Don’t miss out on these FREE Search Checklists for Lost Cats and Lost Dogs!
Many lost cats and dogs can be found if you just know the proper search techniques and the sooner you implement these techniques, the quicker you can find your lost pet. The Lost Pet Research & Recovery Search Checklists are the only lost pet search checklists based on research and data collected from more than a decade of experience finding lost pets.
Best for escaped or missing indoor-only cats. This checklist is most specific to indoor cats with limited or no outdoor experience. Works for indoor cats lost from home or an unfamiliar location.
Best for cats allowed outdoors unsupervised and that went missing from their home or a familiar location. Do not use this checklist if your cat was newly adopted or only recently started going outside at this location. Instead see the Search Checklist for Cats Lost Away from Home.
Best for cats lost from an unfamiliar location such as a new home, while traveling, vet's office or boarding location, camping, hotel or vacation home, or accidental transport in a vehicle. Also works for recently adopted cats that go missing from a new home.
This checklist works well for dogs in many situations. It also contains specific search tactics for dogs that run away, escape or are otherwise skittish or scared.
Lost Pet Recovery Online Instructions
If you cannot afford a consultation or on-site assistance, I highly recommend purchasing the Lost Pet Recovery Online Instructions, which are available exclusively from Lost Pet Research and Recovery. This purchase provides access to password protected web pages. The instructions include downloadable lost pet search plans, instructions and templates for creating effective lost pet posters, how and when to use feeding stations, effectively using wildlife cameras and humane traps to catch lost cats and dogs, and more. No Risk 30-Day Money Back Guarantee! The only stipulation is that you try implementing the Lost Pet Recovery Instructions for at least one week after your purchase. If after this time, you have not found your missing pet and are not satisfied with the Instructions, you are entitled to a full refund.
Lost Pet Resources
You can find additional free and low cost information in the Lost Pet Resources pages.
- Lost Cat Behavior – links to other websites on lost cat behavior and several (low cost) lost cat recovery guides
- Lost Dog Behavior – links to other websites on lost dog behavior and several (low cost) lost dog recovery guides
- Online Maps – learn how to use Google Maps to improve your search
- Online Posting – learn the best online posting sites to use
- Shelters and Rescue Groups – find local shelters and rescue groups
Lost Pet Research Blog
The Lost Pet Research Blog contains summaries of research articles obtained from the scientific literature and my own research projects covering numerous topics including cat and dog behavior, GPS & radio-tracking devices, trapping & surveillance techniques, and predator behavior.
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