Missing Cat Found Six Days After Indianapolis Blast

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Fire Capt. Rita Burris says the black cat named Gidget had been missing since the fiery blast late Saturday night.

Citizens Energy workers continue their investigation Monday afternoon Nov. 12, 2012 by digging into the front sidewalk looking for possible explanation into the explosion in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/ WTHR Chopper 13 /The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A missing family cat has been rescued from the ruins of a home near the center of the deadly Indianapolis house explosion.
Fire Capt. Rita Burris says the black cat named Gidget had been missing since the fiery blast late Saturday night.
A federal investigator found Gidget on Friday hiding behind a couch in the home of her owners, Glenn and Gloria Olvey. Burris says the cat was scared but otherwise in good condition. The Olveys already had recovered their other three pets.
The family lives next door to the house where the blast is believed to have originated.
Glenn Olvey says the blast hurled him several feet and trapped him, his wife and one of their two teenage daughters when their roof collapsed.
Shelters are housing several recovered pets.


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