Category Archives: Indoor-Only 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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Lost Indoor Cat Found 25 Days Later – Hiding Under Neighbor’s Porch

After doing everything possible to find my missing (indoor) cat, turns out she was under a neighbor’s porch just two doors away! My next-door neighbors found her this morning (April 8th) — the woman who lives there had been giving … Continue reading

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Cat Found After 11 Years

Another miraculous long-term recovery due to a microchip!  Salem managed to slip unnoticed out of an open door just several months after the kitten was adopted.  After several weeks of searching the neighborhood, the Hill family gave up home of … Continue reading

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Lost Indoor-Only Cat Survives Three Snow Storms

On Christmas Eve, Jinxy, an indoor-only short-haired black cat, managed to slip outside unnoticed.  Her owner, Jazzy, searched the neighborhood for hours each day, distributed flyers to many of her neighbors, and put posters up and down her street.  Over … 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 Lost After Hurricane Katrina Found 5 Years Later

Scrub, an indoor-only cat, went missing from his home shortly after Hurricane Katrina.  Five years later, Scrub was brought to the Humane Society of South Mississippi, and was reunited with his owner after they scanned him for a microchip.  Scrub’s … 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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Lessons Learned from Finding a Lost Cat

MISSING :  SIAMESE.    Everyone has seen the signs and posters around town asking for help to bring Norman, a twelve year old Siamese cat, back home. Barbara Rickards, who lives across from the American Legion, has learned a lot about … Continue reading

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Cat Found After Two Years Missing

Troy was an indoor-only cat that escaped from his home in Omaha, Nebraska, in May 2008.  His owner searched for six months but was unable to find him.  Two years later, Troy made his way to the Nebraska Humane Society … Continue reading

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Florida Cat Found After Two Years

Another cat found due to a microchip after being lost for two years. Story on My Fox Tampa Bay

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