Home range of domestic cats

Domestic cats (Felis catus) habitat use and telemetry studies

Home range, microhabitat use and behavioral patterns of free ranging cats in Champaign-Urbana

The objectives of this study are to evaluate the home range of free-ranging cats across seasons, determine the activity patterns of these cats using activity transmitters and automated telemetry information and assess the habitat use of free-ranging cats in selected areas in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

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Professor Emeritus Richard Warner, left, and Nohra Mateus-Pinilla, a wildlife veterinary epidemiologist at the Illinois Natural History Survey at Illinois, display the collars they used to study movements of cats at the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign. a.
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Horn JA, Mateus-Pinilla NE, Warner RE, Heske EJ. 2011. Home range, habitat use, and activity patterns of free-roaming domestic cats. Journal of Wildlife Management. 75(5): 1177-1185