Search

Gorleston teen desperate to be reunited with treasured pet cat for Christmas

13:31 09 December 2012

Five-year-old cat Gibby went missing from the Oxford Avenue area of Gorleston, on Wednesday, August 22.

Five-year-old cat Gibby went missing from the Oxford Avenue area of Gorleston, on Wednesday, August 22.

Archant

A TEENAGER is desperate to be reunited with his beloved pet cat after the treasured feline went missing from his Gorleston home.

Robin Gibb, who has autism, has been left devastated after his furry pal Gibby disappeared in August and the 16 year old is asking for him to come home for Christmas.

And his family are now so desperate to get the four legged friend back they have offered a £100 reward for his return.

Five year old Gibby went missing from the family home in Oxford Avenue on August 22 and despite a few initial calls his trail has now gone cold.

Robin’s mum Wendy said: “We have kept cards up but have heard nothing. Robin is desperate for his cat to come back, all he’s asking for Christmas is his cat back. He is always thinking of him when the weather’s bad, when it’s snowing or raining.

“He’s microchipped so if anyone did find him and take him to the vets he would be flagged up as a missing pet.”

Gibby is not just a prized pet as he also has special sentimental value to the family.

Wendy added: “We’ve had him from a kitten. He was given to us as a gift by my husband’s sister who has since died, he has special significance.”

If you have seen Gibby or might know where he is call the family on 01493 658514.

0 comments

Other News

Yesterday, 12:11

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Great Yarmouth today.

Yesterday, 10:46
RNLI lifeguard supervisor Nick Ayers

A mother who collapsed in front of her two distressed children in Hemsby was saved by a lifeguard who happened to be driving past.

Fri, 16:06
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

A man suffered a fractured cheekbone after he was attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Fri, 15:09
Police are appealing for information. Picture: James Bass

Thieves stole money from a car while it was parked in Gorleston.

Most Read

Fri, 10:07
Lynn Grove Academy in Gorleston.
August 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A school’s new logo has been causing amusement among its teenage pupils after they spotted its resemblance to a man’s private parts.

Read more
Lynn Grove Academy
Yesterday, 12:11

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Great Yarmouth today.

Read more
Fri, 16:06
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

A man suffered a fractured cheekbone after he was attacked in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Trucks parade along the A47 at Blofield for the East Coast Truckers 2011 convoy to Pleasurewood Hills. Photo by Simon Finlay

Ahead of Today’s charity convoy, we reveal the best and safest spots from which to watch the action.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:46
RNLI lifeguard supervisor Nick Ayers

A mother who collapsed in front of her two distressed children in Hemsby was saved by a lifeguard who happened to be driving past.

Read more

Most Commented

Fri, 10:07
Lynn Grove Academy in Gorleston.
August 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A school’s new logo has been causing amusement among its teenage pupils after they spotted its resemblance to a man’s private parts.

Read more
Lynn Grove Academy

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 17°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Great Yarmouth Mercury e-edition today E-edition