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  1. Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]

    Contributor(s):: Dennis C. Turner

  2. The cat people revisited

    Contributor(s):: V. D. Volkan

  3. Introduction

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.

  4. Creature Contraband

    Contributor(s):: Kelsey Rindfleisch, Amber Klootwyk, Julie Doyle

    For some college students, one of the hardest parts of being away from home is being separated from their pets. Coming home after a long day of classes just isn’t the same without your best furry, scaly or feathered friend there to greet you at the door. According to the Department of...

  5. The status and evolution of laws and policies regulating privately owned tigers in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Michael Ambrogi, Caitlin Dufraine, Alan Shoemaker, Ronald L. Tilson

  6. Social behavior of domestic cats in the human home

    Contributor(s):: Bernstein, P. L., Friedmann, Erika, Turner, D. C., Bateson, P.

  7. Is animal-assisted psychotherapy a profession? The consolidation of the professional identity of the animal-assisted psychotherapist in Israel [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: Bar-On, S., Shapiro, A., Gendelman, A., Parish-Plass, N.

  8. The unique ethical stance of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: David, R. B., Parish-Plass, N.

  9. Elements of group psychotherapy found in individual animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]

    Contributor(s):: Ish-Lev, H., Amit, R., Parish-Plass, N.

  10. The animal as a relational medium: an object relations approach to the therapy triangle in animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]

    Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.

  11. Dilemmas, questions, and issues concerning the integration of animals into the psychotherapy setting [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.

  12. Animal-assisted psychotherapy from an attachment perspective [Theory]

    Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, S., Parish-Plass, N.

  13. The cat-human relationship

    Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Casey, R. A., Brown, S. L.

    The behaviour of cats and their interactions with humans are described.

  14. Well-being and its roots

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, A. F.

    This chapter describes the physiological and behavioural indicators of health and well-being in cats. The specific behavioural traits of some different cat breeds are also included.

  15. Around cats

    Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...

  16. Travel-related problems in pets

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.

    Sections on the nature and treatment of travel-related problems of pets, including cats.

  17. Introducing the new dog or cat into the home

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.

    Sections on potential stressors in the initial settling-in period, dos and don'ts for first encounters with a new pet, and problem prevention through education.

  18. Value conflicts in feral cat management: trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize?

    Contributor(s):: Palmer, C., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.

    This chapter explores the key values at stake in feral cat management, focusing on the debate over whether to use trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize as management tools for cat populations. The chapter provides empirical background on unowned cats, sketches widely-used arguments in favour of...

  19. Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Corr, S., Palmer, C., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M.

    Overfeeding is arguably the most significant feeding-related welfare problem for companion animals in developed countries. From an animal welfare perspective, the amount fed presents a dilemma between avoiding feelings of hunger and maximizing animal health. This chapter will not only focus on...

  20. Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals: Companion Animals and Animal Advocates

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollins

    "Companion Animals and Animal Advocates" is one chapter of "Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals."When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and learned that unwanted dogs are put to sleep. That event shaped his moral outlook...