Most estimates say that the number of lost pets each year is roughly 10 million. One in every three pets will be lost at some point. These staggering statistics are more than just numbers on a page - each one is a pet with a loving family desperate to find them and bring them home safely.
Unfortunately, the number of lost pets in shelters which make it home is very low. The number of lost dogs getting home has improved in the last few years, but the odds of a lost owned cat in a shelter being reunited with its owner is just 2%.
This week we're focusing on lost cats and how we can improve our strategies to get more of them back home. We spoke with someone who has helped thousands of cats get home, Lost Cat Finder Kim Freeman