Norfolk, Virginia, Transportation Safety Administration, or TSA, brokers have been in for a shock final week after a passenger put their pet cat by the checkpoint X-ray machine.
TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein posted about the incident on Twitter on Friday.
“Simply while you thought it was protected to convey your pet on a visit…A traveler left their pet in its journey carrying case at a @TSA checkpoint this morning at @NorfolkAirport,” Farbstein tweeted. “Consideration pet homeowners: Please don’t ship your pet by the X-ray unit. Cat-astrophic mistake!”
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A follower noticed the spokesperson’s tweet and requested if the cat is OK, to which Farbstein replied, “Yep.”
Each the traveler and the cat have been required to undergo the TSA screening the correct manner after the TSA brokers noticed the X-ray picture.
Farbstein stated the correct solution to undergo safety is by eradicating the cat from the journey bag.
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She additionally tweeted a video posted to Instagram by the TSA concerning the correct solution to journey with a pet by the TSA checkpoint, including that vacationers with cats can request it’s screened in a non-public room, simply in case the proprietor has an escape artist of their fingers.
The Instagram video begins out with a picture of the cat’s X-ray with the phrases, “Don’t do that,” beneath.
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It then reveals a person take away his canine from a pet provider and stroll by the TSA checkpoint.