you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion
and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow man."
~St. Francis of Assisi
Until very recently we were not even aware of the different blood groups in cats - let alone the devistating effect blood group incompatibility can have on your breeding program and cats. We learned the hard way...
Unfortunately most of us have lost a pet at some time or another. Some pets came back, non the worse for a few days eating insects and sleeping in grass, but unfortunately some pets are eternally lost and mourned. Rentia Solomon of CuriaCooni Main Coons compiled a checklist of things to do, to recover your pet.