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The Secret Life of the Cat

Broadcast: Horizon, BBC2, 9.00pm, Thursday 13 June 2013
(Follow-up programme 10.00pm, Friday 14 June 2013)

Nic and TobyIn a groundbreaking experiment, carried out by researchers at the Royal Veterinary College, 50 cats from a village in Surrey are tagged with GPS collars and their every movement is recorded, day and night, as they hunt in our backyards and patrol the garden fences and hedgerows.

Cats are fitted with specially developed cat-cams which reveal their unique view of our world.

You may think you understand your pet, but their secret life is more surprising than we thought.

Find out more: The Secret Life of the Cat.

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