In the past it was common to give cats the freedom to come and go as they please there is a growing trend for cat lovers to keep their companions indoors.

Every cats which lived outdoors and transition to being an indoor cat only.  The key is to make sure there is enough enrichment for the cat.

A study of 10 house cats and seven farm cats published in the European ecology journal Ecography found that on average, the house cats covered more ground than the farm cats — at night, the house cats moved within an average area of nearly 20 acres, compared to just over 6 acres for the farm cats.