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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 08, 2021
Report Date: November 2021
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1352
Originating Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Destination Airport: BOS (General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl)
Reporting Airport: BOS (General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl)


Carrier: Alaska Airlines

Flight Number: 1352

Date & Time of Incident: 09/08/2021

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal: Breed: Abyssinian

Animal Name: Merlin

Description of Incident: Cat was discovered deceased inside kennel after arrival at destination prior to returning to owner at the cargo office. The cat appears to have passed peacefully, as the bedding in the kennel was not disturbed and there was no visible damage to the inside or exterior of the kennel.

Cause of Incident: Cause is still unknown. Cat is currently at UCONN for necropsy. Awaiting results of the necropsy. Will update as soon as the results are received.

Corrective Action Taken:

PetFlight Report:
November 2021 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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