When many people lose their cat, they often search the surrounding area and perhaps leave out the cat’s favorite food, treats, toys, and blankets in hopes that the cat will come back. Actress┬áSamantha Giles had a different solution.

Since cats have a stronger sense of smell than people, Samantha sprinkled her own urine around her house, hoping the familiar scene would draw the cat back home. Surprisingly, it worked. Apparently Bob the cat followed the urine scent back home and is now reunited with Samantha.

So the next time you lose a cat, be ready to sprinkle your own urine around the neighborhood. Just don’t tell anyone what you’re really doing.

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