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Cat culture, human culture: an ethnographic study of a cat shelter
Contributor(s):: J. M Alger, S. F Alger
This study explores the value of traditional ethnographic methods in sociology for the study of human-animal and animal-animal interactions and culture. Itargues that some measure of human-animal intersubjectivity is possible and that the method of participant observation is best suited to...
" I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism
Contributor(s):: Myers, C. R.
"Buddhist compassion" and "animal abuse" in Thailand's Tiger Temple
Contributor(s):: Cohen, E.
"Cats Here, Cats There, Cats and Kittens Everywhere": An Urban Extermination of Cats in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati
Contributor(s):: Warner, Mark S., Genheimer, Robert A.
"Early" cat ownership and the risk of sensitization and allergic rhinitis in Ligurian children with respiratory symptoms
Contributor(s):: Fasce, L., Tosca, M. A., Silvestri, M., Olcese, R., Pistorio, A., Rossi, G. A.
"I can haz emoshuns?": understanding anthropomorphosis of cats among internet users
Contributor(s):: Derek Foster, Conor Linehan, Shaun Lawson, Daniel Mills, Sarah Ellis, Helen Zulch
The attribution of human-like traits to non-human animals, termed anthropomorphism, can lead to misunderstandings of animal behaviour, which can result in risks to both human and animal wellbeing and welfare. In this paper, we, during an inter-disciplinary collaboration between social computing...
"It's a conspiracy theory and climate change": Of beastly encounters and cervine disappearances in Himalayan India
Contributor(s):: Nayanika Mathur
This paper traces the introduction of the category of climate change into the Indian Himalaya. Climate change emerged as an explanation for recurring incidences of human-animal conflict and the disappearance of a protected species through the labours of the local state bureaucracy. Even as the...
"There Is a Cat on Our Ward": Inpatient and Staff Member Attitudes toward and Experiences with Cats in a Psychiatric Ward
Contributor(s):: Wagner, C., Lang, U. E., Hediger, K.
"Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving
Contributor(s):: White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.
(Your) Life's book
Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
(Your) Life’s book Two pets in each home!ANIMALS ARE ANGELS and the fact is you came to this world with the RIGHT to have two of these angels at your home, so is the Nature’s law, so is the reality, the rest, is MATRIX, blablabla and political interest. And look that right is a...
2016 AAHA/IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines
Contributor(s):: Bishop, G., Cooney, K., Cox, S., Downing, R., Mitchener, K., Shanan, A., Soares, N., Stevens, B., Wynn, T.
A brief report: The use of experimenter-given cues by South American sea lions
Contributor(s):: Highfill, Lauren E., Schwammer, Harald, Kuczaj, Stan A.
A Case Study in Citizen Science: The Effectiveness of a Trap-Neuter-Return Program in a Chicago Neighborhood
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Contributor(s):: Daniel D. Spehar, Peter J. Wolf
The use of trap-neuter-return (TNR) as a method of managing free-roaming cat populations has increased in the United States in recent decades. Historically, TNR has been conducted most often at a grassroots level, which has led to inconsistent data collection and assessment practices....
A case study: the effect of visitors on two captive pumas with respect to the time of the day
Contributor(s):: Maia, C. M., Volpato, G. L., Santos, E. F.
This study analyzed the effects of noise levels and number of visitors on the behaviors of a mother puma and her daughter in a zoo environment with respect to the time of day. The study monitored visitation (noise and number) over two 1-week periods (4 weeks between periods) and frequency of...
A cat is watching : a look at the way cats see us
Contributor(s):: Caras, Roger A.
A cat named Darwin : how a stray cat changed a man into a human being
Contributor(s):: Jordan, William
A child's miracle
Contributor(s):: Franks, M. L.
A comparative study of the influence of social housing conditions on the behaviour of captive tigers ( Panthera tigris )
Contributor(s):: Rouck, M. de, Kitchener, A. C., Law, G., Nelissen, M.
Nowadays, zoos are increasingly concerned with animal welfare as public expectations and knowledge of the needs of captive animals increases. Although many zoos try to provide all sorts of enrichment for their big cats, the importance of social enrichment is not yet fully understood. This study...
A Comparative Study of the Use of Visual Communicative Signals in Interactions Between Dogs (Canis familiaris) and Humans and Cats (Felis catus) and Humans
Contributor(s):: Miklósi, Áam, Pongrácz, Péter, Lakatos, Gabriella, Topál, József, Csányi, Vilmos
A comparison of attachment levels of adopters of cats: fee-based adoptions versus free adoptions
Contributor(s):: Weiss, E., Gramann, S.
Nonhuman animal welfare professionals have been critical of adoption programs that do not charge a fee for adult cats, despite the high euthanasia rate for cats due to a reported lack of homes. The argument against the free cat adoptions cites a devaluation of the cat, which may affect the...