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To say that in two years, Anne-Gaëlle Rabot has moved heaven and earth to find her cat is an understatement! From announcements to phone calls, the young woman never did. Never resolved Believing her cat dead or lost forever. And she was right in thinking. A happy ending Since Lestat was found in Quévert, a town adjacent to Dinan (Côtes-d’Armor), on Thursday January 26, 2023.
Let’s remember this Incredible story Where the family leaves their cat on vacation at a feline boarding house in Dinan, In August 2020.
On their return to Dunan, the family retrieves their cat, but only Ann Gale’s spouse pushes open the boarding house doors, with Ann Gale and her daughter waiting in the car. Sir is good. a doubt But Kali packs the cat in a transport crate in the car.
In the first meows, suspicion quickly dissipates and Ann Gale realizes it’s not her cat. Return to pension for A chip scan Which confirms the suspicions. All that’s left to do is get Lestat… given to the owner of the black cat, A week ago.
And this is where the story really begins, because Lestat escaped. From the transport box in the parking lot of the pension. So it’s been a week since he disappeared. In the city center of Dinan While the family lives in Corseul.
Desperately looking for Lestat
it is Create a Scene For Anne Gale and her children who want their cat back. The young woman posts ads everywhere. Facebook groupsEvery night comes back, for weeks, a bag of cables shook, NightIn the neighborhood, but nothing will help…
During all those months I really had everything. A magnetizer who saw it in such and such a street, people who called me saying they saw a black cat in such and such a place and even me refusing to adopt a kitten.
For more than two years, N-Gail regularly reactivated his proclamation on Pates en Kevel 22, and continued to believe in reunification as he crossed over. A black cat. Last spring, it was in a McDonald’s car park that hope was rekindled.
“I thought I saw Lestat and I went there every day for ten days, but I never saw him again…”
However, it wasn’t far from this fast food that Lestat eventually found Rpicked upNear the Distri-Center store, on Wednesday January 25th, brought again. Oblate Veterinary Clinic.
“It was a woman, on vacation with her family, who picked him up. According to eyewitnesses, he had been wandering around the neighborhood for some time and looked lost. In the middle of winter, she found him in the cold. Didn’t want to leave…”
Received by Ann Gale. A call from the veterinary clinic Thursday 26 January. “Hello, are you the owner of Lestat? He’s in front of me,” announces the voice. The cat, stuck in the ear, could be identified without any doubt.
Nice surprise for Anne-Gaëlle who went. Retrieve Lestat. After your day at work.
After two and a half years, I was so shy, I wasn’t sure how he would react, but he stuck to me right away.
Ann Gale also had children. Quite a surprise, Friday evening and remains a little incredulous at the behavior of the cat, which has become very cute. “He wasn’t like that before, he started loving more. »
1 kg more
Another change for Lestat, who obviously wasn’t too impressed with them. Two years of wanderingBecause it weighs 1 kg more!
Yet A few ticks, the 8-year-old cat is in very good condition. “The vet has done a lot of tests and we may be doing more in the future, but he’s doing really well.”
so what is Lestat became During those long months? From the city center of Dinan, is the Chêne commercial area, where MacDo and the distribution center are located. On the road to Coursoleil. Did he want to go home? Was it pushed back from lane 4?
History does not say and we may never know. what happened This cat for two years but if there is a lesson to be learned from this moment, and Anne Gale will continue to hammer home: “You have to identify, comb or tattoo your cats! »
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