Category Archives: Humane Trap

A humane trap was needed to catch the lost cat.

Finding Spirit After 21 Days Lost in Rural Illinois

This is another story from my case files including an email from Spirit’s owner, Linda, going into great detail on everything that she did to find her cat.  Spirit was especially challenging because although she was an indoor-only cat, she … Continue reading

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Cosmo is Home After Three Years Missing

Cosmo is an outdoor-access cat that had been living at his current home, an apartment in the greater Boston area, for 5 years before he went missing.  This story is as told by his owner who would like to remain … Continue reading

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Fluffy, a cat from Texas, Survives Three Months Lost in Yellowstone

Fluffy went missing while his Texas family was camping in a trailer in West Yellowstone in August 2008.  He was caught in a humane trap three months later, one mile from the campground, and reunited with his family through his … Continue reading

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Gui Caught in Drop Trap After 8 Weeks

Gui went missing on November 14, 2010 from his basement apartment in Washington, DC. We searched the neighborhood thoroughly, including with two pet detectives with dogs. We crawled under people’s porches. We trespassed on neighbors’ property to look in garages, … Continue reading

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Cat Jumps Out of Car on Mass Turnpike

This story is one from my case files: On October 8th I received a call from Matt whose cat had escaped from a car on the Massachusetts turnpike.  The cat, Tino, is an indoor-only cat but he is very outgoing and … Continue reading

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