"He was the only cat at the shelter that snuggled right up on our laps when we were visiting everyone, and gave us kisses," Vincenzi told WROC.
“He’s playful when he wants to be, snuggly when he wants to be,” Gross said.
And apparently, adventurous when he wants to be.
The latest kitty caper began Sept. 29, beginning what Gross called the "goose chase of cats."
Paul Newman jumped over fences until he left Gross in the dust.
With cold weather approaching, Gross and Vincenzi kept searching.
"We were just so worried that he was going to be scared and cold," Gross told WROC.
The couple posted notices on online forums and received a call Oct. 29.
“It was a young girl in Brockport. I asked her to send me a picture,” Vincenzi told the television station.
That missing cat was finally spotted, 30 miles from home.
"It was 100% organic, whole grain Newman," Gross told WROC.
Paul Newman's exodus was finally over, and the cat, was reunited with the couple and a dog named Maisie.
Now that the cat is home, Gross and Vincenzi are keeping closer tabs on him.
"House arrest for life," Vincenzi told WROC.