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Bloody cats. Nothing but a worry.

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Madratlady Wed 16-Apr-14 15:00:12

Girlcat has been out since yesterday morning and I'm starting to worry. Chances are she'll come strolling in later on and get all confused when I act so pleased to see her.

JulesJules Wed 16-Apr-14 15:05:33

God, I know. Bastards. I'm sure they do it deliberately to keep us on our toes. Hope she's back soon.

Nandocushion Wed 16-Apr-14 15:12:59

We keep ours inside. Never any worry, unless I shut one of them in the closet.

Madratlady Wed 16-Apr-14 15:18:18

Nando if we tried to keep them inside we'd never be able to open a door or window! Thankfully we're in a safe area for them to wander.

This is the same cat who escaped on the way to the vets several miles away in a different village and spent 5 weeks living rough before she let anyone catch her and return her to us. Asking the neighbours if they've seen her would be completely pointless because we have 2 almost identical black cats. Mind you, it's not the first time she's been out for over a day so I'm likely worrying about nothing.

timtam23 Wed 16-Apr-14 21:06:09

Oh no Madrat I remember your previous thread really well! Can't believe she's gone missing again! Any sign of her yet?

Ratbagcatbag Wed 16-Apr-14 21:07:48

It is exceptionally mild at the moment so our cat is also strolling in at all hours rather than tucked up where she should be before bedtime.
I worry too.

KittieCat Wed 16-Apr-14 21:22:45

I too remember your previous thread. A slightly more convenient disappearing act this time but I'm sure a worry still. Sending 'come on home' vibes!

Madratlady Thu 17-Apr-14 08:01:28

Still not home. I think she's shut in somewhere, apart from her long disappearance a few months agi she's never been gone for long.

thecatneuterer Thu 17-Apr-14 15:53:38

Oh dear. Have you put up posters/done leaflets asking people to check their sheds and garages?

Madratlady Thu 17-Apr-14 21:09:03

Not yet, dh keeps pointing out that she was once out for 2 days before. I think it's time to go and search for her if she doesn't come home tonight. Boycat has been a velcro cat today, he always misses her if she's gone for long.

Madratlady Fri 18-Apr-14 16:45:01

She wandered back in about 10 minutes ago, ate loads then wandered back out with Boycat. He is pleased to see her.

cozietoesie Fri 18-Apr-14 16:46:29

Did she give you the 'What's your problem?' look?

I'm glad she's back. smile

Madratlady Fri 18-Apr-14 17:11:44

I cried with relief, she seemed baffled. She only stayed 10 bloody minutes. She'd better come home for tea or I'll not be her friend any more!

cozietoesie Fri 18-Apr-14 17:14:44


JulesJules Fri 18-Apr-14 18:44:43

Bloody typical.

So glad she's back, Mad

Migsy1 Fri 18-Apr-14 20:28:15

She's treating your house like a hotel. You need to explain to her that she will be grounded if she doesn't show you some respect wink

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 18-Apr-14 20:30:39

At least she's back. I wish microchips gave off a tracking signal so you can say "she's two streets away" not sit there fretting.

cozietoesie Fri 18-Apr-14 20:38:43

Sureflap's next research project, I hope.

timtam23 Fri 18-Apr-14 21:53:36

Very pleased to hear she's back!

When my cat came back recently after 3 days away, DH got really into researching cat tracker devices - apparently there is quite a bit of inventing going on out there but it's all pretty expensive. DH is quite handy with electronics/computers and is wondering whether to invent something himself!

Madratlady Fri 18-Apr-14 23:57:03

timtam he should. Problem is if they are ones that go on collars they are useless, Girlcat's record for quickest losing of a brand new collar was an hour.

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