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Cat tattoo - anyone know??

Lucky Rescue
June 10th, 2005, 09:53 PM
A stray cat of ours has a tattoo in his ear,and we have no idea how to track it. Cat is not purebred.

Any ideas?

Mockingcat
June 10th, 2005, 10:11 PM
I would contact either your vet or local animal shelter... they'll probably be familiar with which agency uses which tattoos and where. :)

Shamrock
June 10th, 2005, 10:15 PM
Lucky, my understanding on ear tattoos is that they're only good if cat is still in the same city. But, if kitty is from that area, and probably is - it "should" be able to be traced.

The letter/ number sequence on the tattoo denotes the particular vet clinic where it was done.
How to track this?
The only thing I can suggest is to try calling a few random vets in the area and see if they can help you track down the right clinic.
Good luck with this!

Lucky Rescue
June 10th, 2005, 11:26 PM
This is helpful. Thank you!:)

JessXx
June 10th, 2005, 11:27 PM
as was said, go to your local animal shelter or pound...
Hopefully you'll find the owner :pawprint: