Found a stray or feral cat?
29 May 2017
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is what to do if you’ve found a feral or stray cat, with many unsure of how to tell the difference. We’ve created a handy infographic to advise on how to tell which is which, as well as advice on what to do next.
To take a look at our infographic, click here
A stray cat is a socialised domestic cat who doesn’t (or doesn’t appear to) have an owner. They’re likely to be alone and may often be friendly, if a little nervous. If you’ve found a stray cat and need advice on what to do next, click here.
A feral cat
isn’t socialised to humans or the domestic environment, so they’re likely to be less friendly. Most will be fearful of humans and behave like a wild animal. Feral cats usually live alone, or in a group called a colony. If you’ve found a feral cat, find out what to do here