Yep, that's me. Two beloved pets, cats, have gone missing in the last six months. Vanished. No sign of them. They're not unusual cats, a grey tabby and an orange tabby. They were both fixed, so no hope of breeding them. Nothing.
My two sons are not visibly upset, but I know they must be.
Hobbes (orange tabby) hadn't been around long, but he was a cutie. We'd had him less than a year and he vanished late last year.
Duchess (grey tabby), on the other hand, had been with us for close to five years. She was a bit aloof, but loved getting attention first thing in the morning. She disappeared a couple of weeks ago. We put her out one night and never saw her again.
It's a pure mystery. We've looked around, but with no luck.
These are the third and fourth cats we've had since we moved in. Two were bought with the house - haha. One we found dead. The other also just stopped showing up.
Do coyotes eat cats?
Are certain cats more likely to stay is a certain area (i.e. not roam outside of our yard)?
We will be in the market for a new kitty here soon. I need a good mouser. Are certain breeds better mousers than others?
Of course, I ask all these questions, but in the long run it doesn't matter. We will be adopting from a local shelter, so will take what's available. :)