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Title: The behaviour and ecology of domestic cats (Felis catus L.)
Authors: Panaman, Roger
Supervisors: Prescott, R. G. W.
Issue Date: 1984
Abstract: This thesis is a reconnaissance of the behavioural ecology of domestic cats. The principal subjects were two groups of farm cats. There was also a group of captive cats and a house cat. The study differs from all previous ones in that the cats were tame and therefore could be shadowed and observed for long periods at all hours. It deals with (1) activity patterns and activity budget, (2) use of space and social behaviour, (3) scent communication, (4) foraging and (5) population dynamics.
Type: Thesis
Publisher: University of St Andrews
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