July 05, 2017

Why the Low Return Rate for Missing Cats?

Kat Albrecht, founder of Missing Pet Partnership, explains why there is such a low return-to-owner rate for missing cats.


Kat Albrecht, founder of Missing Pet Partnership, explains why there is such a low return-to-owner rate for missing cats. First, cat owners have a "coyote fear" where they assume all coyotes are cat killers. Second, cat owners don't understand that their missing cats usually don't go very far away from their home. And third, people lose hope very quickly, and shelters are not trained to encourage and coach those searching for their missing cats.

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