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Family appeal for carers of missing cat found after five months
Owners of a cat who went missing for five months are appealing to anyone who may have seen or looked after him.
Tuxedo the tomcat went missing on August 17 last year, after jumping into a furniture van in Nascot Wood, and jumping out in Cromer Road, North Watford.
Liz May, Tuxedo's owner, said: "Despite numerous searches of the area, missing cat posters, telephone calls to local vets and the use of online searches, we had given up hope.
"Then, right out of the blue, we had a telephone call from an online pet register to say someone less than a mile away from where he was lost had found a cat that might just be ours.
"The photos they emailed looked very promising, but of course he would have changed a bit, having developed from an adolescent into a fully grown cat over the months. So we weren’t quite sure."
The family picked up the cat and a microchip scan at Medivet in St Albans Road revealed he was indeed their cat.
Ms May added: "We are delighted to have him back, as is his brother Nemo. Our third cat, Louis, isn't quite so sure at the moment.
"The mystery is where he had been for over five months.
"The very kind people on The Tudor Estate who found Tux had only looked after him for two weeks, but he is in the most beautiful condition with glossy fur, and quite plump too.
"I wonder if any of your readers might have seen him and have been kind enough to feed him during this time?"