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Cover for The behaviour of the domestic cat.

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,...

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behavioural development.

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

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communication.

This chapter describes how cats communicate with other cats, including by vocalization, posture and olfaction.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social behaviour.

This chapter describes the social behaviour and interactions of cats, including sexual behaviour, maternal behaviour, behavioural differences between sexes, social dominance, aggression and territoriality.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cat-human relationship.

The behaviour of cats and their interactions with humans are described.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Among the Carnivora, play behaviour is usually made up of motor patterns characteristic of predatory, agonistic and courtship behaviour. Domestic dogs are unusual in that play is routinely performed by adults, both socially, with conspecifics and with humans, and also asocially, with objects. This...

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Pullen, A. J.; Rooney, N. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2015, 110, pp 82-87
Abstract

Author(s)
Casey, R. A.; Bradshaw, J. W. S.
Publisher
Purdue University Press, Indiana, USA
Citation
Current issues and research in veterinary behavioral medicine. Papers presented at the 5th International Veterinary Behavior Meeting, 2005, pp 173-178
Abstract

The domestic cat is the only member of the Felidae to form social relationships with humans, and also, the only small felid to form intraspecific social groups when free ranging. The latter are matriarchies, and bear only a superficial similarity to those of the lion and cheetah, which evolved...

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2016, 11, pp 113-124
Abstract

Social cognition, in particular the derivation of social information from observation of interactions between members of a social group, has been widely investigated in primates, but it has received little attention in other social mammals, although it has been anecdotally reported in the domestic...

Author(s)
Rooney, N. J.; Bradshaw, J. W. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2006, 72, 2, pp 343-352

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