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CABI Book Chapter

Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

Book cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

Description

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on feline behaviour; on communication, learning, social behaviour, the relationship between behaviour a...

Chapter 10 (Page no: 141)

Advice for cat owners.

In this chapter, ways on managing feline stress due to various stress factors (diseases, predators, neutering, presence of other cats and neighboring animals) as well advice on putting fences were discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The origin and evolution of the domestic cat. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) The senses. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 22) Feline communication. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 42) Social, feeding and predatory behaviour. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 58) Kitten to cat - reproduction and the behavioural development of kittens. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Health and behaviour. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 98) Learning, training and behaviour. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Advice for breeders. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 131) Advice for prospective cat owners. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 152) Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 1 - The cat in the veterinary clinic. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 164) Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 2 - Advising clients: prevention and treatment of feline behaviour problems. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 180) Advice for other cat carers. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 195) Environmental enrichment. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 200) Play. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 205) Reducing resource competition in a multi-cat household. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 207) Neutering. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 210) Introducing an additional cat to your household. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 215) Helping a grieving cat. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 217) Introducing cats and dogs. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 223) Cat flaps. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 226) Teaching your cat to come to you when you call. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 227) Cats, babies and children. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 230) House-training your cat or kitten. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 235) Training your cat to like the cat carrier. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 240) Medicating your cat. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 243) Teaching your cat or kitten to accept veterinary examination. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 245) First aid advice for common feline behaviour problems. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 251) Friend or foe. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 253) Approaching, stroking and picking up. Author(s): Atkinson, T.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 256) Recognizing stress. Author(s): Atkinson, T.