Schrödinger became famous for mixing cats, boxes, and quantum mechanics. We are convinced that the protagonist of this story is not alive and dead at the same time, but yes gave the authorities quite a scare dedicated to overseeing the security of the New York JFK airport. There are curiosities that can be found in these gigantic buildings, such as knowing the reason why the planes are white, but rarely does a cat appear on the X-ray screen of airport security.
A suitcase with a stowaway cat, who wanted to visit the sunny state of Florida
As you can see in the Tweet accompanying this paragraph, the Transportation Security Administrationknown by the initials TSA, public Recently a series of photographs that show how a cat ended up in the inside of the suitcase of a citizen of the Big Apple, who intended to travel to Orlando. The surprise when inspecting the suitcase through X-rays was great, even for his ownerthat He assured that that was not his cat, but that it belonged to someone who lived with him. Obviously, the TSA reactionthrough the statements of their spokesperson published in The Washington Post, did not wait, ensuring that:
The suitcase was opened by a TSA officer, who was shocked to find a live cat inside.
We’re letting the cat out of the bag on a hiss-toric find. This CATch had our baggage screening officers @JFKairport saying, “Come on meow”! Feline like you have travel questions reach out to our furiends @AskTSA. They’re available every day, from 8 am – 6 pm (ET). pic.twitter.com/LpIkLbAgzC
—TSA (@TSA) November 22, 2022
Fortunately, the cat was in good condition and was returned to its owners, although the passenger had to boarding a Delta airliner the next day, since he missed the flight due to the feline incident. The most curious thing, in addition to verifying how a cat can get into a suitcase without its owner knowing, is knowing that It is not an isolated case.
According to this means of communication, already in October 2021a partner he was checking his bags at the Texas airportwhen the TSA officer pointed out that the suitcase was too heavy. What was his surprise when he opened the suitcase and found that inside one of the man’s cowboy boots was his 2 kilo chihuahua, curled up. It does not seem necessary to comment that These cases have turned out to be mere anecdotesbut if the authorities had not noticed, the animals would have been in serious danger inside the suitcases. You know, the next time you want to go on a trip, check that your pets are in sight.