The Week in Animal News: Long Lost Cat Comes Home, Animals Bathing, and More

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A Colorado family that had long ago given up on finding their cat got some incredible news this week, when Willow was found in New York City -- five years later and 1,800 miles from home.

We also have animal bathing rituals, wild birds learning English, the death of a hunter and a grizzly bear, a new dolphin, and more in the Week in Animal News.

An 1,800 Mile Journey

Last week, the Squires family got an unexpected and unbelievable phone call: Their cat Willow had been found. Not in a nearby mountain town or in Denver, but on the streets of Manhattan, 1,800 miles from home.

Read the full story: Cat Lost 5 Years Ago in Colorado Found in Manhattan

Photo: ABC News video screenshot.

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