By Dr. Marty Becker, vetstreet.com
ThinkstockDo you ever wonder what your cat does all day? Does he sit on the back of the sofa and watch the cars go by? Nap on your bed? Plot world domination?
All of the above?
And what if your cat is an outdoor kitty? What's he doing when he's out and about?
I know I'd be fascinated to find out what my barn cats get up to when I'm not around. And I know I'm not alone in pondering the secret life of cats.
Curious as a Cat
There's not much information out there about how cats pass their time, particularly outdoor cats; scientists know more about the movements of big cats in Africa than about the daily habits of our domestic cats.
Researchers at Britain's University of Lincoln School of Life Sciences decided to remedy that situation. They fitted 50 cats in the village of Shamley Green with miniaturized lion GPS collars and cat-cams strapped beneath their chins so they could record the rovingRead More »from Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats