Scottish mobile app to track sightings of stray cats
The first mobile phone app which allows the public to alert an animal charity to sightings of stray cats has been developed by Scottish scientists.
The team from the University of Edinburgh developed the app as part of the UK’s first in-depth study of the stray cat population being conducted by Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat charity.
While there are an estimated 10.5 million cats living as household pets, the number of strays is unknown.
The charity aims to use the information from the Bulwell Catch Watch app to catch and neuter the strays to reduce and control their population.
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