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My cat is missing - Eastwick (Found)

Post by Samis Mummy » Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:10 pm

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My cat, Sami, is missing from our house in Eastwick. He is two years and three months, and he is white/tabby. He is my everything. I haven't seen him since Saturday lunchtime...he usually reappears after a couple of days, but we've been all over the village and the local fields and farms.

My home number is 01279-418652

And my mobile is 07779587076

Please let me know if you have seen him or if you do, or even if you haven't yet.





Many Thanks

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Post by Cat-FAQ » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:56 am

If you haven’t already seen Cat Chat’s Lost & Found advice page, the information there might help:
http://www.catchat.org/index.php/cat-missing-lost-found

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:06 am

I'll try leaving a toy and at shirt under shelter in the garden...but it's been over a week now

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:10 am

Just wanted to see if anyone has seen Sami yet...it's two weeks now :(

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:52 pm

He's ok...in the pet hospital

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Sami...Eastwick cat

Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:52 pm

He's been found, and is recovering in the pet hospital

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Post by bobbys girl » Sun Oct 30, 2016 10:12 pm

I am very pleased to hear that. Where was he?

Hope he makes a swift recovery and is back home with you soon.

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Post by Crewella » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:01 am

I really hope he recovers well, and am glad you found him. xx

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Post by Samis Mummy » Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:29 am

Thank you crewella and bobbys girl (hope I've got that right, it wouldn't let me copy your names!). He was found by the pub, trying to make his way home...he has an open fracture and needs X-rays to see how they can fix him,,,but he's eating well and getting better...he might be in there a few weeks it depends.,,but thank you for the messages. X

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Post by bobbys girl » Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:18 am

Speak for yourself OHWS! :lol: :lol:

Jane, hope he's home sooner rather than later. Just seen the picture - Sami is the same colour as my Gracie (but about half the weight!) :D

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Post by Samis Mummy » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:00 pm

OHWS wrote:
Samis Mummy wrote:He was found by the pub, trying to make his way home.
That could be any one of us ...
Glad he is now found and on the mend.

True...lol, thank you...I hope he doesn't loose one of his back legs...

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Post by Samis Mummy » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:02 pm

bobbys girl wrote:Speak for yourself OHWS! :lol: :lol:

Jane, hope he's home sooner rather than later. Just seen the picture - Sami is the same colour as my Gracie (but about half the weight!) :D
Thank you, that's nice of you to say..,he just needs a few ops and recovering...he may have to loose one of his back legs though..aww sweet X

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Post by bobbys girl » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:33 pm

I may never come to that, but even if it does, losing a leg is not the end of the world. This is my Bob.
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He doesn't know he's disabled! :D

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Post by Crewella » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:51 pm

Cats do cope remarkably well on three legs, but all paws here crossed that it doesn't come to that. xx

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Post by Samis Mummy » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:14 am

bobbys girl wrote:I may never come to that, but even if it does, losing a leg is not the end of the world. This is my Bob.rsz_020.jpg He doesn't know he's disabled! :D

He's so cute..give him a stroke from me .I'm sure he doesn't Sami won't either...he has his first op on his other broken back leg today (it should go fine) I'm not worried if he only has three legs I want him home

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Post by Samis Mummy » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:17 am

Crewella wrote:Cats do cope remarkably well on three legs, but all paws here crossed that it doesn't come to that. xx
Thank you...I'm just taking one day at a time, and hoping I can see Sami maybe tomorrow...but I'll let you guys know how he gets on

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Post by bobbys girl » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:15 am

I passed on the stroke and added a cuddle as well. :D

Yes, please let us know how he goes on.

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Post by Samis Mummy » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:11 pm

bobbys girl wrote:I passed on the stroke and added a cuddle as well. :D

Yes, please let us know how he goes on.
Sounds nice. X hope it was well received... :D

First op went ok, he's got a metal plate with 7 screws in in his right back leg...his back left leg is 50/50. They need to continue treating an infection in the bone that is sticking out...he will have another op on Friday...I might not be able to see him until next week...

But so far he's doing ok..

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Post by bobbys girl » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:00 pm

All good vibes coming your way.

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Post by Samis Mummy » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:17 am

bobbys girl wrote:All good vibes coming your way.

Great thank you very much...

I was so worried I'd never see my boy again, but he's getting on well...he's young and strong...but I might not be able to see him for about a week...apparently he might get very excited (well it hasn't happened in 2.5 years lol) but I have to go by what the vets say.

