We receive many calls about stray cats needing to come into the shelter. This is more typical during the winter months. Here are some tips to recognize a stray vs. an indoor/outdoor cat.  

To determine if a cat has a home, refer to:

Next Steps

  1. Contact the neighbors! Many times these found cats are owned by a neighbor.

  2. To report a found pet, please go to Petco Love Lost or call us at (603) 472-3647. 

  3. Get the cat scanned for a microchip at your veterinarian's office.

  4. Post found flyers in the neighborhood and at the local veterinarians. Be sure to include a photo.

  5. Check newspaper ads and Craigslist postings for lost pets.