What to Know
- A cat named Pepper that escaped its owner at JFK Airport on April 20 has been found
- Port Authority police rescued the feline with help from its owner's friend
- On Thursday, police set out traps in hopes of luring Pepper back to safety and reuniting the cat with its owner
A rogue cat that went missing in a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport has been safely located after more than a week at large.
Pepper the cat was briefly spotted earlier this week after escaping from its owner and darting off into Terminal 4 on April 20.
On Saturday, Port Authority police were able to rescue the elusive feline with help from its owner’s friend Nuan Lang, the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association said in a tweet.
Police had set out humane traps on Thursday in hopes of luring Pepper back to safety and reuniting the cat with its owner.