Couple Busted By TSA For Packing Their Cat In A Suitcase [PICS]

A couple packed their cat into a suitcase with their clothes and tried to board a flight. The poor kitty had no food, water or air in the suitcase.

By Doug Lazy on January 17, 2018
DENVER - NOVEMBER 22: A traveler undergoes a full body scan performed by Transportation Security Administration agents as she and others pass through the security checkpoint at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The TSA is bracing for heavy traffic the day before Thanksgiving, as two separate internet campaigns are promoting a "National Opt-Out Day" protest during which travelers are urged to "opt out" of the new body scanners because of concerns over privacy and possible exposure to radiation. Those passengers who refuse the scans must instead undergo an enhanced pat down by TSA agents, which could further slow down security lines on the busiest air travel day of the year. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

A couple packed their cat into a suitcase with their clothes and tried to board a flight. The poor kitty had no food, water or air in the suitcase.

SFGate.com says that TSA agentsĀ Erie International Airport found the cat before it was loaded onto the plane. The couple was flying to Florida from Pennsylvania when “their luggage triggered an alert from the airport’s baggage inspection system.” Inside of the bag, TSA agents found “Slim”, a 6-month old kitten.

The article says that the couple was “were cited for transporting animals in a cruel manner” and that Slim was turned over to theĀ local Humane Society.