Human-Cat relationship

I. RESPONSIBLE OWNERSHIP

Opinion on Communicating the Duty of Care

Author: Companion Animal Welfare Council (CAWC)
Source: CAWC, 2013.
Document: CAWC Opinion on Communicating the Duty of Care May 2013_0

Cat Ownership Perception and Caretaking Explored in an Internet Survey of People associated with Cats

Author: Sarah Zito; D.Vankan; P.Bennett; M.Paterson; CJC.Phillips
Source: PLOS.org
Document: Cat Ownership and Caretaking

 

 

II. DOMESTICATION

The taming of the cat

Author: Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, Andrew C. Kitchener and Stephen J. O’Brien
Source:  © 2009 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, INC
Document: The taming of the cat

Le chat, l'homme et la souris

Author: jean Guilaine, Jean-Denis Vigne
Source:  larecherche.fr
Document: Le chat, l'homme et la souris

Early taming of the cat in Cyprus

Author: Jean Denis Vigne
Source:  Jean Denis Vigne 
Document: Early taming of the cat in Cyprus

Earliest evidence for commensal processes of cat domestication

Author: Aowu Hua, Songmei Huc, Weilin Wangc, Xiaohong Wud, Fiona B. Marshalle, Xianglong Chena, Liangliang Houa, and Changsui Wang
Source:  PNAS 
Document: Earliest evidence for commensal processes of cat domestication

 

III. PET OWNERSHIP BENEFITS FOR HUMANS

Friends With Benefits: On the Positive Consequences of Pet Ownership

 Author: McConnell A., Brown C. M., Shoda T. M., Stayton L. E.,Martin C. E.
 Source: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2011, Vol.101, Issue 6, pp. 1239-52. 
 Document:   http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/psp-101-6-1239.pdf

Health benefits (socioeconomic value) of companion animals

Author: The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA)

Source: Appendix 12 – FECAVA Council, Baden Baden – 28th March 2009
Document: Health benefits ( socio-economic) of companion animals

Friends for life: How pets keep older people healthy and active

Author: International Animal Health Organisation (IFAH)
Source:  IFAH, 2013.
Document: IFAHEurope_petselderly_pressrelease

The Role of Pets in Enhancing Human Well-being: Effects for Older People

Author: Hart L. A.
Source: in The Waltham Book of Human-Animal Interactions: Benefits and Responsibilities of Pet Ownership, Edit by Robinson I., 1995, Ch. III, pp. 19-30.
Document: The Role of Pets in Enhancing Human Well-being

Biology, Culture,and the Origins of Pet-Keeping

Author: Harold A.Herzog
Source: Animal Behavior and Cognition
Document: Biology, Culture, and the Origins of Pet-Keeping

 

IV. ANIMAL HOARDING

Animal hoarding: a Neglected Problem at the Intersection of Psychiatry, Veterinary Medicine, and Law

Author: Patronek G. J. and Weiss K. J.
Source: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts and University of Pennsylvania Forensic Psychiatry Program
Document:  Animal Hoarding

A Theoretical Perspective to Inform Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Animal Hoarders

Author: Patronek G. J. and Nathanson J. N.
Source: Clinical Psychology Review, 2009, Issue 29, pp. 274-281.
Document:  TherapistGuide

 

V. ANIMAL OFFENSES AND CRIMINALISATION 

Research Project Report: Status Dogs, Young People and Criminalisation: Towards a Preventative Strategy

 Author: Hughes G., Maher J., Lawson C.
Source: submission to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPC) by the Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, 2011, Cardiff University
Document:   http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/socsi/resources/wp139.pdf

Why doctors should care about animal cruelty

 Author: Sherley Miranda
 Source: Australian Family Physician, 2007, Vol. 36, Issues 1-2, pp. 61-63 
 Document:  20070129sherley

Understanding the Link – Animal Abuse, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence

Author: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Source: NSPCC
Document:  understandingthelinks_wdf48177

The "Making the Link" study

Author: The "Making the Link" study
Source: The "Making the Link" study
Document:  http://www.themakingthelinkstudy.org/

The ongoing impact of domestic violence on animal welfare

Author: CM Tiplady; DB Walsh; JC Phillips
Source: Animal Studies Journal
Document:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1178&context=asj

VI. OTHERS

People, pets, and wills — Taking care of our pets. Les gens, les animaux et les testaments — Prendre soin de nos animaux familiers

 Author: Ausman B.
 Source: Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2004, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 67-69.
 Document: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749588/pdf/14992257.pdf

Compassion Fatigue Management

Author: Veterinary Social Work
Source: The University of Tennessee- Institute of Agriculture, College of Veterinary Medicine
Document:  http://www.vet.utk.edu/socialwork/about/compassion-fatigue-management.php

Owner's perception of changes in behaviors associated with dieting in fat cats

Author: Emily D. Levine; Hollis N. Erb; Bill Schoenherr; Katherine A.Houpt
Source: journalvetbehavior.com
Document:  http://www.journalvetbehavior.com/article/S1558-7878%2815%2900194-X/pdf
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