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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by erinszoo, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. erinszoo

    erinszoo Songster

    Jun 28, 2011
    North Central Oklahoma
    We have a male cat (neutered) that disappeared the day before Thanksgiving. As he likes to roam a little during the day and usually comes back by dark, we didn't think too much about him not showing up one evening to come inside because it was raining out. We figured he just holed up somewhere and would be home in the morning. However, he didn't come home the next day or the next or the next. My son, desperate to find his cat, called everyone he could think of that might have seen his cat somewhere with no luck. So we had resigned ourselves to the fact that he probably wasn't coming home again. We were all sad and bummed out wondering what could have happened to him. Well, two days ago, my daughter went outside to feed her rabbits and our cat showed up in the yard. He was skin and bones and hungry as all git out but he wasn't harmed that we could see. She brought him inside and he went between eating and talking to us for the next twelve hours or so and he hasn't left my son's side since then. He doesn't even ask to go outside now. We still have no idea where he was or what happened to him but we are THRILLED to have him home again!!

  2. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Songster

    Jan 23, 2010
    Berry Creek, Ca
    Awe glad he's home! Wonder if he could have gotten chased off by something, stuck somewhere, or trapped and relocated by an unhappy neighbor!
  3. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    Your own little Christmas miracle ...
  4. MeatKing

    MeatKing Songster

    Thanks for sharing, love to read happy endings. So glad your baby is home from Christmas
  5. bock

    bock Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    That's wonderful! Our cat disappeared a few years ago on Thanksgiving too, unfortunately he never returned. [​IMG] I am glad your story had a happier ending.
  6. dela1991

    dela1991 Songster

    Apr 21, 2010
    Sounds like what happened to our cat a few years ago. He came back after four days...dirty and hungry. We figured he was probably shut in someones garage. So glad that you got him back. [​IMG]
  7. erinszoo

    erinszoo Songster

    Jun 28, 2011
    North Central Oklahoma
    Thanks all! We kind of figured someone might have been in their shed getting out Christmas decor and he got locked in or something. We had another cat that disappeared about three years ago. She was gone for 7 months and showed up in our tree house one day, walked in the house, and has never gone out the door again. We tell everyone she was abducted by aliens. [​IMG]

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