Compared with dogs, cats are more likely to become disoriented and get lost, especially when they are allowed to wander outdoors. This article offers advice on how to protect cats from getting lost, including providing the animals with microchips. According to this article, which cites AVMA, about 75% of the 7,704 microchipped animals in shelters between August 2007 and March 2008 were brought back to their owners.

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