Cat gets trapped in plane toilet wall cavity on JetBlue flight

Perhaps the kitty needs better toilet training.
Perhaps the kitty needs better toilet training. Photo credit: Getty Images/Facebook

A JetBlue flight in the US reportedly had to make an emergency landing after a cat made its way into a wall cavity in the plane's bathroom.

Photos posted on the Chonks Facebook group, which is dedicated to large cats, shows the airline's staff attempting to rescue the cat, which had been let out of its cage by its owner while visiting the bathroom.

Cat makes a run for it once freed from cage.
Cat makes a run for it once freed from cage. Photo credit: Facebook

"Don't let your chonk out of the carrier in the lavatory under any circumstance," the post said.

"You might end up having to make an emergency landing and take the whole bathroom apart!"

JetBlue said they were "happy to report this situation ended well."
JetBlue said they were "happy to report this situation ended well." Photo credit: Facebook.

The person who posted the images said she wasn't the cat's owner, but a flight attendant on the flight.

A JetBlue spokesperson confirmed the incident to Newshub, however they said the flight didn't divert or carry out an emergency landing as a result of the naughty feline.

"Don't let your chonk out of the carrier in the lavatory under any circumstance," the post said.
"Don't let your chonk out of the carrier in the lavatory under any circumstance," the post said. Photo credit: Facebook

"We're happy to report this situation ended well, with the cat safely removed from the lavatory," a spokesperson said.

"What happened does highlight why pets traveling with us are required to remain in an approved carrier for the duration of their flight."

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