Evie and Blossom the mice were living happily with their owner Amanda Politzer and her eight-year-old daughter Ruby at their Hobsonville Point home until the mouse enclosure was "turned upside down" by a cat about three weeks ago, leaving Evie no where to be found.
The family came to the conclusion that if Evie had survived the cat's wrath, they would probably never see her again.
But in a shock turn of events, Evie was found on Thursday by Maddie Rolston, who lives three streets away, or about 150 metres away directly.
"You hear about cats and dogs going and coming back, but you don't hear that with a mouse," Politzer said.
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Kia ora Auckland, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.
Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.
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