Cat Calls Police, Is Caught Sleeping with Phone
Moss, a former university lecturer in the U.K., had no idea.
"We had an emergency call from here," the officers told him. He ushered them in groggily and told them he had been in bed, sleeping.
"Somebody dialed 9-9-9 from this house," they insisted.
"I was completely flummoxed," Moss tells PEOPLEPets.com.
As the officers explored Moss's residence, they found one of his cats, Ginger, asleep on the telephone table in the hallway – with a paw draped over the keypad.
"The officer immediately says, 'It was the cat.'"
Moss still isn't sure how it happened, or whether or not it actually did, but he says the phone is still where it's always been. "I think the chances of it happening again must be relatively small."
Ginger, who is 12, and by now a creature of habit, continues to sit right by the phone – when he has some alone time, that is. At the moment, he's busy dealing with being a media sensation, and just had an interview with a Welsh television crew this morning.
"He did absolutely everything they wanted," Moss says. "He's extremely malleable, a friendly, sociable, gregarious cat. He's quite unusual."
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