THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA.com) — Patricia Witt is allergic to cats.
Still, she wanted to help a friend who needed someone to watch her felines.
The thankful friend gave Witt a few bucks -- for her troubles and her Kleenex -- and Witt took that money and bought a $10 California Gold scratcher.
Lottery fever? Cat scratch fever? Call this a combination of both.
Witt's ticket, purchased at a CVS Pharmacy (1382 North Moorpark Road) in Thousand Oaks, was a lucky $1 million winner.
Witt, a retired grocery store clerk, said the money will come in handy.
"I could not believe it at all," she told the CA Lottery, "it just feels like a Cinderella story."
No word on if she planned on getting a cat.
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