Actually, the woman's father (now deceased) was a sheet metal worker.
The fact that he's now dead doesn't mean he was any good at it when he
The vent that goes into the bathroom and the one bedroom aparently
never had a vent cover. The bedroom side, the sheet metal stuck out on
the one side about an inch from the wall. I pounded it down a bit to
staple screen wire over the vent.
At least one floor vent was off, cause some of the church folks were
redoing the floor. She put it back as best she could, and put some
furniture on it. There was one other hole in the duct behind the
While I was taking the panning off the old humidifier hole, I was
being tangled in cobwebs. I reached for something to pull em down, and
found a spun glass filter that had been ripped. I used that to pull
down some cobwebs.
She kept asking "could he be in the heater"? She didn't tell me till
later that she pulled the filter to look in, and the filter came out
torn (she put a new one in, blonde moment?).
That's as best I can figure, the cat came in the return side, fell
down the duct, and clawed his way through the spun glass filter.
I sure was wishing for a camera at that moment. I had one in the
truck, but figured get the cat out was more important. Sorry you don't
believe me. I just write what happens, you choose if you want to
Christopher A. Young
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