Cats

Recent advances in the welfare of domestic cats (Felis catus) in animal shelters

This essays discusses recent developments with the potential to improve the welfare of domestic cats in shelters.

Author: 
Jobbins, Sarah Elizabeth
Published: 
2016
Essay Description: 
Welfare of domestic cats in shelters
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Understanding Feline Obesity, Successful Interventions and Prevention

Author: 
Pritchard, Emily
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
Discusses the implications of the human-animal bond, societal perceptions of obesity and environmental factors for managing feline obesity.
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Obesity in Domestic Cats on the Rise

Author: 
Parker, Ellen
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
A discussion of human factors involved in the high prevalence of obesity in domestic cats.
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Improving the welfare of cats in animal shelters

Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare

Author: 
Khoo, Deborah
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3276
Essay Description: 
Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare
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Recent advances in non-surgical contraception as a humane method for controlling feral cat populations

Discusses three non-surgical methods of contraception that are more humane, less costly, less technical, and less invasive than those currently in use in the field

Author: 
Wesson, Elizabeth
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3277
Essay Description: 
Discusses three non-surgical methods of contraception that are more humane, less costly, less technical, and less invasive than those currently in use in the field
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A Review of Current Methods used to control Free-roaming Cat Populations and their Effects on Feline Welfare

Assesses different methods for controlling free roaming cat populations, with cat welfare in mind.

Author: 
Hodges, Laura
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3262
Essay Description: 
Assesses different methods for controlling free roaming cat populations, with cat welfare in mind.
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Review of Risk Factors for Feline Obesity: Investigating factors that contribute to its frequency

Discusses possible ways of managing feline obesity, including education of owners and pet-food companies.

Author: 
Fredenburg, Caitlin
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3246
Essay Description: 
Discusses possible ways of managing feline obesity, including education of owners and pet-food companies.
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Recent Advances in the Weight Management of Obese Cats

Discusses the many factors associated with obesity in cats, and highlights studies on prevention and treatment.

Author: 
Yao, Ye
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3232
Essay Description: 
Discusses the many factors associated with obesity in cats, and highlights studies on prevention and treatment.
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Indoor-housing of the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus): a question of welfare

Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.

Author: 
Gibb-Cumming, Veronica
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3184
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.
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The Effects of Housing on the Stress Levels of Cats Boarding at Catteries and Animal Shelters

Animal Welfare essay on the effects of housing on boarding cats.

Author: 
Wearne, Chris
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3152
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay on the effects of housing on boarding cats.
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