Soon after remaining shed for four a long time, Sid the cat will be reunited with his owner, thanks to Teller County Regional Animal Shelter | Pikes Peak Courier

If not for a microchip, a beloved feline named Sid would nevertheless be rather homeless. Not completely, on the other hand, as Sid became the informal pet for the individuals at Divide Collision. They referred to as him Bob.

But Sid’s four-12 months odyssey has become legend at Teller County Regional Animal Shelter, a stone’s toss absent from the cat’s momentary feeding source.

Sid’s plight arrived to light when the personnel at TCRAS set a trap for a distinct cat. But, lo and behold! Sid showed up in the lure.

The personnel decided the cat was not feral. “We can inform if a cat is feral feral cats won’t make eye get hold of and faux to be invisible,” said Angie Davis, TCRAS govt director. “His body was in good affliction with a good pounds.”

The information and facts contained in his microchip did the trick for locating Sid’s proprietor, who had moved to Texas from Highland Lakes in Divide four many years back. The cat had seemingly operate off for the duration of the move, leaving the operator with an unsolved thriller and a broken coronary heart.

“He has a microchip, so we contacted his owner who is so pleased, he in tears! BUT — he has moved to Texas! So TCRAS will be achieving out to our wonderful companions at Rescued Pets Movement to get the cat transferred again to his owner and they will last but not least be reunited just after all this time!” wrote TCRAS in a Facebook put up.

A story with a satisfied ending has Sid/Bob returning to Texas with a ride from customers of the Rescued Animals Movement.

In the meantime, Davis highlights the great importance of microchips. “People have to have to update the info on the microchip,” she reported. “If they do there is a 50/50 prospect an individual will obtain the shed animal and contact.”