this is percy. when my boyfriend got home from work yesterday he was sitting outside the house, meowing. as soon as the door was open he darted in. he had no collar (but looked like he possibly recently had one) and was a bit skinny. we gave him a slice of turkey and some cat crunchies which he gobbled up.
there’s a vet right opposite our house, so we took him to see if he’d been microchipped so we could find his owners. unfortunately, they’d moved to shropshire a few years ago, and left him behind :( we found out that his name is percy, and that he’s 4 years old.
we took him back home as the vets couldn’t keep him. i made up some posters to put around incase someone had been looking after him, and a couple hours later i went knocking nearby to see if anybody has lost him. it turned out he’s an actual stray ..loads of people recognised him immediately as ‘that really friendly stray’. he really was one of the loveliest cats i’ve ever ‘met’ ..so sweet.
ava came in an hour or so later, and there was a fair bit of hissing and ava was being VERY vocal and making the weirdest voices ever, but luckily no fighting. we were going to contact the vets again and some local places this morning to see if we could get him homed, but he escaped when ava went out this morning! hopefully he’ll come back, or if someone’s been looking after him, that he goes back to them.