Essential Resources for Lost and Found Cats: A Guide for Cat Owners

The thought of losing a beloved cat can be distressing. That's why we've compiled a comprehensive guide to help cat owners navigate the challenging situation of a lost or found cat. Keep reading for essential resources to increase the chances of reuniting with your furry friend.

First thing to do is create a lost or found pet post at
Their website has all the resources needed to help connect a lost/found pet with their owner

Lost Cat

1. Create “Lost” or "Found" posters

2. Post on Nextdoor in the Lost & Found Section

The Nextdoor website and smartphone app allows you to communicate immediately with your neighbors and surrounding communities.

3. Post on Petco Love Lost.

Enter a photo of your missing pet and search the Petco Love Lost national pet database to find them.

4. Visit the Idaho Humane Society's Found Pets page

The Idaho Humane Society's Found Pets page shows all the stray animals that are currently at the shelter brought in from the public or animal care and control.

5. Post in the lost & found pet groups on Facebook

If you're in the Treasure Valley of Idaho, start with Treasure Valley Missing/Found/Spotted Pets!

6. Place your dirty clothes or the pet's bedding outside

These familiar scents of home may help pets find their way back to you.

7. Check with the shelters each and every day – in person if possible

Ada County - Idaho Humane Society
Canyon County - West Valley Humane Society

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