In Australia, over 60% of households own at least one pet, and they are viewed not just as companion animals but also as an integral part of the family. Not surprisingly the statistics are remarkably similar in the United States, where 65% of households have a pet. That’s why it’s so heartbreaking when a beloved pet goes missing, they’re not ‘just a cat’ or ‘just a dog’ they’re much loved family members.
Below you’ll find articles which provide information and advice on how to prevent your cat from getting lost and how to recover your cat if they do go missing.
- How to Find Your Missing Cat – It can be scary when your cat goes missing. The best approach to finding your cat is to stay calm and develop a search plan based on your cat’s personality and behaviour.
- What to do When You Find a Stray Cat – What would you do if a stray cat started visiting your garden? We share five simple steps you can take to try to reunite a stray cat with their owner.
- Missing Cat? Call the Pet Detectives – Pet detectives have a good understanding of cat behaviour and experience in how to effectively search for missing pets. Call the professionals for help.
- Why Should You Microchip Your Cat? PLUS Microchip FAQs – Every year, millions of pets go missing and enter animal shelters as strays. Make sure your cat has a microchip so you are reunited if they get lost.
- The Importance of Microchipping Your Cat PLUS Common Reasons for Not Microchipping – If you have doubts about microchipping, think what would happen if your cat got lost and taken to a shelter to be rehomed or euthanised. A microchip is an ID for life!
- Don’t Let Pet Scammers Get Their Claws on Your Money – If you’re distressed and emotional because your beloved pet has gone missing this could make you a prime target for a pet scammer. Find out how to protect yourself.