The Domestic Cat: The Biology of its Behaviour
Published on Nov 30, 2013
List of contributors Part I. Introduction: 1. Why the cat? Dennis C. Turner and Patrick Bateson Part II. From Kitten to Adulthood: 2. Behavioural development in the cat Patrick Bateson 3. Normal and problematic reproductive behaviour in the domestic cat Benjamin L. Hart and Lynette A. Hart 4. Communication in the domestic cat: within and between species Sarah L. Brown and John W. S. Bradshaw Part III. Social Life and Ecology: 5. Social organization and behavioural ecology of free-ranging domestic cats Dennis C. Turner 6. Social behaviour of domestic cats in the human home Penny L. Bernstein and Erika Friedmann Part IV. Cats and People: 7. Domestication and history of the cat James A. Serpell 8. Cultural differences in human-cat relations Dennis C. Turner, Eva Waiblinger and Barbara Fehlbaum 9. Human and cat personalities: building the bond from both sides Kurt Kotrschal, Jon Day, Sandra McCune and Manuela Wedl Part V. Cat Breeding and Cat Welfare: 10. Feline welfare issues Irene Rochlitz 11. Breed and gender behaviour differences: relation to the ancient history and origin of the domestic cat Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart and Leslie A. Lyons 12. Showing cats Anne Gregory, Steve Crow and Hilary Dean 13. Individual and environmental effects on health and welfare J. L. Stella and C. A. T. Buffington 14. Feline behavioural problems and solutions Benjamin L. Hart and Lynette A. Hart Part VI. The Future: 15. Cat population management Elly Hiby, Harry Eckman and Ian MacFarlaine 16. Postscript: questions and some answers Patrick Bateson and Dennis C. Turner References Index.