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10. Found

 

If you think you have identified & found a stray cat...

Try to take a photograph with your phone to help with their identification.

You can feed it if it is hungry to encourage it to linger, but not too much. 

Do leave fresh water out

Call your local vet & Give a description with all the information you can including of your immediate area.

Inform local rescue centres & provide them with the same information.

You can take a picture of the cat & raise some posters locally to try & find owner

Post a picture & a description on local missing pet sites/facebook

 

For advice & to register the animal...

0300 1234 999

 

the lost cats & Dogs line

020 7627 9245

 

Petlog

0844 4633 999

 

Try to build up a feeding routine if you have a stray cat visiting but keeping its distance, so that there are regular times that you can rely on it turning up. Then you have a better chance of taking photographs for identification, building a relationship & gaining trust &/or setting a cat trap in order to take it to a rescue centre (who may provide you with a trap dependant on circumstance).
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For help in building a relationship please see... "Communicating with a nervous cat"

 

The information on this website comes with years of experience from cat rescue centres, & an oxford diploma in felinology (with distinction)

The information on this website comes with years of experience from cat rescue centres, & an oxford diploma in felinology (with distinction)

When you find your cat, please consider raising found posters to encourage people in future cases

When you find your cat, please consider raising found posters to encourage people in future cases

Raising

Raising "Found" posters shares a happy ending & encourages people to look out for lost cats in future cases. (also abates rumor)

Lilly was relocated after 6 weeks

Lilly was relocated after 6 weeks

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