

Enter Britany’s grandfather. Needing a tissue, the man reached for a Kleenex — resting in a box on the table — and was shocked by what he found: Chanel, contentedly dozing away!
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The anxiety-inducing episode with a happy ending was recapped earlier in the week by Britany on Twitter, where it went massively viral (660,000+ retweets can’t be wrong, can they?) before spilling over to the social web:


While some were quick to suggest that the photos were staged, Britany put the haters in a deep freeze with follow-up video of Chanel clambering back into her new favorite spot less than an hour later.

“She definitely did it by herself. I definitely was crying thinking we lost her. Mom definitely yelled at her bc the tissue box was full lolo”

The moral here: Cats are hardwired for If I fits, I sits!