Lost and Found

If you have lost or found a cat and live in our area, please notify us right away via e-mail at lostandfound@colchester.cats.org.uk– stating the following details:

  • Your name and address, including postcode and your telephone number (for our records only)
  • Whether you wish for your telephone number to appear on our website (lost cats only)
  • The cat’s name, any distinguishing features, colour, age, hair type, sex and breed if pedigree, neutered or not, microchipped or not?
  • The date the cat was lost/found

Please remember that the earlier you report your cat missing, the better the chance of finding him/her again. Always thoroughly search your house, outbuildings, gardens and neighbours’ outhouses before reporting a cat lost.


We suggest you inform the following:- 

  • Local veterinary surgeons
  • Local pet shops
  • Local RSPCA, Blue Cross, PDSA and any other rescue centres in the area
  • The cleansing department of your local council
  • Your postman, milkman, paper delivery person

Advertise:-
  • Posters around the neighbourhood
  • Distribute leaflets to shops, libraries, Post Offices, garages
  • lcoal schools, local newspapers, local radio stations
  • Local notice boards, including a photograph of your missing cat
Offer a reward
 
And finally:-
 
WHEN your cat does return, DO inform any authorities that have been asked to look for him/her, and please let us know too if we have put your cats details on our web site.
Please note that lost cats will be shown on our pages for a maximum period of six months unless we hear from you.

The following website may be of use in your search for your lost or stolen cat - www.lostyourpet.net
  • The UK's National Register of Lost and Stolen Pets
  • Registration is FREE*  - it's so easy!
  • Help Reunite Owners With Their Loved Lost Or Stolen Family Pet
  • All Areas Covered No Matter How Far Your Pet Has Travelled!
  • *To Register A Found Pet and General Registration To The Site Is Totally Free And Only Take Approx 3 Minutes To Register Your Details - To Register A Lost Or Stolen Pet a £5 annual fee is charged.