Lost and Found Pets


Last Updated on May 29 2020 7:25 am


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LOST 5/25: Mittens, a black and white tuxedo female, one-year-old spayed cat. Missing from out by the fire station at Lake Sara but possibly could have ridden in husband's truck into town to Nuxoll Food Center. A couple of heartbroken girls are looking for her. Call: 217-273-3425

LOST 5/25: Australian shepherd and blue heeler mix. Female, one year old. Pink camo collar. Located between Teutopolis and Effingham near Route 33.

FOUND 5/17: 2 female beagles found 1 1/2 miles West of the Edgewood Legion Lake. Niether is wearing a collar. They have been penned up as they were chasing livestock. Seem friendly but are scared. If they are your beagles call 618-339-1432. 

LOST 4/9:  Female chocolate lab without a collar, lost south of the Airport Road - possibly near the police station road.  Call: 217-821-0276

FOUND 04/03: Two small young brown dogs found running around Lynn Drive. Both have some type of collar on but no tags. Now inside a garage. Phone 217-663-5142

LOST 03/28: Two female Golden Retrievers with collars and harnesses. Both microchiped. About 80 pounds. Lost north of Mason, 400th Avenue. Call: 217-821-0070

LOST 03/22: 2 yellow dogs named Luke and Bo in the Watson area.  Have shock collars on but batteries may have died.  Call: 217-663-0518.  

LOST 03/16: Small light orange cat named Becky. Lost around Pembroke and  Willow.Call: 407-342-2226.

FOUND 03/03 -- Female beagle from the Watson area. Call: 342-3888

LOST 2/18: All white male cat lost near Walton & Haarman Veterinary Clinic, 407 E. Jefferson in Effingham. If found, take to the Walton & Haarman office or call: 217-690-5015

LOST 2/13: An 80-pound white Labrador and a 30-pound black Cockapoo. They are friendly and answer to Kensie and Brittany. Call: 217-240-9196

LOST 1/25: Green Cheek Conure (bird), lost just east of the Effingham Police Station. He is friendly, may nip a little, but docile

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LOST 1/24: Female mini German Schnauzer named Layla. Last seen January 21 around 5489 1600th Ave. Dieterich. Saint Francis of Assisi tag on her collar. Black and silver with white paws. Call: 217.739.2399 with any information


 LOST 1/19: Very small chihuahua, goes by Gracie or Summer. Call: 217-343-4593