Searching for a lost cat
Go to www.HelpingLostPets.com to register your cat and make a flier.
Search your entire house, inside and outside (and outbuildings), WITH A FLASHLIGHT. You will see a cat’s eyes glow.
Search around neighbors’ houses (8 houses each way), WITH A FLASHLIGHT. Ask if they've had their garages or shed open lately and if you can search those.
Call Animal Control (402-441-7900) and Humane Society (402-441-4488) and file report.
Put out an alert on their microchip by calling the microchip company.
Run ad in Lincoln Journal Star (402-473-7373). Free add for 6 days.
Post lost cat information on Craigslist and other social media sites.
Go to www.LostMyKitty.com. They have a FREE service that will fax a picture of your cat to local vets.
Hand out/hang fliers in an 8 house radius. Extend radius if you don't get any response. We work with a printer who offers 500 color fliers for about $60. Contact us at 402-739-9939 if you'd like to have printing done.
Hand fliers to everyone you can (residents, police, postal carriers, delivery persons).Get information out so people have number/description available in case of sighting.
Make neon posters to hang at intersections (see our site for instructions).
Leave out water, and warmed tuna or other strong-smelling food. Heat food up often.
NEVER OFFER A REWARD. WE WILL NOT ASSIST YOU IF YOU OFFER ONE ANYWHERE!
Call Animal Control every day to see if they picked up your cat.
Go to Humane Society, on 2320 Park Blvd, at least every other day (every day is best).Tell them you have a lost cat and that you want to see all the cats that they have brought in. Make sure you go look at all the lost/stray cats they have! There is a 3 day stray hold. After that, your cat may be put up for adoption.
Check Craigslist and other social media sites every day.