This study was conducted to determine the pattern and factors affecting of cat abandonment and adoption in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that most of the respondents' cats were abandoned prior to being adopted. Other cats were obtained as gifts, purchased or adopted from previous owners. Cats were commonly adopted at 2 months of age, after which adoption level decreased with increasing age. Male cats were more frequently abandoned compared to females.
|Publication Title||Ciencia Veterinaria nos Tropicos|
|Author Address||Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Arido, Mossoro, Brazil.firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org|
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