Lost Pets

Finding Your Lost Cat or Other Small Pet

Here are some helpful tips for finding your lost cat:

  • Visit NACC every couple of days. We can receive up to 400 cats in a single month and many look very similar. You know your cat's markings better than we do.
  • Post color copies of your lost pet around your neighborhood where people gather. We suggest convenience store, post offices, gas stations, etc. Alert your mail carrier; he or she travels the neighborhood daily and may see your pet.
  • Post pictures of your pet online: Facebook, Craigslist, and others have helped reunite many pets. Contact us for a list of specific website suggestions.
  • Don't give up! Many pets make their way home after weeks or even months.

For other suggestions, visit ASPCA's lost pet page.

Tips for Finding Lost Dogs

Here are some helpful tips for finding your lost dog:

  • Visit NACC every couple of days. We can receive up to 300 dogs in a single month and many breeds can look very similar. You would likely recognize your dog much more reliably than we could.
  • Bring a picture of your lost pet to the shelter, preferably a color picture. This will help us assist you better in your search for your lost pet.
  • Post color copies of your lost pet around your neighborhood where people gather. We suggest convenience store, post offices, gas stations, etc. Alert your mail carrier; he or she travels the neighborhood daily and may see your pet.
  • Post pictures of your pet online: Facebook, Craigslist, and others have helped reunite many pets. Contact us for a list of specific website suggestions.
  • Don't give up! Many pets make their way home after weeks or even months.

For other suggestions, visit ASPCA's lost pet page.