Feline Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians, 2nd Edition

This book covers all common behavior problems pertaining to the cat, including the history of feline development to social and communicative behavior. An excellent resource for both professionals and pet owners alike, it features a clear format and easily accessible information. Discussions focus on the changing role of a cat’s behavior for humans, as well as new treatments that arise as more is understood about cat behavior.

  • Chapters are written in a clear, concise manner, making it easy for the reader to fully comprehend the different behavior patterns in cats, including:
    • Neurologic and sensory behavior
    • Communicative behavior
    • Social behavior
    • Sexual behavior
    • Ingestive hehavior
    • Eliminative behavior
    • Locomotive behavior
    • Grooming behavior
About The Author

Bonnie Beaver

Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Table of Contents

1.Introduction to Feline Behavior
2. Feline Behavior of Sensory and Neural origin
3. Feline Communicative Behavior
4. Feline Social Behavior
5. Male Feline Sexual Behavior
6. Female Feline Sexual Behavior
7. Feline Ingestive Behavior
8. Feline Eliminative Behavior
9. Feline Locomotive Behavior
10. Feline Grooming Behavior

Appendix A. Phonetics of Feline Vocalization
Appendix B. Sensory Response Development
Appendix C. Motor Response Development
Appendix D. Miscellaneous Response Development
Appendix E. Psychopharmacologic Agents Used in Cats

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