Lost and Found
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.
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.
Search first. Check small spaces – everywhere from cosy cupboards to garden sheds
If your cat is microchipped, talk to Petlog on 0844 4633 999 to register your cat missing
Contact all vet practices in the area
Make and put up flyers in the local area
Use social media! Post a picture and description of your cat on your own Facebook page as well as the page of your local Facebook group
Ask your neighbours if they recognise the cat – there might be someone searching for their lost pet
If the cat is sick or injured, call the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999 (UK), USPCA on 028 3025 1000 (NI) or SSPCA on 03000 999 999 (Scotland)
Check the cat for identification. Take it to your local vet clinic to be scanned for a microchip
Check local newspapers and Facebook community groups to see if the cat has been listed as missing