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Catch tame stray cat in Erskineville , take to vet

Posted by Mark H.

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Enmore, NSW

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Sunday, 16th Jun 2013
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I'm after someone to catch a tame stray cat from outdoors & take him to a vet for me. Or at least do the first part. You must have your own pets & love animals. This is for a small but good cause.

There's a lovely 3 year old cat that when he was young I caught, neutered, & returned. Which seemed like a good idea at the time but now the weather is cold I want to see if he can live with me.

He's very sociable, & seems to be in good health. He lives in the gardens near a building where I used to live. I feed him every morning at 5:30 in darkness so we're not caught by people out walking dogs. He lets me pick him up but he's wary of people & dogs, as you'd expect. He's never attempted to scratch or bite me.

Having lived outside all his life it's been difficult to get him near a trap or into a carrier to move him. If you're to do this work then you need to be patient, & able to somehow catch him (without hurting him) and get him into a carrier. You then would take him straight to a vet in Carlton (a 30 minute drive) or Randwick as these vets will take & treat cats like this. Once you've given him to the vet your work is complete as I'll then get the vet to do a check-up before we bring him to his new home.

Before you contact me you need to think about how & when you would do this. It may take several attempts and he must not be hurt. He will whine a lot in a cage & on the way to the vet & you need to be able to cope with that!
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Coey Y.
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Good Evening Mark! This is really kind for you to treat the cat so good! I am having two cats & two dogs with me so I am really patient with pets! Plus experiences "catching" my cats from the bushes as they escaped from the house to play outside.
I will need you to be there as well when I try to get to him. details can be discussed once the job is assigned! :) Regards, Coey
Mark H.poster
Alexa - just posted a house cleaning job in Enmore for me - have a look. Same profile photo!
That's probably best. Good luck:) happy to help still if the time comes. Alexa.
Hi Mark, No probs,i hope you get him! I'm more than happy to help if not. Yes Teddy (didn't realise his name) is a legend lol. He doesn't blink an eye or move for anything lol.
Enjoy your time off and good luck!
Thanks again Jules :)
Mark H.poster
BTW the fatty grey cat - he's a local personality! His name is Teddy, he's a British Blue.
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