First, Bentley the cat’s owner offered a $5,000 reward. Soon, that amount increased to $7,500. Now, payment for the safe return of the 6-month-old, 12-lb. exotic male Savannah cat stands at a fur-raising $20,000, according to a photo of a flyer posted to Facebook.
CBS Los Angeles reports that the Marina del Rey, California, cat owner is desperate to find her rare breed pet. F2 Savannahs are a hybrid of domestic cats and servals, a medium-sized wild African cat, and they can cost upwards of $4,000.
Bentley’s owner has even hired a pet detective and bloodhounds to help track down the cat, who is believed to have escaped from the balcony of her luxury apartment on Feb. 26.
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The cat is declawed and unmicrochipped. Check out his lost pet page here, which includes contact information if you have any knowledge of his whereabouts.