Lost and Found
If you've lost your cat
, the good news is that most are happily reunited with their owners and the chances of this are greatly increased by following the advice below. You can also send a message to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/basingstokecats
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
including the following details:
- Your address and telephone number.
- The date and time that your cat was last seen.
- The place your cat was last seen.
- Your cat's name, sex, breed, age and colour.
- Whether your cat was wearing a collar and/or ID disc.
- Whether your cat has been micro-chipped.
- Whether or not your cat has been neutered or spayed.
- Any distinguishing features.
- Recent photos of your cat.
If you've found a cat
, please remember that cats love to roam and you should see if the cat returns home before assuming it's lost. You'll find advice below on how to find out if the cat has a home. You can also send a message to our Facebook page - including a photo - or email us at email@example.com
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