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Feline Behavior - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Feline Behavior - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

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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
  • A new section has been added to Introduction to Feline Behavior (Chapter 1), entitled Introduction to Drug and Behavior Therapy.
  • An additional appendix, Feline Behavior Drug Formulary, has been added.
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
Bonnie V. Beaver, BS, DVM, MS, DACVB, Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

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