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  1. Cat culture, human culture: an ethnographic study of a cat shelter

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    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...

  2. " I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism

    Contributor(s):: Myers, C. R.

  3. "Buddhist compassion" and "animal abuse" in Thailand's Tiger Temple

    Contributor(s):: Cohen, E.

  4. "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.

  5. "Citizen Canine" author on AMA

    Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions

    Author of "Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs" David Grimm is doing an AMA on Reddit today. There have been some interesting questions, and responses, so far...

    https://habricentral.org/forum/general-discussion/hcdiscussions/486

  6. "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.

  7. "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...

  8. "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...

  9. "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.

  10. "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.

  11. (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...

  12. 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.

  13. May 21 2017

    9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics

    The 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics will be of interest to veterinarians and researchers who work in genetics/genomics for canines and felines, and related...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/505

  14. A brief report: The use of experimenter-given cues by South American sea lions

    Contributor(s):: Highfill, Lauren E., Schwammer, Harald, Kuczaj, Stan A.

  15. A Case Study in Citizen Science: The Effectiveness of a Trap-Neuter-Return Program in a Chicago Neighborhood

    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....

  16. 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...

  17. A cat is watching : a look at the way cats see us

    Contributor(s):: Caras, Roger A.

  18. A cat named Darwin : how a stray cat changed a man into a human being

    Contributor(s):: Jordan, William

  19. A child's miracle

    Contributor(s):: Franks, M. L.

  20. 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...