Animal protection officers baffled by German moggys appearance in Scotland
The team began scratching their heads after scanning the moggy’s identifying microchip and finding his home address was based in Germany.
Initially this led them to believe that Gypsy had been mistakenly abandoned on holiday. However, it’s also possible that his owners relocated to Scotland and Gypsy simply got lost.
While this means that the worried owners can do nothing but stare at the cat flap, presumably unaware of Gypsy’s whereabouts, officers at the SPCA have been using their detective skills to try and reunite the moggy with his rightful owners.
Vicky Roy, animal rescue officer at the Scottish SPCA, explained how revealing pin dot tattoos in the ear could be the breakthrough the team needs.
“One ear has the number ’96’ inside, which we believe could be the year he was born. His other ear has initials inside, which we think may be his owner’s,” she told dailyrecord.co.uk.
“However, we are not going to reveal what these are as these will help us confirm that Gypsy belongs to anyone who does come forward.”
Gypsy is also registered on the Pet Travel Scheme database, leading the SPCA to draw conclusions that his owners may have recently moved to the area.