It’s often said in the sheltering field that a collar and identification tag are a lost pet’s best chance of returning home. That’s especially true for felines: At a time when the homeless cat population is at crisis levels nationwide, only 2 to 5 percent of the millions entering shelters each year are reunited with their families. Shelters can help by modeling good cat identification practices to potential adopters.
"Collars and Sense,"
Animal Sheltering 2010-12: Vol. 2010
, Article 4.
Available at: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/animshel/vol2010/iss5/4