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The welfare of cats

Author: Irene Rochlitz
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2007.
Series: Animal welfare, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book - the third in a series on Animal Welfare - covers the major issues affecting the welfare of domestic cats. In western countries, the cat has become one of the most popular pets, with its traditional role of rodent catcher being replaced by that of companion animal. Nevertheless, many situations remain where the welfare of cats raises concerns. This book, written by experts from the United Kingdom, the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Welfare of cats
(NL-LeOCL)274319268
(OCoLC)58830156
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Rochlitz
ISBN: 9781402032271 1402032277 9781402032264 1402032269 9781402061431 1402061439
OCLC Number: 316862233
Notes: Table of contents Cat Behaviour: Social Organization, Communication And Development.- The Assessment Of Welfare.- The Human-Cat Relationship.- Behaviour Problems And Welfare.- Cat Overpopulation In The United States.- The Welfare Of Feral Cats.- Housing And Welfare.- Disease And Welfare.- Nutrition And Welfare.- Breeding And Welfare.
Description: 1 online resource (XXI, 282 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1: Cat Behaviour: Social Organization, Communication and Development; Sharon L. Crowell-Davis. 2: The Assessment of Welfare; Rachel A. Casey and John W. S. Bradshaw.3: The Human-Cat Relationship; Penny L. Bernstein.4: Behaviour Problems and Welfare; Sarah E. Heath.5: Cat Overpopulation in the United States; Philip H. Kass.6: The Welfare of Feral Cats; Margaret R. Slater.7: Housing and Welfare; Irene Rochlitz.8: Disease and Welfare; Kit Sturgess.9: Nutrition and Welfare; Kit Sturgess and Karyl J. Hurley.10: Breeding and Welfare; Andreas Steiger.
Series Title: Animal welfare, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Irene Rochlitz.

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Written by experts from the UK, the USA and Switzerland, this book focuses on the major issues affecting the welfare of domestic cats. It covers behaviour, the human-cat relationship, and the impact  Read more...

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