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CABI Book Chapter

Feline behaviour and welfare.

Book cover for Feline behaviour and welfare.

Description

This book "Feline Behaviour and Welfare" consists of 14 chapters which is intended for students committed to the provision of health and well-being to cats, and also for those who are involved professionally or vocationally with cat care. Also to distinguish between domesticated and wild cats a glossary of behavioural and technical terms is provided at the back of the book to explain them. Topics ...

Chapter 10 (Page no: 103)

Common and comparative feline features.

In this chapter, the common behavioural characteristics of cats while self-living, travelling, during dispersal, and in social groupings are discussed. Miscellaneous features such as fecundity, littering, growth rate, longevity, sunbathing, hiding, tree climbing, tail action, sprinting, swimming, behaviour during meal time, feeding preferences were also discussed. A short discussion on the genetic inheritance of cats was also included.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) Well-being and its roots. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 19) Feline neuroethology. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 30) Play and the steps through life. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 41) Basic activities. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 56) Association and reproduction. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 64) Giant wild cats. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 81) Principal species of wild cats. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 97) Minor wild cat species. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 119) Abnormal behaviour and training. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 132) Health monitoring. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 144) Points of welfare. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 154) Review of well-being. Author(s): Fraser, A. F.