Cat Range Map (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Caption One of the feral cats in the study, a mixed breed male, had a home range of 547 hectares (1,351 acres), the largest range of those tracked (red outline). A pet cat in the study, by contrast, stayed very close to home (yellow dot). Credit Jeff Horn Usage Restrictions Photo may be used only with stories about the research described in the news release. Please credit: Jeff Horn Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.