The Welfare of Cats / Edition 1

The Welfare of Cats / Edition 1

by Irene Rochlitz
     
 

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 of housing, disease, nutrition and breeding on welfare.

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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 of housing, disease, nutrition and breeding on welfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402032264
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
09/27/2007
Series:
Animal Welfare Series, #3
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of 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.

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