Prevalence of house soiling and aggression in kittens during the first year after adoption from a humane society.

@article{Wright2004PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of house soiling and aggression in kittens during the first year after adoption from a humane society.},
  author={John c. Wright and Richard Toby Amoss},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={224 11},
  pages={1790-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine frequency of house soiling, aggression toward people, and aggression toward other cats among kittens adopted from an animal shelter and whether frequency of these behaviors was associated with age at the time of neutering. DESIGN Survey. ANIMALS 126 kittens adopted from a humane society at 6 to 13 weeks of age. PROCEDURE Owners of the kittens were contacted by telephone approximately 4, 18, and 52 weeks after kittens were adopted, and a behavioral assessment… CONTINUE READING