(Closed) So my cat got out

posted 7 years ago in Pets
Post # 3
Hostess
18637 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Oh girl that sucks!  Hopefully, he didn’t go too far.  My cat that my dad has got out twice and was gone for a month before they were able to get him back in.  I would try putting out some food to see if you can coax him back to the house.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I wouldnt panic. hell come back as soon as hes hungrythirsty. Hopefully. Try taking some wet tuna or cat food out there and see if he comes back up haha

Post # 5
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5822 posts
Bee Keeper

My cat got out and ended up on the neighbor’s roof.  Then she figured out how to go and come back.  I think the water bowl is what convinced her to come back.  She was gone a week the first time and came back super skinny.  It always freaked me out when she disappeared.

I would try going outside and calling for him really early in the morning (before it gets busy and loud).  He’ll be hungry and probably was up all night hunting.  He’ll want some food!

Post # 7
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Cats are hit or miss. This is a new kitty right? Hopefully he knows where his home is! Lots of food, shake the box, call his name. Catnip lol anything

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My cat has been an indoor/outdoor cat since he was about a few months old, we let him out during the day and he comes and goes as he pleases. We make sure to get him in before it gets dark though he does take off sometimes but always comes back.

Do you feed your cat can food? My cat will always come for wet food or treats but it doesn’t seem like your cat is interested in treats. Maybe some cat nip or some toys?

My cat will always run away from me if I try to get him, he thinks it’s a game of chase, so sometimes I pretend like I’m looking for something or at something and his curiosity gets the better of him and he comes and looks and then I grab him.

Does he have a collar or microchip? If someone does find him before you do, they’ll be able to get him back to you.

I don’t think you should worry yet. We have a creek behind my house and my cat goes fairly far but he knows where home is and always gets back.

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Ok I know this might not be the place to say this but…

I came on here and I was going to post this as a new thread, so here it goes…. I’d like your input as a cat owner.

My family and I went for an evening stroll, and on the way back, a cat followed us home. She followed us about 8 blocks. So we took her in, to look on the lost and found ads, to no avail. Should we just let her go, or keep her until we can get ahold of animal control center?

 

Katyelle, I hope you find your cat!

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Bahahaha, that sounds exactly like my big baby cat. 😛

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Aww I’m glad to hear he’s ok.We locked out our cat one time, actually quite a few times hihi… he sneaks out without us knowing then when we come back inside the house, he stays out. The few times that he spent the night outside, he came back the next morning, meowing and purring and cuddling us, but as soon as he had his food, water and litter box, that’s it, he didn’t want us anymore. Cats are too cute.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Lol hilarious! Awesome that your cat came back. Make sure to check him for any fleas he might of gotten from being outside. Even if it was for a short while. My cat got out recently and the stray cats outside have fleas. My cat got worms from the fleas! Apparently fleas can carry worm eggs with them.

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper

LOL!!  Cats.  That’s awesome.  At least you know he’ll come back!

Post # 16
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

haha I love cats 🙂 Im glad he came home! He just needed to explore the outside world a bit to realize that the comforts of a house are much better.

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