How can I Find my missing indoor cat?

This guide is written to help you find a lost indoor cat or a cat who doesn’t go out very often and certainly doesn’t stray very far. Follow the tips in this article to help you find your missing indoor cat, and have every faith that your beautiful kitty will return to you. 1. Try not to Panic I know, I know. It’s easier said than done.

What does it mean when an outdoor access cat disappears?

So, when an outdoor-access cat suddenly vanishes, it means that something has happened to interrupt his customary behavior of coming home. If you own an outdoor-access cat, then knowing the five most common ways that they become lost will help you know how and where to search should your cat ever fail to show up for his kibble.

What was the name of the cat that was missing for 17 days?

OG, our other orange kitty, had been missing for 17 days. Miraculously, he had made it home. Skin and bones. Tired and starving. But he had made it home. Two and a half weeks prior, on the only warm day in February, OG had ventured outside for the first time all winter.

Is it possible for an indoor cat to run away?

If you’re the owner of an indoor-outdoor cat, you may be faced with a situation in which your kitty is suddenly missing. Even indoor-only cats may slip out the door unexpectedly. However, the chances are that your cat did not run away. Cats are very territorial (even the neutered ones).

Why do outdoor cats go missing?

Loss – cats can go missing for a variety of reasons, such as becoming lost, or trapped in a garden shed or garage, or sometimes having moved in with someone else. Cats are sometimes fed by people mistaking them for strays, or are handed in to animal charities.

What to do if my cat is lost?

What to do if your cat is lost. If your cat goes missing, tell the microchip database their chip is registered to immediately. Put up posters in your local area with a good photo of your cat, and your contact details. Contact vets and rescue centres in the area to ask if they have seen them. Ask your neighbours to check sheds, garages and cars.

Where to take a lost cat?

Contact the local animal shelter. Most likely the lost pet can go to the animal shelter closest to where you found him. However some shelters do not take in strays, will only accept strays from their service area, or may be closed. Save time by calling or visiting the shelter’s website for information.

Why does my indoor cat run away?

If the reason is pain, it is possible they have an issue related to their digestive system. These may include urinary tract infections or kidney problems. A cat may have had a difficult time when urinating or defecating, driving them to distraction. This may result in running away as a frustration response.