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Animals, Volume 8, Issue 1 (January 2018)
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Cover Story (view full-size image) Every year, millions of pet cats go missing from their homes, and many are never found by their [...] Read more. Every year, millions of pet cats go missing from their homes, and many are never found by their owners. Pet loss results in grief and lack of closure for the owner, and a drain on shelter and community resources. According to an article published in this journal, knowledge of the missing cat’s outside experience and use of effective search techniques can increase the owner’s chances of a successful recovery. “The most effective way to find a missing cat is to conduct a thorough physical search close to home within seven days” says Dr. Marcia Coradini, from the University of Queensland. “The majority of cats were found within 500 meters of their home, and very few were found in a shelter.” The data from this international study will be useful for animal care and welfare professionals when advising owners about lost cats, and for shelter policies involving unidentified cats. View this paper