A Mount Isa family are hoping people can help them find their cat Brock, who has been missing now for two weeks.
Andrew Iddles said Brock went missing last Friday, June 12, just after sunset.
"He was mistakenly taken to the Animal Management Facility on Richardson Road by a neighbour who thought he was feral," Mr Iddles said.
"Unfortunately Brock escaped from the neighbour's arms when he was being put into the after hours cage at the facility and he was unable to be recaptured."
Since then the distraught Iddles have put out flyers and social media posts to try to find their cat.
"The support from the community has been very positive, and we are truly grateful," Mr Iddles said.
"We've had three people respond with possible sightings, but after following up these leads we haven't been able to find him," he said.
"We're sure Brock's found his way to someone's backyard, or is relaxing under someone's house.
"t's just about getting this information to the right person so they can get him home-we're crossing our fingers that he might do that himself".
Brock is a medium sized, light grey cat, with lighter grey around his nose and whiskers. He is microchipped.
Mr Iddles said Brock has a lovely and inquisitive temperament, but is unlikely to be willingly picked up or put in a cage by strangers.
"He responds best to a calm inviting voice and would surely be hungry, so food might win him over," he said.
"If you spot him or have any information please call or text us on 0434 579 546. We will happily come and help catch him anytime, day or night."
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