Microchipping Your Kitten
Do we need to get our kitten microchipped?
Microchipping your kitten is the best way to get them back to you should they ever become lost, this is why we have always recommended microchipping in cats.
Whose responsibility is it to keep the microchip details up to date?
It is the owner’s/keeper’s responsibility to ensure the details registered to the microchip are kept up to date. Microchip details can be stored with a number of different microchip companies. At Ryedale Vets we have the ability to scan and read your cat’s microchip number, so we can let you know who you need to contact to update the microchip details.
What details will be registered with the microchip?
The details registered to a microchip usually include some of your own details including, name, address and contact telephone numbers or e-mail should anyone need to contact you if your cat is found. They will also take some of your pet’s details such as breed, colourings, age, whether they are neutered and any medical conditions that are useful to know about.
If you join our Health Plan your kitten's microchip is included with no extra charge.
How big is a microchip?
About the size of a grain of rice.
Is it painful when the microchip is implanted?
Download our Kitten Guide below to find out more.