Search the House and the Neighborhood
Start with a thorough search of your home, checking closets, under beds, garages, sheds, hedges, etc. Next, search the neighborhood calling your cat. If you have recently adopted your cat, check to see if she has returned to her previous home.
Look for Your Pet ASAP
When a dog is lost from the home, the owner is most likely to find the pet during the first hours following the disappearance. Owners should set out to search for their pet immediately, beginning with a thorough search in and around the home. Indoor pets, in particular, are frightened, so it’s not uncommon to find the missing dog very close to the home.
Canvas the Neighborhood. Go door to door with photos of your dog or cat and ask neighbors to check their garages and sheds. Put your “lost pet” poste