Cat Found Alive Under Rubble 6 Days After Tragic Italy Earthquake

The village of Armatrice, Italy is still recovering from the tragic earthquake that left the area covered in rubble. As the citizens look to rebuild and heal from the horrid events, many are still clinging to hope to be reunited with missing family members and pets.

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

Daniela Tursini survived the devastating 6.2 magnitude earthquake but was not able to find her beloved cat, Gioia. Even after six days of searching, Tursini refused to give up hope and knew she would one day be reunited with her pet.

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

That’s when rescuers made a startling discovery. Gioia was pulled from some rubble and was still alive. The volunteers who found her were completely baffled how the animal had managed to survive.

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

After a quick trip to the vet, Gioia was given a clean bill of health. Besides some minor dehydration, the lucky cat was able to be reunited with his owner.

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

Photo credit: Facebook / Luciano Verre

The miraculous reunion is being considered a beacon of hope to those looking to recover from the earthquake.

Photo credit: Daily Mail UK

Photo credit: Daily Mail UK

The incredible rescue was caught on film. Check out this amazing footage from the Daily Mail UK!

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