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How Far Does Your Cat Roam?

Heidy Kikillus and a cat fitted with a GPS unit and harness to record its wanderings as part of the Cat Tracker project.

Heidy Kikillus and a cat fitted with a GPS unit and harness to record its wanderings as part of the Cat Tracker project.

By Heidy Kikillus, Philip Roetman & Roland Kays

It’s 10 pm. Do you know where your cat is? Would you believe it could roam up to 30 km in a week?

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