Lost and Found

If you've lost your cat, please use Animal Search UK to register your cat.  Follow this link for other things you can do to increase the chances of finding your cat.  We have many happy stories of cats being reunited with their owners when they've followed this advice.

If you have found a stray cat, follow this link for advice as well as registering the cat on Animal Search UKPlease remember that cats are natural wanderers, especially if they male and not neutered.  It's worth checking with neighbours and waiting a bit of time before taking any action as there's a good chance that the cat will find it's way home.

I've lost my cat

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

I've found a cat

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