Old Lost & Found register

If you have lost or found a cat in our area, please notify us by calling 01245 478389 or email us at chelmsford@cats.org.uk with as much of the following information as possible:-

  • Your name, full address and telephone number(s) (for our records only)
  • The cat's name, colour, age, breed and whether short or long haired
  • A photo of the cat if possible
  • The cat's sex and whether neutered or not
  • If the cat is/was microchipped if it is/was wearing a collar - please include a description
  • The date and place the cat was lost or found

In addition to contacting us, please remember to also do the following:-
Look - cats are well known for their curiosity and ability to find unlikely sleeping places, so check the following places.

  • all rooms, including cupboards, boxes, household appliances (washing machine) sheds, garages, vehicles, gardens and hedgerows.

Advertise - there are several ways of letting people know that your feline friend is missing:

  • put up posters.
  • distribute leaflets to local shops, garages and Post Offices
  • contact local schools, newspapers and even radio.
  • use local notice boards including a recent photograph of your cat


Inform - you can let individuals and organisations know don't underestimate the power of word of mouth communication. Contact:

  • neighbours
  • local veterinary surgeons
  • local schools - children are particularly observant when it comes to animals.
  • Ring your local Cats Protection Branch.
  • local RSPCA - 0300 1234 999
  • local PDSA - 0800 917 2509
  • local Blue Cross - 01993 822 651
  • Cat Chat www.catchat.org
  • Missing Pets Bureau - 0870 1600 999.
  • Pet Search UK - 0121 743 4133
  • Animal Search UK - 07884 316 943
  • the cleaning department of your local council.
  • delivery people - post, newspaper, milk etc.

Please remember that the earlier you report your cat missing, the better the chances are of finding him or her again.

When your cat is found don't forget to inform any people or authorities who have been asked to look for him.
Cats Protection recommends that all cats are microchipped and neutered.