A woman in a remote bushfire-affected area has found her cat and is hoping to return it to her.
Key points:A man found the abandoned cat in a bush near the Gore Mountain trail in Gore mountain on Wednesday eveningThe cat, named Tasha, is believed to be between 3 and 6 years oldThe cat is believed by some to be a female, with a body length of around 4 feet and a weight of around 50 poundsA volunteer with the Salvation Army who has spent time in the area said she had been searching for her cat for about a week before spotting the animal.
“I was looking for it all the way down the Gore mountain trail when I saw the cat,” she said.
“It was about 3 kilometres from the trail and there was a bush fire that was burning there, so I went up and found it.”
Its been there for a while and I just wanted to see it.
I think I’ll have to call the dog tomorrow.
“She said Tasha was between 3 to 6 years of age and was about 4 metres long.”
She’s got a very big coat, so its not like she had a bad upbringing,” she told the ABC.”
The bush fire was burning around the bush, so it’s got to be at least six weeks old and she’s probably been there about a month or two, so she’s got about a year or two in the bush.
“If I’m not mistaken, its probably a female.”
She also said Tashas fur was brown and grey, and she had no idea what it was called.
“You don’t usually see that on the trails,” she added.
“There’s no signs.
There’s no names.
I don’t know what it’s called, I’m sure there’s people out there who know.”
Tasha’s not here to take me to the vet or anything like that.
I just want to know what she is.
I’m just looking for her, if she’s ok.
“She was also looking for a new pet, and said she hoped to reunite Tasha with her family.”
People are going crazy over Tasha and all the people who are coming out there and people who have seen her and they are so happy that she’s back,” she joked.”
Some people are so scared that they’ve got no pets and that they’re not going to have a pet at all.
“That’s really sad because we’ve had a lot of people come out here, they’ve had cats and dogs and it’s all good.”
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