We've shared a few lighthearted crime stories in the past, but normally kidnapping isn't a laughing matter.

This story is an exception, mainly because it has a happy ending for everyone involved and because it features a pair of adorable cats. It comes courtesy of Clarke Gayford, a TV host who shared the comedy of errors that his friend found himself in.

It all began when the man's cat started acting a little strange. There's no word on what the cat was up to, but it's safe to say the owner knew something was wrong, and took his pet to the vet. That's where the animal was prescribed a dose of anti-anxiety medicine to help her calm down.

But apparently the cat wouldn't relax, and her owner was forced to keep her locked in his bedroom for a few days until the medicine kicked in. After almost a week of dealing with this anxious cat, you can imagine how surprised her owner was when his real cat walked through the door.

Read the full story on Shared.com.

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