'Zombie Cat' Who Clawed It's Way Out of Grave in Custody Battle

Publish Date
Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 10:09AM

The 'zombie' cat who came back to life five days after being hit by a car and buried is at the centre of a custody battle between his owner and an animal shelter.

The one-year-old kitty was discovered lying in a pool of blood and vets said there was nothing more could be done and was buried.

But five days later, Bart reappeared at his home in Florida.

In a statement, bosses said: "Recently we have learned new information about Bart's home environment and the circumstances leading up to his burial.

"Therefore, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay does not intend to return Bart to the family.

"We are prepared to fight for the best interests of this cat."