Missing cat reunited with family after owner hears his meowing over the phone

A black cat.
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During a call with her cat's vet, Rachael Lawrence heard a noise in the background that made her almost drop the phone.

It was meowing that sounded just like her family's other cat Barnaby, who went missing eight months ago from their home in Essex, England. Lawrence asked about the cat, and was told it was a stray that had been brought in. After hanging up, Lawrence couldn't stop thinking about the distinctive meow, and called back to ask more questions. "It was bugging me," she told BBC News.

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