17-Year-Old Ukrainian Refugee Travels More Than 600 Miles With Cat to Poland

March 17, 2022

These two have been on a long journey together. Yana Zelieva, 17, fled Ukraine with her mom and refused to leave behind her cat, Zaika. Yana, from Kyiv, says when she got the call from her mother that it was time to leave, Zaika was the first thing she packed. Provisions were further down her list of priorities as they headed to another city, but the attacks would follow them and they made their way to the Polish border. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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