It’s about that time of year when travel photos are flooding your newsfeed. You see the typical tourist spots as well as some more obscure ones, just about everywhere from Cancun to Tokyo. And humans are not the only ones. Cats travel every day. They’re natural wanderers. The Central Tablelands Local Land Services (LLS), with funding from the Commonwealth’s National Landcare Program, recently ran a program that tracked cats with GPS. According to an interview with ABC, senior land officer Peter Evans classified it as a ‘citizen science’ project meant to raise awareness about the distances domestic cats roam. Many pet owners are unaware of just how far their furry felines travel. In all, 13 cats and local pet owners contributed to the data shown below. The area represented is Lithgow in New South Wales.
GPS Reveals The WILD Adventures Your Cat Goes On At Night. April 1, 2023