Cat survives 35-minute tumble in washing machine

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A cat got stuck in a washing machine for a full 35-minute cycle and lived to tell the tale.

His owner, Stefani Carroll-Kirchoff, says she always makes sure none of her three cats are in the washer and dryer when she’s doing laundry but last week, she forgot and Felix had somehow found his way inside the washer.

After finding him, the family rushed him to an emergency vet.

He temporarily lost his vision and had pneumonia from all the water in his lungs.

He’s doing better now, he can see again and has started eating, but he remains on oxygen.

The vets are expecting a full recovery.

Even so, Carroll-Kirchoff said she’ll never forgive herself and this is going to haunt her for the rest of her life.

Her daughter started a GoFundMe to offset the medical costs.

So far it’s raised over $9,700 toward a $10,000 goal.

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