Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 41 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Florida Police Launch Investigation After Woman Shares Photo of Dog With Muzzle Duct-Taped Shut
- Read the Cover Story: Adele’s Triumphant Return: How Love Changed Her Life
- Police Officer Slain in Planned Parenthood Shooting Volunteered to Respond to the Scene, Was a Competitive Ice Dancer
- PHOTO: Pregnant Anne Hathaway Takes a Sweet Stroll with Her Husband
- The 25 Best Cat Eyes of All Time, in Honor of Adele's 25
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- July 17, 2000
- Vol. 54
- No. 3
After a Mysterious 3,000-Mile Trip North, Lapis the Cat Proves Yukon Go Home Again
"My first thought was that this was a prank," says Hill, 33, a graduate student at the University of Denver. "I called the operator and asked if the area code they gave was really the Yukon." Told that indeed it was, Hill called Grant, and she and Lapis were reunited. But the mystery remains: How did the cat get so far? One explanation: Hill thinks that Lapis may have jumped into the back of a truck on April 19. "She's an indoor-outdoor cat, but she's always inside between 4 and 5 p.m.," she says. "When she wasn't back by 5, I knew something had happened."
Hill papered her neighborhood with flyers with Lapis's picture. But, as spring turned to summer, she began to lose hope. At about the same time, though, Grant, a landscaper in Whitehorse, a small town about 120 miles short of the Alaskan border, visited a friend's home and spotted a strange cat hiding under a nearby building. It was wearing a collar and ID tag, and neighbors had been feeding it. "It seemed a little stressed out, for sure," says Grant. "When we finally got the collar off the cat's neck, I said 'Hey, I'll give the number a call.' "
Hill, who spent $2,000—including airfare and a $200 reward she insisted on giving Grant—getting Lapis back, says the experience has taught her one thing: "Put a tag on your pet. It brought my cat back."
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!