A hiker who got lost in the Alps after spraining his ankle claims to have got back to safety all with the help of a mysterious cat.
Luckily for him, he met a friendly cat along the way, who guided him back to the right path.The unnamed man became disorientated while walking in the mountains near Gimmelwald, Switzerland after discovering that his planned route was blocked.
The walker, who described his experience on Reddit, said: ‘[The cat] was just wandering around, [then] found me while I was resting from a hike.
‘Then she was walking and kept looking at me to follow [and] led me straight to the path that would take me back down to the valley.’
The man had been hiking in the the surrounding mountains of Gimmelwald at the end of the ski season when he got lost.
Hero cat rescues injured man who got lost in the Alps
A video allegedly showing the mysterious cat helping out the man in 2013 was linked to the Reddit post.
He can be seen following the cat and asking him: ‘Where are you going?’ before realising the cat is trying to show him the way.
Eventually, the man safely reaches a village and bids his rescuer goodbye, saying: ‘Ciao kitty!’
Aww. True friendship goals right there.
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