Found A Cat
Before contacting us, please review the information below.
If you find a cat, it’s important to make sure the cat does not have an owner. Before we can intake a cat there are several steps you need to take to ensure that the cat is indeed a stray.
Please follow these steps:
I found a litter of Kittens
Please look around for a mother cat (Queen). Do NOT move the kittens! If no mother has returned after 6 hours, please email us. You will still be asked to fill in an intake form.
If the kittens are without a mother for more than 6 hours and it's outside regular business hours, or there is concern for the kittens' well-being, please contact 311 for Ottawa Bylaw Services for immediate service.
If you find a sick or injured cat requiring immediate assistance - please contact 311 for Ottawa Bylaw Services for immediate service, or the Ottawa Humane Society at 613-725-3166 ext. 221 during operating hours for immediate intake.
Ottawa Humane Society COVID Intake/MAS operating hours are:
Monday to Friday - 11 am to 7 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm and
Sunday -11 am to 4 pm (client services is closed on Sundays)