Cats: Biology, Behavior and Health Disorders


Taniyah Zakrevsky (Editor)
Vadik Lachinov (Editor)

Series: Animal Science, Issues and Research
BISAC: PET003000

This book presents topical research in the study of the biology, behavior and health disorders of cats. Topics discussed include the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasitic infections in cats; development of the cat sympathetic ganglia in postnatal ontogenesis; feline perioperative analgesia; streptococcal disease as an emerging pathogen of cats; feline endometrial adnenocarcinoma; and nonspatial visual recognition memory in cats. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Behavioural Ecology of the European Wildcat (Felis s. silvestris Schreber 1777), Domestic Cat (Felis s. catus L.) and their Hybrids: Current Implications in Wildcat Conservation
(Estelle Germain, Marie-Lazarine Poulle, CROC, Carnivores Recherche Observation Communication, Fonteny, France, and Centre de Recherche et de Formation en Eco-ethologie (URCA-CERFE), Boult-aux-Bois, France, and others)

Parasites in Cats
(Anna Ortuño, Joaquim Castellà, Parasitologia i Malalties Parasitàries, Dept. Sanitat i Anatomia Animals, Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

Development of Cat Sympathetic Ganglia in Postnatal Ontogenesis
(P.M. Masliukov, Dept. Normal Physiology, Yaroslavl State Medical Academy, Yaroslavl, Russia)

Feline Perioperative Analgesia in a Surgeon’s and Anethesiologist’s Perspective
(Lysimachos G. Papazoglou, Georgios M. Kazakos, Dimitrios Raptopoulos, DECVAA, Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinic of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Streptococcus Equi Subspecies Zooepidemicus: An Emerging Pathogen of Cats
(Ann P. Britton, Jennifer L. Davies, Animal Health Centre, British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, Abbotsford, BC, Canada, and others)
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Feline Endometrial Adenocarcinomas
(Ana Laura Saraiva, Rita Payan-Carreira, Maria dos Anjos Pires, CECAV, Univ. of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal)*

Nonspatial Visual Recognition Memory in Cats
(V.M. Okujava, T.A. Natishvili, Research Center for Experimental Neurology, Tbilisi, Georgia)*



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