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If your cat or kitten has gone missing


Don’t despair – many cats and kittens may return home after a few days.

Have a good look around your house, garden, garage and sheds. Also get neighbours to check their garages and sheds too.


Ask your neighbours, milkman, postman, newspaper delivery person and refuse collectors to keep an eye out.


Inform your local vet.


Put up posters – on trees, in your local shops and in the Post Office.


Consider putting a small advert in you local paper.


Contact local animal shelters to see if your cat or kitten has been handed in.

If you have found a cat or kitten


Make sure the cat or kitten is really lost - check with neighbours in the surrounding area as they may have got a new cat or kitten recently.

If possible put a paper collar on the cat / kitten. 


Tell your neighbours, milkman, postman, newspaper delivery person and refuse collectors that you have found a cat/kitten.


If possible take the cat or kitten to the vet and ask him/her to can scan it for a microchip.


Contact local animal shelters to see if a cat or kitten matching the description of the found cat or kitten has been reported missing. Also ask if they have space to take the cat or kitten in.


Consider putting a small advert in you local paper or put up poster saying you have found a cat/kitten.

Missing Cats Appeals

If you loss your cat please contact us; provide us with details and a picture of your cat, so we can launch an appeal on our website and social media to help the public know what to look out for.




Cats Protection has teamed up with Animal Search UK to provide the UK's most advanced lost and found database.

Animal Search UK is the leading search service for missing pets in Britain. They specialise in helping to reunite owners with lost or stolen pets. Their website is free to use, provides local and national coverage and offers free help and advice for people who have lost or found a pet.

To get started, please choose one of the options below.

I've lost my cat

Cats Protection is working with Animal Search UK to reunite more cats and owners.

If you have lost your cat, click the link to register your cat as missing.

The link will redirect you to the Animal Search UK website.

I've found a cat

Cats Protection is working with Animal Search UK to reunite more cats and their owners.

If you have found a cat, please click the link below to register the cat at Animal Search UK.

The Link will redirect you to the Animal Search UK website.



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