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Decoding your cat : the ultimate experts explain common cat behaviors and reveal how to prevent or change unwanted ones / American College of Veterinary Behaviorists ; edited by Meghan E. Herron, DVM, DACVB, Debra F. Horwitz, DVM, DACVB, and Carlo Siracusa, DVM, PhD, DACVB, DECAWBM ; introduction by Steve Dale.

Herron, Meghan E., (editor.). Horwitz, Debra, (editor.). Siracusa, Carlo, (editor.). Dale, Steve, 1957- (writer of introduction.). American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, (author.).

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Homer Public Library 636.80835 AME 000157250 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Checked out 01/28/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328489906
  • ISBN: 1328489906
  • ISBN: 9780358310358
  • ISBN: 0358310350
  • ISBN: 035831027X
  • ISBN: 9780358310273
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The language of meow -- Welcoming your new best friend -- The feline dream home -- Social butterflies -- Living with multiple cats -- Unlocking the feline mind -- Do cats mean to be mean? -- My house is not your toilet -- I'm a scaredy-cat -- Oral obsessions -- I know it's normal, but how do I make it stop? -- The cat outside: so close but so scared -- Growing old with grace.
Summary, etc.:
"The cutting-edge, scientifically accurate, definitive book on the most popular behavioral issues that cats face"-- Provided by publisher.
One of the predominant reasons that owners abandon or give up their pets is because of unwanted behaviors. Many have tried to instruct proper cat training. Now experts at the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists provide an in-depth understanding of the underlying reasons for a cat's problem behavior, giving owners new insight on promoting their cat's physical and psychological health and wellness and maintaining a long and fulfilling relationship together. Conveying the newest and best information on cat behavioral science, this book will help readers provide a home environment that is happy, safe, and functional, and in general to help cats live longer and fuller lives. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Cats > Behavior.
Cats > Training.
PETS / Cats / General.
PETS / Reference.
PSYCHOLOGY / Animal & Comparative Psychology.
Cats > Behavior.
Cats > Training.