Cat Tracking Collars Can be Hard to Locate
Cat tracking collars seem like a smart choice for keeping tabs on a wandering feline. Add to a tracking collar a global positioning device that knows its current location at all times. The GPS device can then periodically send its longitude and latitude position to some base station by simply transmitting it over the cellular phone network. Once received, the location information is uploaded to a website which allows you to monitor your cat’s location. Not only is this GPS tracking system a good idea, it’s already being used in a variety of ways — from car navigation systems to locating lost hikers.
However, the typical GPS cat tracking system is difficult to locate — at least in the United States. The main problem is that GPS technology has not been miniaturized to the point of making GPS cat collars small enough and light enough