Behavioral profiles of feline breeds in Japan.

@article{Takeuchi2009BehavioralPO,
  title={Behavioral profiles of feline breeds in Japan.},
  author={Yukari Takeuchi and Yuji Mori},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={1053-7}
}
To clarify the behavioral profiles of 9 feline purebreds, 2 Persian subbreeds and the Japanese domestic cat, a questionnaire survey was distributed to 67 small-animal veterinarians. We found significant differences among breeds in all behavioral traits examined except for "inappropriate elimination". In addition, sexual differences were observed in certain behaviors, including "aggression toward cats", "general activity", "novelty-seeking", and "excitability". These behaviors were more common… CONTINUE READING

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