Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Simpsonville, SC
I always had breakaway collars on Addison, but never had a situation where they broke. He did get one collar stuck in his mouth for probably close to 24 hours before I found him under the bed (and trust me, I almost died when I realized what happened - I felt so bad!) and think it was the type that had the little elastic strings connecting two parts of the collar. I don't know if a different type of collar would make a big difference for something like that though...
I think getting her used to a collar at this age is best. I know of plenty of cats who keep "losing" collars, and I can only assume they break off. But the few I've taken off the cats at work do seem to require a good bit of force to get them apart.
"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast."