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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #269 on: August 28, 2015, 23:27:37 PM »
ahhh so sad, he was a handsome cat. I used to have a black and white cat called Billy too  :(

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #268 on: August 28, 2015, 22:39:49 PM »
I know the huge efforts you went to when Billy went missing, I followed his Facebook page, his website,  ached for your loss and thankfully rejoiced in your ultimate reunion. Billy really was the cat that made me think twice about so many things associated with the security, loss, search, retrieval...gosh you name it, Billy's  case raised that question, broached that topic.

Elle, you already know how sorry I am that Billy was taken to Rainbow Bridge in this dreadful way, Ibut I wanted to thank you and Billy for the legacy he has left in my heart. Without Billy I would almost certainly not be involved to this extent in cat rescue (and I think he may have had a paw in your rescue dealings, too) and think about the cats that have been saved because of him  I hope you can absorb this positive message albeit at a time of terrible sadness. Billy was an inspiration.

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #267 on: August 28, 2015, 20:26:29 PM »
RIP Billy.  So sad :(

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #266 on: August 28, 2015, 00:42:25 AM »
What a handsome and proud cat and so sorry he has been taken in such a terrible way  :hug: :hug: :hug:

RIP Billy, play hard with all our friends

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #265 on: August 26, 2015, 21:18:34 PM »
RIP Billy. Xx
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #264 on: August 26, 2015, 18:57:49 PM »
I am so so sorry that after everything, you've lost him in such a cruel fashion.  My heart aches for you both.

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #263 on: August 26, 2015, 18:23:02 PM »


Very sorry to hear this sad news Billy was such a handsome boy  :hug:
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #262 on: August 26, 2015, 16:20:08 PM »
So sorry to hear this, but at least you were re-united after all that time  :hug:

RIP Billy  :hug:
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #261 on: August 26, 2015, 15:56:03 PM »
Oh no! I am so very sorry to hear this.

RIP Billy boy.


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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #260 on: August 26, 2015, 13:04:46 PM »
oh no how terrible, I'm so sorry to hear this

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #259 on: August 26, 2015, 12:54:56 PM »
On the 1st August 2015, my Billy came inside panting and drooling and in severe pain. I rushed him to the Vet and he'd been poisoned by something they can only tell me was very caustic. Bloods & all sorts of tests showed nothing except he was bleeding from his back passage and had a blue burn on his tongue. We made the decision to have him put to sleep after 3/4 hour of them trying to save him. The Vets said his digestive system was breaking down and disintegrating. The Vets said possibly weedkiller or some kind of cleaner (Jeyes fluid?)

 I have his ashes now.

I miss Billy so much and in this past year since he's been back home, he was such a character and despite having 4 cats still, he was the one that was always there around you and always a great companion. RIP my gorgeous Billy.

 
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #258 on: April 16, 2014, 17:55:43 PM »
I've always been sceptical about microchips, even though all my cats are chipped. This wonderful thread restores my faith in them. I'm so glad you found him.
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #257 on: April 07, 2014, 16:35:18 PM »
 :wow: My goodness I can't quite believe it.  I often think of Billy and wish he'd come home as I know how hard you tried to find him  weh-eh-hey!!

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #256 on: April 06, 2014, 01:53:20 AM »
How is he doing?? He looks no worse for his adventures and looks like he has settled back in ok??
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #255 on: April 05, 2014, 19:42:21 PM »
What a lovely chap he is, I'm so glad that he's back where he belongs  :briggin:

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #254 on: April 04, 2014, 19:40:42 PM »
this is a lovely story and I hope it gives hope to all those people out there looking for their missing cats.
He is a beautiful boy

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #253 on: March 30, 2014, 21:11:19 PM »
Ahhh bless him ... he doesn't look at all fazed by all the excitement  :Luv2:  :hug:
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #252 on: March 30, 2014, 19:16:31 PM »
Some photos of Billy since he's come home..

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #251 on: March 27, 2014, 20:32:07 PM »
aw wow what wonderful news!! :Crazy:

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #250 on: March 27, 2014, 19:16:49 PM »
 ;D how fabulous.  Well done to the elderly couple who had the foresight to actually take him to be scanned.

Fingers crossed Billy likes all the newbies in the house  :hug:
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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #249 on: March 27, 2014, 16:47:34 PM »
That is wonderful news!  :yayyy:  :narna dance:

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #248 on: March 27, 2014, 16:10:17 PM »
Just wonderful news and so happy for you.  ;D ;D ;D

Agree with Helen 3   cheers for microchipping

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #247 on: March 27, 2014, 11:30:11 AM »
Aww great news  ;D

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #246 on: March 27, 2014, 09:48:59 AM »
I'm still smiling for you this morning, Elle.   :cuddle:

Will the vet pass on your details to the couple? I'm wondering if they might be willing to take on one of your rescue cats in Billy's place  :sneaky:

Can't wait for photos.  :pic:

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #245 on: March 27, 2014, 09:15:14 AM »
Great news, have you stopped grinning yet? ;D

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Re: FOUND 2.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #244 on: March 27, 2014, 08:29:38 AM »
Thank you!

It's 2.5 years not 3.5 I thought he'd gone in 2010 and got my dates mixed up!

I did ask the vets if i could have the couples details but they wouldn't give them out (i suppose they can only if they've agreed) and they said they'd call them and tell them how grateful I am and to tell them thank you.
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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #243 on: March 27, 2014, 08:23:05 AM »
Am wondering if you will be able to contact the elderly couple Elle in an effort to thank em of course but also get more info? 
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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #242 on: March 27, 2014, 08:22:26 AM »
this is such great news, I am thrilled for you

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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #241 on: March 27, 2014, 08:15:23 AM »

This news has me grinning from ear to ear - am so very pleased for you.   :wow: You must've been stunned to get the call.  Hope that Billy settles back down again very quickly, and that peace and harmony reign.   :Luv:

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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #240 on: March 26, 2014, 23:43:43 PM »
Wonderful news  :hug: ;D ;D ;D
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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #239 on: March 26, 2014, 23:38:14 PM »
OMG Elle  :Crazy: :yesss: :yesss: :yesss: 

Does he seem to remember you?  I really wonder whether he and his brother may surprise you  :)  I do hope so.  Boris and Bob where separated for 5 months or so when they where young and where sleeping on top of one another within a day or so of being reunited.

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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #238 on: March 26, 2014, 23:04:23 PM »
Oh My God this is unbelievable, I'm shedding tears of joy for you Elle - really can't take it in.  :faint:

So utterly delighted! Who took him in? They must have looked after him well and be gutted to lose him, but he's Back hes Back!  :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: I've spent hours and hours scanning the lost pages for him, just cant wait to see his piccies now hes home  ;D

After all you've been through and the changes his loss made to your life, you must feel like your efforts have been repaid - I'm deliriously happy and happen to have some fizzy wine on hand... :drink:

Cheers! Welcome home Billy   :welcome: Elle your faith has paid off!  :)

(and your parents can relax a bit too now   :shify::evillaugh:

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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #237 on: March 26, 2014, 22:12:38 PM »
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FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #236 on: March 26, 2014, 21:52:44 PM »
This is just amazing news! I'm over the moon for you :wow: just goes to show you should never give up hope - three cheers for microchipping!


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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #235 on: March 26, 2014, 21:36:29 PM »
I got a phonecall today from vets4pets. They said have you lost a cat called Billy? I said YES! And she said well we have him here, he's been brought in. She sounded a bit sombre so I said "IS he dead?" and she said NO he's fine, in good condition. So I said can I come and get him now and she said yes! So I raced down to the surgery and they told me an elderly couple had been feeding him for 3 weeks in Sherwood which is a few miles from where he went missing. So I have no idea what has happened to him in the past 3.5 years!! He has a wound on his tail like a cat bite which I need to sort out but it doesn't look infected so I'll take him to get it checked out at my vets. He is now sleeping on the chair in the spare room so he can get accustomed to all the other cat smells etc as I now have 4 cats in the house for him to get used to!! His brother is one of them but they won't know that obviously!

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Re: FOUND 3.5 years later! black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #234 on: March 26, 2014, 20:50:29 PM »
OMG what fabulous news ... how? why? where was he?  Please tell us the story.   I'm so happy for you xxx
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Re: Lost black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #233 on: March 26, 2014, 20:11:05 PM »
Billy is HOME!!!!  :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow:
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Re: Lost black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #232 on: March 26, 2012, 10:40:27 AM »
Still in my thoughts, keeping everything crossed for you xx  :hug:
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« Reply #231 on: February 29, 2012, 19:39:54 PM »
Staying positive for you. It's good that your Dad is still taking an interest too.  :hug:

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Re: Lost black/white cat in Redhill, Nottingham
« Reply #230 on: February 29, 2012, 19:28:29 PM »
Still got everything crossed for you  :hug:

 


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