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CABI Book Chapter

The behaviour of the domestic cat.

Book cover for The behaviour of the domestic cat.

Description

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that discuss the domestication and general biology (anatomy and physiology), senses, behaviour mechanisms, behavioural development, communication, feeding behaviour, hunting and predatory behaviours, social behaviour, relationship with humans, welfare, abnormal/unwanted behaviour and the physiological and pathological causes of behavioural chang...

Chapter 4 (Page no: 63)

Behavioural development.

The sensory and behavioural development of cats from kittens to adults are described.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The cat: domestication and biology. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Sensory abilities. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 41) Mechanisms of behaviour. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 91) Communication. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 113) Feeding behaviour. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 128) Hunting and predation. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 142) Social behaviour. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 161) The cat-human relationship. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 175) Cat welfare. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 190) Undesired behaviour in the domestic cat. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 206) Physiological and pathological causes of behavioural change. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.