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Cat found alive in wall of South Bend home 6 days after plane crash

Portions jet is lifted by crane before being put flatbed truck Tuesday March 19 2013 from home along IowStreet South

Portions of the jet is lifted by a crane before being put on a flatbed truck Tuesday March 19, 2013 from a home along Iowa Street in South Bend, Ind. The private jet crashed Sunday near the South Bend Regional Airport, killing two men on board, including former Oklahoma University quarterback Steve Davis. The jet from Sunday's crash was taken to a hangar in the South Bend Regional Airport for further investigation. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Greg Swiercz)

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Updated: April 25, 2013 7:33AM

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A construction worker says a cat belonging to a woman whose home was struck by a jet that crashed in South Bend survived inside a wall of the house.

Harvey Jackson told WSBT-TV he was knocking down a wall in Patricia Kobalski’s home Saturday when the cat jumped out from between two walls.

Jackson said he grabbed the cat so it wouldn’t get hurt by a wrecking ball that was being used to demolish the house. He says the cat looked healthy other than having an injured leg.

WSBT says Zuul the cat had been missing since the plane crash Sunday that killed former Oklahoma quarterback Steve Davis and his friend Wes Caves. Two other people on the plane and one person on the ground were injured.


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