Janet Scott reunites Bobcat with his family, Rachael, Glenn and Alex Brotherton.
Janet Scott reunites Bobcat with his family, Rachael, Glenn and Alex Brotherton. Contributed

Microchip saves Bobcat's life

WHEN Rachael and Glenn Brotherton's much loved cat Bobcat had been missing for six months, they feared the worst.

Then, out of the blue, they recently got a phone call telling them he had turned up at the Yeppoon pound, about 30km from their Cawarral home.

Rachael said she was glad she'd had him microchipped when he was young.

She said shortly after Bobcat went missing in September last year her other cat was hit by a car and she feared Bobcat had met the same fate.

Rachael said she'd had Bobcat de-sexed and microchipped when he was three months old and it had really paid off.

“Otherwise he may have been put down or re-homed,” Rachael said.

She said she was relieved to get the call from the kind ladies at the Yeppoon pound and overwhelmed when they offered her a year's worth of free registration and waived all fees.

Rachael urged other pet owners to get their furry friends microchipped, because it just might save their life. Rockhampton Regional Council is offering discounted microchipping this weekend, see below for more details.



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