How to Find a Lost Cat

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"How to Find a Lost Cat" tips from a pro

Hundreds of lost cats have been found hanks to the online "How to Find a Lost Cat" combo search guides.


As you'll see in these real-life thank-yous, these lost cat tips go way beyond the typical old advice like, "post on social media, hand out lost cat flyers, set a litter box outside then check vets & shelters."


Again and again, cat owners tell me none these things friend told them to do worked and how they wish they'd found my lost cat tips sooner. 


I love it when they send photos and notes to say thank you!

Happy reunions & testimonials 

lost cat found Finn
Petting a White Cat
"Kim! Thanks to your lost cat tips, I found my cat today!  I had been searching for a week and thought I had literally done "everything possible" until I read your section on how to find a super skittish cat. Thank you for your materials. God bless you!"

-Rhonda, Atlanta, GA

"I'm thrilled to report I found my cat this morning! Thank you so much for writing your "lost cat tips" book. That was absolutely the best $25 bucks I've spent in my life."

-Linda, Anchorage, Alaska 

"Thanks for all your support throughout this emotional rollercoaster!  Your booklet really was amazing. Without your advice, my cat would not be home right now.  This will be the first night in a week that I'll actually sleep!"

-Jamie, Houston, Texas

"Kim! I want you to know I searched for my cat for 2.5 months doing all the typical stuff people on Facebook advised with zero luck. Finally, a person you had worked with recommended your booklet so I ordered it. I will send you our story soon. You will be amazed!

-Roni and Odin, Oklahoma

Thank you for writing such a helpful booklet! What an eye-opener! I had been doing so much wrong. Once I learned what to do different and changed up my methods, I found her THAT DAY!


 Now I'm recommending you to everyone in California!"
-Dana, Santa Cruz, CA

"Kim! You are truly an animal angel! I'm beyond grateful to have Oliver back home. What a happy end to a VERY intense and stressful 16 days. Each day of a lost cat crisis is beyond anyone's worst nightmare of stress and worry.

Forever in gratitude that you are in this world to help confused, sad, and super-distraught pet parents like me!"

 Rainbeau Mars
     Beverly Hills, California



"I loved your guide because it gave real advice for the personality of cat I have, plus it really gave me hope to keep looking using your ideas. 

Thank you, Kim. So glad I found your "Lost cat tips!"

~ Alyana and Finn, Austin TX

"After 4 nights we found Oscar - totally thanks to your guide! I will be recommending you every chance I get!  We found him in this tiny crevice under our deck stairs…He was dirty but seems fine! EVERYONE told me to put the kitty litter in the yard and some even said “Your lost cat was eaten by coyotes” - NONE of which was helpful. Thank you for guiding us when no one else cared!

-Christine Goodley, Montgomery AL

"I have to take a few minutes to thank you for the work you do.  We bought your e-book “How to Find a Lost Cat" a few days after our cat Jonah fell out of the window upstairs. Of course, I made all the mistakes you advise not to do the first 3 days of his disappearance.  One I had your info, I followed your lost indoor cat techniques, including setting up that camera you recommend. Kim, I cannot tell you what a relief it was to finally catch a picture of him, then get to use your sneaky cat grab trick to get him inside! THANK YOU!


- Carol Crawley in CHARLESTON, SC 

Elderly "Office Max" cat lost then found,  saved from the edge of starvation.

"Our cat Office Max was found in a sawmill, barely moving, eyes sunken. The vet said Max was just hours away from death. He nearly lost his life.


Now he is home from ICU and doing well. Kim's info was so helpful, not only when he was lost but also tips to help him recover once he was found. Invaluable insight, information and compassion."

Fallen Jones in Texas


Part 1  

Indoor cat or outdoor cat?