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Post by Crewella » Sun Nov 06, 2016 4:25 am

All paws here still crossed for him. xx

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:33 am

Crewella wrote:All paws here still crossed for him. xx

The operation went well on Friday, it's hopeful...but it's going to be unsure for a while yet...he should be home tomorrow, but he will have to stay in a cage and have regular trips back to the vet...and might need a skin graft

Thank you for keeping thinking of us X

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Post by Crewella » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:11 pm

If it helps, my lad Basil came into rescue as an abandoned cat that had been hit by a car and wandering with a badly broken leg for weeks. He needed a pin, plate and frame and was on cage rest for about 15 weeks in the end whilst they tried to get the bone to set properly, and there was a strong possibility that he would lose the leg. Eventualy it did set, though at a rather awkward angle, and he has a very pronounced limp and I know it still pains him sometimes, especially when it's cold. My regular (and much trusted) vet happens to specialise in bones and he did his very best for Basil, but to be perfectly honest, both the vet and I have sometimes wondered if we did the right thing in saving the leg. I guess how much it affects him in later life remains to be seen, but the point I'm trying to make is that losing the leg is sometimes the best option for the cat, so try not to worry too much. xx

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Post by alanc » Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:06 pm

Glad the operation went well. Hope your lad continues to improve. Although the long time in a cage may seem daunting to us, our cats seem able to cope quite well. My Tilly certainly did. She had to spend 3 months in a cage after an accident but was surprisingly well behaved (and made a full recovery).

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:50 pm

Crewella wrote:If it helps, my lad Basil came into rescue as an abandoned cat that had been hit by a car and wandering with a badly broken leg for weeks. He needed a pin, plate and frame and was on cage rest for about 15 weeks in the end whilst they tried to get the bone to set properly, and there was a strong possibility that he would lose the leg. Eventualy it did set, though at a rather awkward angle, and he has a very pronounced limp and I know it still pains him sometimes, especially when it's cold. My regular (and much trusted) vet happens to specialise in bones and he did his very best for Basil, but to be perfectly honest, both the vet and I have sometimes wondered if we did the right thing in saving the leg. I guess how much it affects him in later life remains to be seen, but the point I'm trying to make is that losing the leg is sometimes the best option for the cat, so try not to worry too much. xx
Thank you for sharing that story...so far he's doing well and they are pleased with the ops and his progress but he will have a slight limp...it will still be uncertain for a while but they are happy to try and continue saving the leg...he may end up loosing it yet, but hopefully it will heal well. X

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:51 pm

Crewella wrote:If it helps, my lad Basil came into rescue as an abandoned cat that had been hit by a car and wandering with a badly broken leg for weeks. He needed a pin, plate and frame and was on cage rest for about 15 weeks in the end whilst they tried to get the bone to set properly, and there was a strong possibility that he would lose the leg. Eventualy it did set, though at a rather awkward angle, and he has a very pronounced limp and I know it still pains him sometimes, especially when it's cold. My regular (and much trusted) vet happens to specialise in bones and he did his very best for Basil, but to be perfectly honest, both the vet and I have sometimes wondered if we did the right thing in saving the leg. I guess how much it affects him in later life remains to be seen, but the point I'm trying to make is that losing the leg is sometimes the best option for the cat, so try not to worry too much. xx

He has two plates and 12 screws in the back left leg and one with 7 screws in his right...but he is doing well and should be home tomorrow but on cage rest until further notice

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Post by Samis Mummy » Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:52 pm

alanc wrote:Glad the operation went well. Hope your lad continues to improve. Although the long time in a cage may seem daunting to us, our cats seem able to cope quite well. My Tilly certainly did. She had to spend 3 months in a cage after an accident but was surprisingly well behaved (and made a full recovery).
Thank you very much, he's doing amazingly well :) wow that's a nice story...I think Sami will need to be in the cage for a couple of months or so...will know more tomorrow

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Post by Crewella » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:01 pm

...... and even with his pronounced limp, Basil has just thundered past me at high speed, chasing Daz round the house in a mad five minutes! I may worry about him, his limp and his future, but he doesn't seem too bothered! :D

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Post by alanc » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:19 pm

I was going to add, before Tilly came and sat on the keyboard, that if you have room, you should get two cages which can be set up door to door. Sami can then have one cage for an eating/sleeping area and a separate toilet area in the other cage. You can slide a board between the two cages to clean out the litter tray whilst Sami is in the other half. If, like my Tilly, Sami is a messy eater, three cages would be even better, to have a separate eating area so food does not end up on his bed!

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