Risk behaviours exhibited by free-roaming cats in a suburban US town

  title={Risk behaviours exhibited by free-roaming cats in a suburban US town},
  author={Kerrie Anne Therese Loyd and Sonia M. Hernandez and Kyler J. Abernathy and Barbara Christine Shock and Greg J. Marshall},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  pages={295 - 295}
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