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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 11 (Page no: 190)

Undesired behaviour in the domestic cat.

This chapter examines behaviours that cat owners may find problematic or undesirable, including the incidence of cats with such behaviour problems, the classification of undesirable behaviour, risk factors, learning and reinforcement.

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: 4 (Page no: 63) Behavioural development. 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: 12 (Page no: 206) Physiological and pathological causes of behavioural change. Author(s): Bradshaw, J. W. S. Casey, R. A. Brown, S. L.