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What is the average size of a cat's home range?

A cat’s home range is the area that the cat normally uses in its daily activities.  A home range is different from a territory in that it may not be defended from other cats, but non-biologists frequently use the terms interchangeably.  When an outdoor-access cat goes missing, it probably means that something has happened to …

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GPS versus Radio-Tracking: pros and cons for finding cats

Please note, this article is no longer being updated.  I have since written a new article which better describes the differences between GPS and radio-trackers and highlights a few of my recommended products.  Be sure to check out: Best Cat Tracking Devices. There are both GPS trackers and radio-tracking devices available to help you find …

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Transmitter Range Test of the Loc8tor Pet Radio-Tracking System

The Loc8tor Pet (now call TabCat) is a small radio-tracking device that can be attached to a cat’s collar.  The radio-tags (i.e. transmitters) are only 5 grams each and the receiver is a little larger than a credit card.  The maximum advertised range of the Loc8tor Pet is 400 feet.  The Loc8tor is available on …

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