Helping needy cats and kittens in
our area since 1988.
FOUND A CAT?
note that a cat is
not deemed to be a 'stray' or abandoned until it has been
around for 14 days and
'reasonable' attempts to find the owner have been made.
to do if you have found a cat:
cat seems ill or injured, you
phone the RSPCA's National Helpline on 0300 1234999, who may be able to
offer some veterinary assistance.
cat seems to be in
good condition it
possibly lives nearby and will find its way home that day or soon
after. If the cat has
been around over 24 hours and seems hungry
we do advise, if you are willing, to give it some cat food to eat. This
away from your immediate property if you do not want the cat to make itself too at home.
Providing the cat is friendly,
you can take it to a local vets to be checked for a microchip. If the
microchipped the vet will endeavour to contact the owner. If not, the
won't be able to take the cat in but do ask for their opinion as to the
sex of the cat and if it is neutered.
the cat is friendly you can put a paper collar on the cat with the
this cat belong to you?' and put
possibly your mobile phone number. (You can easily cut a
from a piece of plain paper and use sellotape to join around the cat's
neck). If you have had no response in 5 to 7 days
it can be assumed that the cat isn't returning home.
possible put up posters and a card in your local shop with a
photo of the cat (try and hold back or disguise a feature only an owner
neighbours if they know of the cat.
our Catline 01268 285778 and we will take details of the cat for our
Found register and give further advice.
You can also send us a
picture and short
write-up about the cat including where and when found and
will post it here for you for a minimum of 8 weeks. Please
send your photo and
details to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include a contact telephone number, date and location
code) of where the cat was found. We will let you know when
your details have been added to this page. If the cat has
with its owner in the meantime, please let us know, so that
your information off of the page.
Please note, we accept no responsibilty for finding the owner of the
cat or for any subsequent contacts from anyone.
owner has still not been found after the 14 day period, you
phone our Catline again, referring to the date of your
and we can give further advice regarding rehoming, give other contact
or take details for our Waiting List.
Additionally, Cats Protection is now working with Animal Search UK to
reunite more cats and owners. If
you have found a cat, click the logo here
to register it as a found cat
FOUND: OAK ROAD, BILLERICAY, CM11 2YL. 9 APRIL18
adult male cat, unneutered and not microchipped or wearing a collar.
Very friendly cat, so someone must be missing him. If
this is your cat, please tel 01268 273210