Artemis Animal Healing

Helpful Resources When Your Cat Goes Missing

This lost cat resource list is a compilation of resources and techniques intended to help you find a sense of direction when your cat goes missing and you are looking for a sense of direction. These tools have helped me in my own searches for runaway cats.

A missing cat is every cat person’s worst nightmare. No one understands why our world turns upside down when our beloved cats go missing. And while no one can guarantee that your cat will come back or be found, the intention here is to equip you with tools and resources to help you in the search.

What This Lost Cat Resource Kit Focuses On

With my background in animal communication and energy healing, it follows that most of my tools are based on energetic intervention and intuitive information. If you are new to this and some of these resources feel weird, I still recommend following through. These resources have helped me in the past and have the power to transform a situation. I hope that they help you just as much as they have helped me.

But First, Start With Ground-Zero Actions

All of the lost cat resources mentioned below go hand-in-hand with on-the-ground physical search and rescue attempts. Make sure you have enlisted the support of fellow cat enthusiasts, as there is strength in numbers. Then, add as many of these options as you can to your search toolkit.

Reach out to your local community. Put out flyers and post on local social media groups. It takes just one person seeing the post to make a difference – just one person to see the cat and remember the post.

The Missing Animal Response Network, started by Kat Albrecht, has a network of MAR-trained missing animal response specialists in USA & Canada, who can assist your on-the-ground search. This is their directory –

MARN Directory

The Lost Cat Toolkit: The 4 Resources

Resource #1: Animal Communicators Directory

Animal communicators are those who can telepathically connect with your cat from any distance and have a conversation. An animal communicator can help you get answers to questions such as how your cat is doing and what kind of surroundings your cat is in. There are animal communicators who have specialized in locating missing animals. While I do not provide lost animal consultations, others do.

(i) Penelope Smith has a directory of animal communicators, some of whom have listed specializations in working with lost cats.

(ii) Petworks maintains a list of pet recovery specialists who work across distances. You can find them at – https://www.petworks.com/hire/lost-pet-recovery/

Important Considerations When Hiring an Animal Communicator To Locate Your Missing Cat

#1: Finding a qualified practitioner. If I needed to hire an animal communicator to locate a missing cat, I would check their years of experience, testimonials specific to working with lost cats, and responsiveness.


#2: Having reasonable expectations: Animal communication will help you get an approximate idea of where to focus your search efforts, but it may not always lead to an exact spot. For example, a practitioner may tell you that there are trees all around or your cat moved in the southern direction and is sitting on a tree, but the practitioner may not be able to lead you to the exact tree. Also, be prepared that you may need more than one session to locate your lost cat.


#3: Minimizing the time lag: Often, you will find yourself knowing the exact place a practitioner describes. But when you reach there, your cat may have moved off elsewhere, leading to a rather frustrating search. If you can coordinate and minimize the time it takes to act on what a practitioner describes, it has the potential to bring more efficient results.

Resource #2: Golden Cord Practice

In several situations, I have found it far more effective to guide a cat back home. They seemed to know the routes better than we do unless they are injured, and this meditation is a go-to for many who are trying to find their cats.

Follow along with this guided video or these instructions:

Begin by finding a quiet and peaceful space where you can relax. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths to center yourself. Visualize a glowing golden cord extending from your heart, reaching out with love and intention to your missing cat.


Imagine this cord connecting you and your cat, bridging any distance between you. Send out thoughts of love, comfort, and safety along this golden cord, knowing that your cat can feel your presence and guidance.


As you continue to focus on this visualization, trust that the golden cord is acting as a beacon, leading your cat back to you.

Keep your thoughts positive and full of hope, knowing that your bond with your furry friend is strong and unbreakable.


After spending some time in this meditative state, gently open your eyes and carry the feelings of connection and love with you throughout your day.

Trust that your cat will soon find their way back home, guided by the golden cord of love that binds you together.


If you happen to be traveling, you can also visualize a bright golden light shining from the place where you need your cat to return to, such as the boarding.

Resource #3: Energy Healing for Your Lost Cat

It is possible that your cat is somewhere in an unfamiliar environment and in distress. While most lost cat searches focus on finding the cat, this tool will support your cat. Even when you do not know what kind of physical or emotional challenge is involved, an energy healing practitioner can, from any distance, work with the subtle energies and bring your cat into a more balanced state, thereby alleviating any physical and emotional distress and providing the strength he or she needs to see through the crisis.

This energy support made all the difference to my cat’s safety, when he went on an adventure of his own, and the fact that he came back without any injuries despite being stuck in a shaft. In this section, you will find the link to the Distant Healing Network, where, after you submit a request, a group of volunteers will offer healing energies to support your cat physically and emotionally, while you focus on the search.

Resource #4: Visualizations & Prayers

Reach out to whatever higher power you have faith in. It is the faith that can bring miracles.

It is natural to feel worry, fear, anxiety, guilt, regret, and other emotions as well. At the same time, these emotions cloud our ability to think straight and take actions and decisions. To the extent feasible, try compartmentalizing them – Set them aside for now. There will come a time when you can process them. For now, visualize the outcome you desire and hold that image in your heart and mind with single-pointed grit and determination.
And if you are a skeptic wondering why this is important – I believe the trick here is that you are putting out the vibes of a positive outcome into a quantum universe, and the more you focus on it, the more you choose and create your reality.
This tool is a guided practice and prayer that you can follow along.

Other Considerations When Searching for A Lost Cat

  1. Should you leave food and litter outside? While many suggest leaving kitty litter out, this article will tell you what is likely to happen if you do -> https://www.missinganimalresponse.com/lost-pet-behaviors/kitty-litter-myth/. Once, when a friend left out food, it started attracting the neighborhood street dogs, which delayed the cat’s return. The cat refused to come out and show herself when there were dogs around.
  2. Time is of the essence, and the sooner you can get started with all of this, the easier it will be. Chances are the cat will be nearby in the beginning, and with them, they tend to wander off, making it more challenging to track them. The sooner you start the search and enlist a professional’s support, the greater the chances of a speedy and happy resolution.

Additional Useful Resources and References

(1) Missing Animal Response Network has put together some great lost pet help information below about lost pet behavior, lost pet tips, and information on how to get your furry family member back home safe. – https://www.missinganimalresponse.com/lost-pet-help/

(2) Lost Pet Recovery – https://www.lostpetresources.com/index.html

(3) Reiki & Shamanic Tips for Lost Pets – https://reikishamanic.com/2017/03/12/reiki-shamanic-tips-lost-pets/

(4) Tips for Finding Lost Animals – https://joanranquet.com/tips-for-finding-lost-animals/

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