June 20th, 2010, 02:10 PM
My 10 month old kitten IMP got out Sat June 19
We are located in the Royal York & Eglinton area of Etobicoke
He has never been outside before so he might be scared
He is a snow Bengal & he is fixed
He's about 10 lbs with short cream fur covered in big beige spots
He has a black face mask & big bright blue eyes
He is very friendly but may be nervous
If you see him or find him please call me
Days 416 412-5123
Weekends & evenings 416 242-7667
June 20th, 2010, 02:16 PM
Have you followed all of these tips to try to find your kitty?
As soon as you realize your cat is missing:
Go to the Humane Society or shelter in your area with a picture of your cat. Do not phone. You need to go there in person. Kitty may have been turned in or caught. Ask to see the sick room and the feral rooms. A cat who has been trapped/caught may "act" feral. Act quickly. These cats are the first to be euthanized. Usually within two to three days. Keep going back and asking about your cat. S/he may eventually end up there.
Make posters and plaster the area your cat would normally be in and the neighbourhoods around you. It is not necessary to offer an award on the poster. You can make that decision when your cat is returned. Post them in vets' offices, in malls, wherever you can.
Go to your neighbours and ask them to check under their decks, in their sheds, anywhere where a cat may hide out or have been curious about. An open shed door is a greeting card for a curious kitty. Check construction sites in your area. Your cat may have gotten trapped in a shed on site or a closed room which may not be opened for some time.
Put out kitty's favourite blanket, litter box, and food. You can also add an article of their favourite person's clothing recently worn. This may help call kitty home.
A can of sardines, tuna, or salmon may help lure out kitty.
Go out early in the morning (4 - 5 AM), and late at night (11 - 12) with a flashlight and a bag of kitty's favourite treats. Shine the flashlight into bushes, hedges, under places where kitty may be hiding. Call kitty's name repeatedly. It is quieter then and kitty may be more apt to come out of hiding. This has worked often to bring kitty home.
Buy or borrow a humane live trap. You can set it up on your porch, in your back yard, in a place where your cat has been spotted or would usually hang around. Bait it with the tuna, salmon or sardines. If kitty is a catnip hound you can even use catnip.
As much as this may hurt call whoever is responsible in your town/city for picking up road kill. In this area the organization is called Public Works. Ask them if they picked up any cats and the description.
Is he fixed? If not he is probably going to be wandering a lot further afield than what he normally would.
Good luck finding him. He is a sweetie.:fingerscr
June 20th, 2010, 05:29 PM
14+,yes,it says he's fixed...what a beautiful cat,I have not anything to add,just hope this beauty will be found soon:pray:
June 20th, 2010, 09:39 PM
I just got him back
He was stuck in a neighbor's window well
Thanks for all the tips!
June 20th, 2010, 09:43 PM
So glad you found him.....I'll bet you are so relieved.:thumbs up
June 20th, 2010, 11:41 PM
That is good news! :highfive: :grouphug:
June 21st, 2010, 07:44 AM
Good way to start the day:thumbs up
June 21st, 2010, 08:44 AM
June 21st, 2010, 09:09 AM
I am so relieved!!
June 22nd, 2010, 07:08 AM
What a beauty !! What good news!!!:lovestruck::cloud9:
Great news to start my day !!