Author Topic: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND  (Read 5256 times)

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #23 on: November 30, 2009, 20:43:26 PM »
Ahhh that's so nice to hear  :)
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #22 on: November 30, 2009, 19:00:08 PM »
We can sometimes forget how many good and decent people there are. Tales like Galileo's are a great reminder  :hug: :thanks:
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #21 on: November 30, 2009, 18:44:40 PM »
Sounds like lovely people  ;D

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #20 on: November 30, 2009, 17:52:26 PM »
glad all is well and good to know kind people were looking out for you  :)
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #19 on: November 30, 2009, 17:50:15 PM »
Kitty Galileo's now been home for over a week.  It's like he's never been gone.

He and his brother have been chipped but not yet neutered (their time is coming.  The "axeman" waiteth!).  Everybody is happy. 

My next task is to go around and take down the "Found" posters that we posted after Kitty Galileo was returned home.  We wanted people to know he'd been found so I designed a different looking poster with a different headline that had the story of how he was found.  While we were putting those up, people stopped to tell us how they'd been looking out for Galileo and were glad we'd found him.  I also received some e-mail later from people who had seen the "Found" posters.  It's a happy ending to a scary tale.

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2009, 11:43:46 AM »
Excellent news ... so pleased he is home.   :hug:
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2009, 00:26:48 AM »

Hes plenty big enough to be chipped and also neutered, certainly consider a chip sooner rather than later, its a quick procedure thats done whilst you wait, hes a very handsome cat  :Luv2:

SO GLAD HE IS HOME. :cheer: :cheer:

Deff get him chipped asap (can be done anytime)...and you might find your vet with neuter him now if his "bits" are big enough

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2009, 19:48:22 PM »
Fantastic news  ;D
Hes plenty big enough to be chipped and also neutered, certainly consider a chip sooner rather than later, its a quick procedure thats done whilst you wait, hes a very handsome cat  :Luv2:


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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2009, 18:26:10 PM »
That is such fantastic news - I am so pleased for you and little Galileo (he is stunning by the way)

What a lovely man, it restores faith in human nature  :Luv:
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2009, 15:18:47 PM »
Wonderful news  ;D

Now I hope you'll be persuaded to stick around Purrs and join in!
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2009, 14:39:24 PM »
Fantastic news!  :wow: :hug:

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2009, 01:57:36 AM »
That's fantastic that he is home and such a handsome young man as well.

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2009, 00:31:22 AM »
Thats fantastic news -so pleased he is home safe and sound and a nice guy that found him .
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2009, 00:15:20 AM »
that's wonderful - and it gives so much hope to others when the hard work of leafleting and postering pays off
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2009, 00:02:17 AM »
Wonderful news  ;D

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2009, 20:39:33 PM »
I'm so pleased for you  ;D
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2009, 20:09:55 PM »
I have good news: Kitty Galileo has been returned to us!

We were just about to go out to do more leafletting and postering.  I stopped to visit the bathroom.  Good thing I did!  Someone banged on the door.  It was a man with Kitty Galileo in hand.

He'd apparently seen Galileo previously a few days ago, but hadn't yet seen one of my posters.  He saw a poster at his mother's (or maybe mother-in-law's?) who is in sheltered accommodation across from us.  It was one of the posters from Sunday afternoon that had our address on it.  He was on his way today to visit his mother/MIL and saw the kitten again.  This time he scooped the kitten up, praying it wasn't someone else's, popped Galileo in his van, and came right over.

We're so glad.  He wouldn't even take a reward.  Heck, we didn't even catch his name, although we know the unit number of his mother/MIL and her name.  We'll see if we can figure out which building for sure and we'll definitely be giving her at least some flowers for raising her son right!




Kitty Galileo didn't seem particularly hungry.  He has eaten and has some water, but he wasn't ravenous.  He basically looks OK, except for possibly a bit of an eye infection/eye irritation.  His lids look kind of pink to me.  We're taking him to the vet's tomorrow to be checked over.  Other than that, he doesn't seem any worse for the wear.

We're celebrating with Thai food for us, DentaBits (AKA Kitty Crack) for the cats, and an evening spent notifying all the vets, shelters, forums, registries, etc.  I'll probably make up a "Galileo Is Home" poster and post that in place of the "Lost" poster tomorrow so people know he's been found.

Thanks, everyone, for your support!

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2009, 18:35:56 PM »
because he's so young, and so handsome, there must be a good chance someone is looking after him, so knocking on doors might well find him

here's hoping big time :hug:
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2009, 18:22:03 PM »
I'm sorry to welcome you to Purrs at a time of such worry, Eingang.  Do check out the tips in the link Gill posted and do knock on neighbours' doors as well as putting up posters and going out calling for him late at night: he may not respond to his name yet but he will recognise your voices.
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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2009, 18:15:55 PM »
He is stunning -  :Luv:

I hope you find him soon, you must be worried sick.
When he is back, although too young to be neutered he isn't too young to be mirco-chipped so it might be best to get him done asap

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2009, 15:23:23 PM »
 :welcome: to Purrs...  :)

Sorry you have lost your beautiful babe, sending positive vibes for your babe to be home soon!  :hug:

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Re: Lost 4-Month-Old Red and White Tabby in SE12 London Lee Area Nov 15th
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2009, 12:58:07 PM »
 :welcome: to Purrs, sorry that Galileo is missing and as he is unneautered is likely to be off on a spree and could wander a long way.

Here are the things we recommend you try doing to find him and flyers and posters are very very important and need to be done fast

http://www.purrsinourhearts.co.uk/index.php/topic,305.0.html

I hope you find him soon cos he is really sweet

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Lost 4-Month-Old Red n White Tabby SE12 London Lee Nov 15th FOUND
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2009, 12:09:55 PM »

Galileo (October 2009)
Lost: Kitty Galileo
Date: Sunday afternoon, November 15th, 2009
Location: Lee (SE12) London, near E.A. Nesbitt Park

Description:
Kitty Galileo is a pretty 4-month-old kitten, with medium-long fluffy fur.  He's predominantly red with a white chest and paws.  He's a tabby and has the tabby "M" partially visible on his face.  He's quite big for a kitten and probably weighs about 2.5 kilograms.

Distinguishing Marks:
His face is his most distinguishing feature.  He has a white inverted T extending across his cheeks up to his forehead.  He also has a red triangular patch below his nose to his chin.  You may also notice that he has a lot of hair -- hair in his ears, on his feet, etc.

Other Information:
Kitty Galileo was too young to be chipped or neutered. He's just turned 16 weeks old.  He does not have a collar as he's not supposed to be outside of the house or garden.  We believe he managed to leap the 6-foot back garden fence on the Millbank Crown Estate while playing tag with his brother when they were left unsupervised for a short period of time.

He does not respond well to his name yet.  He's prone to "chirp"ing.

Contact:
Michelle Hoyle or Andy Gardner
galileo@eingang.org
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