The Relationship Between Coat Color and Aggressive Behaviors in the Domestic Cat

  title={The Relationship Between Coat Color and Aggressive Behaviors in the Domestic Cat},
  author={Elizabeth A Stelow and Melissa J. Bain and Philip H Kass},
  journal={Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science},
  pages={1 - 15}
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