Separation anxiety syndrome in cats: 136 cases (1991-2000).

  title={Separation anxiety syndrome in cats: 136 cases (1991-2000).},
  author={Stefanie Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={220 7},
  • S. Schwartz
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
OBJECTIVE To determine whether cats develop clinical signs typical of separation anxiety syndrome (SAS) and the type and frequency of applicable clinical signs in affected cats. DESIGN Retrospective study. ANIMALS 136 cats with clinical signs typical of SAS in dogs. Subjects were evaluated during home visits. PROCEDURE Medical records of pet cats evaluated for behavior problems during a 10-year period were reviewed. Medical records of cats that displayed behaviors typical of dogs with SAS… 

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