As the passenger checked in, the cat, named Pepper, bolted and escaped into the upper structures of Terminal 4 Friday.
Currently, #PAPD ESU is searching Terminal 4, JFK, for Pepper, a black & white cat that bolted when its owner was checking in for a flight to China. Pepper escaped into the upper structures of the terminal. Passenger missed flight. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPDESU #ESU pic.twitter.com/ti5zTq6vtA— Port Authority PBA (@PAPD911) April 20, 2018
The passenger missed his or her flight.
Police, unfortunately, ended the search without finding Pepper.
Anyone in JFK Airport who spots a black and white cat should contact Port Authority police.