Social organization in the cat: A modern understanding

  title={Social organization in the cat: A modern understanding},
  author={S. Crowell-Davis and T. Curtis and R. J. Knowles},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={19 - 28}
  • S. Crowell-Davis, T. Curtis, R. J. Knowles
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
  • An increasing body of research work has made it clear that, while Felis catus can survive in the solitary state, social groups with an internal structure, are formed whenever there are sufficient food resources to support them. Most people who have cats have two or more cats. Failure to understand what will promote either friendly or aggressive behavior can lead to various behavior problems, including aggression and conflict over resources, such as food, resting sites and litterboxes. An… CONTINUE READING
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