18/07/2011 21:43 BST | Updated 17/09/2011 10:12 BST

Catnav Study Shows What Your Pet Gets Up To (Video)

Ever wonder what your cat gets up to in your absence? Scientists at the University of Reading have the answer after monitoring the behaviour of hundreds of cats via mini cameras and GPS systems.

Dubbed Cat-Nav, the study kicked off in February of 2009 with the intention to examine the predatory nature of cats and how the furry felines impact Britain's declining bird population.

Watch the video where the BBC reports on the latest cat killings from the garden: