Julie Feaver
University of Cambridge
Publications 3
#1Patrick Bateson (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 52
#2Michael T Mendl (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 45
Last.Julie Feaver (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 3
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The mothers of eight litters of domestic cats, Felis catus, were given a rationed diet after the birth of their kittens so that they received approximately 80% of the energy intake when given ad libitum food. Rationing of the whole family was maintained until the end of the period in which the family were observed. The subsequent play of the kittens was compared with that of litters of the same mothers when the families were given ad libitum food. When the mothers received rationed food, their k...
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#1Dennis C. Turner (UZH: University of Zurich)H-Index: 19
#2Julie Feaver (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 3
Last.Patrick Bateson (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 52
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#1Julie Feaver (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 3
#2Michael T Mendl (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 45
Last.Patrick Bateson (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 52
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Abstract Fourteen adult female domestic cats were watched by two observers for 3 months. Ratings of 18 aspects of each cat's behavioural style were obtained independently from each observer. Correlations between observers were statistically significant for 15 of the 18 aspects and seven of the correlation coefficients were greater than 0·7. The ratings were compared with results of direct recording methods, where equivalent measures were available and, in five out of six cases, the results of th...
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