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Losing your cat can feel overwhelming and hopeless, but it doesn't have to be
Hi, I'm Danielle. I have been helping people find their lost cats since 2009 and I can teach you how to find your missing cat more quickly using proven, science-based lost cat recovery strategies.
How a Lost Cat Consultation Can Help You Find Your Cat More Quickly
Here's What is Included in Your
Lost Cat Consultation
The consultation includes a 1 hour virtual meeting (usually via Google Meet but other options are available), which you can schedule at the time of purchase. Most initial consultations are completed within 1 hour, but an additional 30 minutes are available if needed.
During the consultation, you will:
Choose from Two Available Consultation Packages
Basic Lost Pet Consultation
Does NOT include any follow-up phone or email support, but this can be purchased separately if needed. Does NOT include a written copy of your customized search plan.
Comprehensive Lost Pet Consultation
Includes everything in the Basic Lost Pet Consultation PLUS
*Additional phone support is not "on call" and must be scheduled. Texts and emails will be returned during business hours.
How to Schedule Your
Lost Cat Consultation
Lost Cat Consultation Testimonials
Jules Found After 3 Days Missing
"We contacted Danielle 30 hours after our 10 year old indoor-only cat escaped through a door that swung open in the middle of a very windy night. She gave us a lot of great information and advice all while instilling comfort and hope that we would find our cat again. We were successful in getting him back within 12 hours of talking to her over the phone. Her suggestions were things we would have never thought of or tried. Thank you again Danielle!"
Ayaz and Kim
- New Hampshire
Marcel Home Safe After 4 Days Lost
“We lost our indoor cat, Marcel, on 10/10/2012 (10PM) and he was missing for 3 ½ days and finally retrieved on 10/14/2012 at 5AM. He basically vanished into thin-air and we were very concerned for his survival.
Danielle helped us to better understand cat behavior and successfully create an environment around our home that helped Marcel get back safely. She helped us setup humane Havahart traps, camouflage & bait properly, and use simple baby monitoring gear to help ensure Marcel made it home. Although every pet can’t be found, it is without a doubt that Danielle’s help allowed us to stack the deck in our favor. We are extremely grateful to have Marcel back home !!"
Tika Found After 8 Days Lost
"We had found a little black stray kitty and gave her food for a couple weeks as we discovered she was really friendly. She was only with us for a week before she broke through the barriers in our home and got out. We live about 75 miles from where we found her, but didn’t know if she would try to go back to the abandoned house she had lived at.
We did some research the next morning on things to do. We put out some flyers, posted on lost pet websites, and walked all over our neighborhood. We hadn’t lost hope, but wanted some help. That’s when we decided to call Danielle. We lost her on the 6th of July and contacted her on the 11th. She was very encouraging and came up with some great ideas about places to put posters and her poster design looked great, so we used it. She also suggested a reward which we think also helped. She really helped us with making sure that what we were doing was on track. She was really positive and kept us going.
On July 14th, three days after we had a phone consultation with Danielle, we got a call. Someone had seen one of our posters and had seen our kitty too! She was almost a mile from our house, and on what looked to be a straight line on her way to her old abandoned house! We were so glad we called Danielle. Now we have our little friend back home with us and she was so happy to be with us again too. Thank you Danielle!"
Jay and Victoria
Owner of Lost Pet Research and Recovery
I started my business in 2009 after becoming certified as a Missing Animal Response Technician through Missing Pet Partnership. From 2011-2019 my search dog Dante assisted me in finding many lost cats.
I have a B.A. in Wildlife Ecology and have worked as a wildlife biologist, environmental consultant, and veterinary assistant.
I am currently a member of the Missing Animal Response Network and continue to study dog and cat behavior through seminars, the scientific literature, and my own research projects.
More Lost Cat Testimonials
Sophie Found After 1 Day Missing
“I want to give a public “Thank You” to Danielle. My indoor only 16y.o. cat “Sophie” had escaped out of the house for just 24hrs. I had searched every remote area I could, and spent all day and night looking. After finally stopping for a break I decided to check the internet and came across LostPetResearch in the google ads. Honestly, I really felt it was all going to be money spent just to make me feel good. Let’s face it, everything on the internet can be made up- but NOT this lady’s advice.
I spent the money for a phone consult and was promptly given an appointment for a consult. Saturday night at 8pm (no strict 9-5 hours here!). After a long chat with Danielle (I was not rushed, I was listened to and given lots of patience by her). She gave me some concrete steps to take- and really helped me focus my search. Honestly, I had NO idea where to focus or exactly how to search. She told me exactly what to do and I could not believe it I found little lost Sophie Cat within 10 minutes of going back outside!
Something else I liked about her services is that she did not try and push me into getting the dog. I had resigned myself to spending the money and hiring her asap to get her search dog over to my area. She told me the dog searching was not right for my situation. I feel that’s one of the marks of a true pro- she cares about outcomes and is not just here to take my funds. Some of the best money I’ve ever spent (Sophie thinks so too). So thank you Danielle and if you’re on the fence for using her services I strongly suggest a basic phone consult right away!"
Everest Home Safe After 11 Days Missing
"Danielle was invaluable in aiding us in getting our cat Everest home. He was an originally a feral cat that we trapped 6 months earlier on our screened in porch (originally for neutering and veterinary care), who quickly became very sociable and loving. We adopted him, brought him into our girls’ rooms in the house, and were very gradually introducing him to our older cats on a harness. While in the harness I thought Everest would enjoy going outside, but he panicked, got loose from the harness, and ran off. For several days we searched, set traps, and looked on our outdoor cameras without luck, and we were devastated.
While searching the internet late at night for ideas we found Lost Pet Research and ordered a comprehensive consultation. The next morning, I discussed Everest’s somewhat unique situation with Danielle (feral to indoor only for 6 months), and I knew she was going to be tremendously helpful. She had encountered similar situations previously, and she was able to reassure me that we had an excellent chance of returning Everest home. Danielle was able to shed light on his likely behaviors after returning to the outdoors, and how they would differ from those of an indoor only cat who did not have his feral history.
Sure enough, we and other neighbors began to spot Everest. When Everest was avoiding the traps, Danielle was reassuring. She was very responsive to my questions and reviewed the video footage of his visits. As part of the developing plan, we cracked our garage door at night and saw on the cameras that he would come in. The lag in our internet cameras, however, precluded being able to safely close the door behind him. Danielle knew that for this purpose the addition of baby video monitors would be needed for the negligible lag, and with this crucial tip, we were able to devise and test a garage trap that could safely be used. That night, our outdoor internet camera alerted us to motion, and I quickly reviewed the baby monitors at the entrance of the garage, and at the area where Everest would need to be to be assured of closing the door safely. Once there, I closed the door from inside the house, and he was home!
When a pet is lost it is such an emotional time it is difficult to think clearly and act in the most effective way. Danielle’s extensive experience and reassuring manner was so helpful for keeping the search for Everest on track, and having that guidance enabled us to be much more methodical, levelheaded, and ultimately successful. We will always be grateful for her help!
Moose Found After 10 Days Lost
“I contacted Danielle almost a week after my cat Moose went missing. She was very compassionate, thorough, knowledgeable, and made me feel confident that we would find him. Six days later a neighbor who lives behind us alerted me that he was hiding under her neighbor’s house. I was able to trap him and bring him home. Thank you Danielle!"
- Rhode Island
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