An Airplane Passenger's Cat-Swap Gets Found Out
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm David Greene. Mikhail Galin wanted to bring his cat, Viktor, along on a plane trip. But at 22 pounds, Viktor was deemed too heavy to fly in the cabin. So Galin got a body double, a slimmer cat, cleared for takeoff. Then he swapped them. They almost got away with it, until Galin posted a photo online of himself and his tubby tabby in flight. AFP reports the airline canceled all of his loyalty miles. No word on whether Viktor got to keep his.
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