A DAD fears his liked cat might be abducted through his neighbour as they declare the pussycat likes their circle of relatives extra.
Theo Droushiotis, 42, stated his “extraordinarily pleasant” black cat Severus incessantly spends his days “wooing” neighbours for treats and wanders into gardens for consideration.
However the pussycat’s adventures took a being concerned activate Wednesday when Theo were given a textual content message from any individual in need of to undertake him – in spite of realizing he had an proprietor.
The nameless neighbour claimed Severus were spending numerous time of their lawn bonding with their daughter they usually felt he “most well-liked their family”.
The impolite resident then quizzed Theo about whether or not he had “sufficient time for cats” – having “heard he works day-to-day and does not have youngsters”.
Even if Theo insisted Severus is a beloved circle of relatives puppy and now not up for adoption, the pushy mum or dad refused to backpedal – as an alternative signing off “let’s examine the way it all works out”.
Fearing Severus can be scooped up through the neighbour, Theo rushed house from paintings to test on him and has since fitted his collar with a tracker.
Theo, from Enfield in North London, stated: “To start with I assumed folks have been taking part in a comic story on me so I stated to my colleagues ‘very humorous guys’.
“I rang the telephone quantity again to look whose telephone rang nevertheless it went directly to voicemail after which the following textual content got here via.
“To start with I assumed it used to be humorous, like ‘the cheek of it’ however then they were not taking no for a solution and stated ‘we will see the way it is going’ and I used to be like ‘what?’
“I actually dropped the entirety and ran house to get him in. I ran house and Severus used to be there mendacity down on the again door purring.”
Theo stated he now fears the neighbours may grab his liked puppy.
“I put Apple AirTags on them spherical their collars so we will be able to see the place they’re. I am looking at it like a hawk,” he stated.
“I am nervous about them catnapping him. I am looking ahead to him not to come house for me to practice that AirTag.”
Theo and his spouse rescued Severus and his sister Bellatrix – named after the Harry Potter characters – as kittens when they have been passed over to a safe haven.
From six months previous, the 2 cats were allowed to return and pass from the home freely by means of a catflap.
Severus’ friendliness has brought about different neighbours to textual content Theo letting him know the pussycat is of their lawn – however he says he at all times returns house within the night.
“He is actually pleasant, he is the kind that may pass as much as any individual and flop on his facet for a stroke and if you have got a deal with much more,” he stated.
“I let him out within the mornings and by the point I have were given to the tip of the street he is there wooing everybody, rolling at the ground and purring.
“Now I am nervous that my cat is somewhat too pleasant however I will’t do the rest about it, he is an excessively pleasant and lovable cat and actually says hi to everybody.”
Theo even introduced to assist the brazen circle of relatives discover a in a similar way captivating rescue cat – however the neighbour declined, announcing it “would not paintings” as they just sought after Severus to enroll in their circle of relatives.
Baffled Theo in comparison the neighbour’s ordinary request to asking to undertake any individual’s kid simply since you like them.
“Folks like one thing and they’ve the audacity to simply take it or ask to take it. It is horrifying,” he stated.
“We might be devastated if he by no means got here house, they are our circle of relatives. It will destroy our hearts.
“Cats are their very own little souls, he has his alternatives. Folks have been announcing ‘lock the cat in’ however you’ll’t lock a cat in after you’ve gotten allow them to out for 6 months.
“The secret is he is mine, I like him and I pay his vet expenses.”