Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Broom and Fraser's domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

Book cover for Broom and Fraser's domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

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The 6th edition of this book contains 42 chapters on one biology, ethics, sentience and sustainability; behaviour and welfare concepts; describing, recording and measuring behaviour; learning, cognition and behaviour development; motivation; evolution and optimality; welfare assessment; defence and attack behaviour; finding and acquiring food; body care; locomotion and space occupancy; exploration...

Chapter 40 (Page no: 392)

Welfare of cats.

This chapter discusses welfare issues in cats on the following aspects: domestication and breeding; mutilations of cats for the convenience of its owners; unwanted cats and methods of killing; behaviour problems; managing impacts of cats on wild animals; inappropriate feeding; and inadequate treatment of diseases.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) One biology, ethics, sentience and sustainability. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Behaviour and welfare concepts. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Describing, recording and measuring behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Learning, cognition and behaviour development. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 59) Motivation. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 76) Evolution and optimality. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 83) Welfare assessment. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 103) Defence and attack behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 108) Finding and acquiring food. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 126) Body care. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 136) Locomotion and space occupied. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 142) Exploration. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 145) Spacing behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 153) Rest and sleep. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 163) General social behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 174) Human-domestic animal interactions. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 178) Seasonal and reproductive behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 183) Sexual behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 199) Fetal and parturient behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 210) Maternal and neonatal behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 225) Juvenile and play behaviour. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 237) Handling, transport and humane control of domestic animals. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 257) Stunning and slaughter. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 262) Welfare and behaviour in relation to disease. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 272) Abnormal behaviour 1: stereotypies. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 281) Abnormal behaviour 2: self-directed and environment-directed. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 285) Abnormal behaviour 3: addressed to another individual. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 294) Abnormal behaviour 4: failure of function. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 301) Abnormal behaviour 5: anomalous reactivity. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 307) Welfare of cattle. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 323) Welfare of sheep and goats. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 327) Welfare of pigs. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 339) Welfare of poultry. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 361) Welfare of farmed and pet fish. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 369) Welfare of deer, camelids and ostriches. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 371) Welfare of animals kept for fur production. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 377) Welfare of horses, other equids and other draught animals. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 382) Welfare of farmed and pet rabbits. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 385) Welfare of dogs. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 397) Welfare of other pet animals. Author(s): Broom, D. M.
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 401) Welfare in a moral world. Author(s): Broom, D. M.