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Meet these well-travelled cats

Published on Jun 1, 2014 11:00 AM

Cats are notoriously fickle and hard to please, but they're also known to be street-smart, and in these unique cases, remarkable travelers.

1. Singa, the sea-faring feline

Singa embarked on an odyssey across the ocean from Singapore to a port in the Netherlands in a shipping container.  -- PHOTO: CAT WELFARE SOCIETY/FACEBOOK

Who said cats hated water? One was discovered in a shipping container at the port of Schiedam, Netherlands, in February this year, hungry and worn after making a lengthy journey across the seas from Singapore.

After being picked up by the SPCA, he was featured in its magazine, Dier, and became a hit on social media when the Cat Welfare Society posted his plight on its Facebook page,

2. Emily, the tabby cat 

Emily the tabby undertook an epic journey spanning land, air and sea that took her from her Appleton abode to Chicago, Belgium, France then back home again.  -- SCREENGRAB: YOUTUBE

Having wandered from her Appleton, Wisconsin home in September 2004 to a nearby paper company's distribution centre, Emily did what cats do best - curl up into a container of paper bales and go to sleep.

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