3 tricks to make your cat come home

Top 5 Steps within 48 Hours

Why the first 10 days are key

Typical Lost Cat Behavior

Recovery Strategy for each type of Cat

Part 2  

Myths and Misinformation

What NOT to Do

Grief avoidance & tunnel vision

Microchip Misconceptions

Overzealous Searching

Dealing with the Emotional Pain

The Dangers of internet advice

Wildlife, stray cats and food fights

Good Intentions gone wrong

Part 3  

Places you’d never think to look

The Indoor Cat Search

The Outdoor Cat Search

Photos:  Cat Hiding Places

A search with Fresh eyes

Search tricks based on Cat Type

Missing inside-outside cats 

Cats with a Double Life

Ranking your missing cat scenarios 

Part 4 

Rainproof materials for posters and flyers

Flyers vs posters and psychology of each

Ideal flyer size & wording to get attention

To offer a Reward or not?

Lost Cat Poster template

Smarter Lost Cat flyer wording & design

Three better ways to mount lost cat posters 

Part 5  

How to set your search zone

The 9 key questions for neighbors 

The new technique for searching garages

A cat's vision and how it affects your search

Using Nature as your guide.

Fur evidence and clues

Signs of coyotes and other predators

How to stay focused and positive 

Part 6  

Lost Cat Search Gear: bestl high-tech equipment

Where to set up each item

Best bait options depending on your area

Problem nemesis cats

Catnip as bait, good or bad?

Troubleshooting traps

When to move on to a new location

Part 7  

Additional Pet Finder Services 

Lost Pet Alert companies: helpful or scams?

Reputable Lost Pet Notification Options

The Pros & Cons of Hiring a K9 Search Dog

Part 8  

Sightings:  details count: What to ask

A Positive Sighting!  What to do first

How to capture and contain a skittish cat 

Part 9  

Once Your Cat is Home 

Avoiding re-feeding sickness  syndrome

Parasites, liver and kidney testing

Part 10

Random Tips & Key Reminders

Rethinking your search from a cat’s-eye View

Reminders to AVOID during a Search

Case Stories & Inspiring Rescues……63

Lost cats found using the Lost Cat Finder book + video tutorial lost cat tips.

"Kim! Thanks for your brilliant tips booklet! Great source of info. Wow.  I thought I knew all about cats, but this is truly niche specialty. Your info is what got my cat home. Thank you for writing that book."


-Robert, Chicago, IL




""Kim your new methods work even here in Latvia! We followed the steps outlined in your booklet and found our missing cat trapped in a neighbor's tool house which they have told us was not being open in a year! He had jumped down from a hole over the door. Then he could not make it to jump out. Even when owners said it was never open, we knew from your advice to check it and he was there!

Thank you for finding cats across the world~"


--Linda Bluma, Riga, Latvia

Recommendation from the pioneer in pet detective LOST PET TRACKING AND RECOVERY:

"Kim is a WIZARD at finding lost cats. 


I know personally of many, many of her amazing recoveries of lost cats. Although a search dog can be a great tool, it is more critical that you get advice/counsel from someone like Kim who is trained in lost cat search & rescue than to simply get someone out with a search dog. 


I have been in this business (of using search dogs to find lost pets) since 1998, but if my cat were missing, I would hire Kim of Lost Cat Finder in a heartbeat.

Kim's company is Lost Cat Finder If you have lost a cat, I strongly suggest connecting with her for a consult. 

Kat Albrecht, K9 Tracker & pioneering Pet Detective

Founder of Missing Pet Partnership

Lost Cat tips guaranteed to get your missing cat home.

The insider lost cat info in this booklet plus the "show & tell" video tutorial makes this combo pack the most useful collection of lost cat finder tips ever assembled.


"How to Find a Lost Cat" even shows the key DOs and DON'Ts for a lost cat search (for example, the dirty letterbox and shaking treats is a DON'T) and organized, all real-world-tested, all in one place.

Try my new 2020 lost cat finder techniques.


I can't wait to get your happy reunion picture and note saying it's the best  $25 you ever spent!


Kim Freeman

The Lost Cat Finder



© 2012 - 2020 by Kim Freeman

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