Tip 342

Cats are very territorial creatures. If your cat is nowhere around, don’t wait to see if she returns. Start searching immediately. And don’t give up. Cats can hide for weeks if they have been spooked. They go into survival mode and don’t come when called. Search at least a five-block radius. Pet detectives with sniffer dogs can help. Check tomorrow’s tip to learn about your cat’s personality will reflect how he reacts when lost.