You've Heard Of Hot Dogs, Here's A Hot Cat A feline stowaway survived a 28-mile journey in the piping-hot engine compartment of a pickup truck.

You've Heard Of Hot Dogs, Here's A Hot Cat

You've Heard Of Hot Dogs, Here's A Hot Cat

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It's like The Incredible Journey, except if the pets had to cross the Sahara.

A cat stowed away under the hood of a pickup truck, and survived a 28-mile ride with the hot engine as the vehicle was driven from Pennsylvania to the parking lot of Mars Chocolate headquarters in New Jersey.

People walking by heard purring from the engine — even after it was switched off.

The kitty was quickly dubbed "Mars" — after the chocolate, or perhaps more appropriately, the fiery-red planet.