Lost Colorado Cat Found in New York City Five Years Later

September 15, 2011 Updated Sep 15, 2011 at 10:08 AM EDT

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Lost Colorado Cat Found in New York City Five Years Later

September 15, 2011 Updated Sep 15, 2011 at 10:08 AM EDT

A cat that ran away from its home in Colorado five years ago was found on Wednesday -- roaming the streets of New York City, according to the New York Daily News.

According to the report, the cat, which was brought to a Manhattan animal shelter by a man who found it wandering on a street, was identified by a microchip planted under its skin. The cat, which was found 1,800 miles from home, will be returned to its original owners soon.

Read the Daily News story HERE.