Is your pet lost? Have you found a pet and are trying to reunite them with their owner? Below are a list of resources that help connect pets and owners in the Kansas City metro.
As of March 1st, GPSPCA is no longer the holding facility for stray/lost/found pets for the City of Merriam. Citizens will need to contact the Merriam Police department directly with any stray animal concerns or reports of lost or found pets.
- Merriam Police Department M-F during regular business hours: (913) 322-5560
- Merriam Police Dispatch for after hours: (913) 782-0720
Quick Reference Resources
Links & Contacts to Found Pets at Area Shelters
- Found Pets at Lee’s Summit Animal Shelter
- Found Pets at KC Pet Project
- Overland Park: (913) 895-6300
- Lenexa: (913) 477-7385
- Merriam: (913) 322-5581
- Shawnee: (913) 631-2155
- Mission (for Fairway, Mission, Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills, Mission Woods): (913)782-0720
- Prairie Village & Mission Hills: (913) 642-6868 ext. 4631
- Leawood: (913) 642-5555
- Olathe Animal Control & Shelter: (913) 971-6362
- KCK Animal Control & Shelter: (913) 321-1445
Admissions Hours of Operation
Open 7 days a week 10am – 5pm. Animal control agencies for Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Lake Quivira, Shawnee, and Johnson County Parks Department take their animals to Great Plains SPCA at (913) 742-7329.
In the greater KC Metro and beyond we often see (or even care for!) community cats. Community cats, also called feral cats, are unowned cats who live outdoors. Like indoor cats, they belong to the domestic cat species (felis catus). However, community cats are generally not socialized, or friendly, to people, and are therefore unadoptable. They live full, healthy lives with their feline families, called colonies, in their outdoor homes. They are masters of their domain, finding resources such as food, water, and shelter on their own– even in extreme cold and heat.
With that said, there are ways in which we can help these cats: